Program: Qaggiq (“Gathering Place”) – is a current affairs program (refers to a large igloo built for the gathering of several families).
Producer: Iqaluit Inuit Broadcasting, Nunavut
Host: Sytukie Joamie
Segment 1: Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Manitok Thompson of the Government of the Northwest Territories dismisses the city council of Iqaluit. Ben Ell and Anne Crawford convey their unhappiness with the removal of the council.
Segment 2: Charlie Lyall gives an update on the mining meeting he attended. He conveys how the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement needs to be respected by the mining companies.
Segment 3: John Todd is the Minister for Economic Development. He reports on his visit to Baker Lake to meet with artist and carvers. He also meets with the Hamlet council to hear community concerns.
Segment 4: Igloolik Hunters and Trappers hold a public meeting. The issues brought forward are the polar bear quota and the use of whale nets.
The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, established in Canada's territory of Nunavut, has been producing Inuit language video, by, for and about Inuit since 1981. This video is from their collection and has been made available on the Internet for your enjoyment through funding provided by the Government of Canada and the Government of Nunavut.