Kanguq - Hiver/ᐅᑭᐅᖅ/ Winter 2016 - Page 11

I t isn’t news to anybody in Nunavik that the cost of living up north is very high. With unemployment in the region almost twice what it is in the rest of Québec, a young family starting out in life can spend a small fortune to make their home comfortable with the basics: furniture for the bedrooms and living areas, appliances for the kitchen, a washer/dryer, maybe a sewing machine. And if you are someone who really wants to go out hunting and fishing, just because you like it, or so you can feed your family the favourite country foods,