NEWS 2015

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Ayalik Fund sends first youth on Outward Bound adventure

9 December 2015 Nunatsiaq News recently covered the first Outward Bound trip funded by the Ayalik Fund. Read more about Ian and Shania's adventure in the Rockies...

Nunatsiaq News recently covered the first Outward Bound trip funded by the Ayalik Fund. This past summer, The Ayalik Fund's first grant provided two Inuit youth, Ian and Shania, with a great experience to explore the Rocky Mountains.
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Iqaluit residents support the Ayalik Fund

24 October 2015 Friends and colleagues at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada in Iqaluit raised more than $1600 for the Ayalik Fund at an Oktoberfest fundraiser…

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Nunavut Tunngavik Bake Sale

14 August 2015 The social committee at Nunavut Tunngavik, the organization that represents the Inuit of Nunavut (also Laurie’s employer), recently held a bake sale, raffle and 50/50 draw in Iqaluit. Many friends and colleagues donated their time and a multitude of delicious goodies. All this effort and generosity paid off in spades – $1350 was raised for the Ayalik Fund.
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Feature article in Nunavut News

OTTAWA 29 May 2015 He was right-handed but he shot left in hockey. He wore number 22 of course, in honour of Jordin Tootoo. Eric Ayalik Okalitana Pelly played guitar and piano, he loved to fish and canoe and it’s nearly impossible to find a photo of him where he is not smiling...

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Eric’s teammates play memorial game as fund-raiser for Ayalik Fund

17 April 2015 Eric loved hockey. He rooted his self-esteem in being part of a team, in the admiration from his teammates and his skill at the game. Ten years of minor hockey in Ottawa was one of the most important parts of his life. Remembering those years, his favourite coach Roger said...