Iqaluit, Nunavut 

Where: Astro Theater and Conference Center 

Astro Hill Complex

When: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

from 9:00am until 4:00pm

This event is free and open to the public! If you are interested in attending please e-mail us at or RSVP to our Facebook event here.

View the press release here

To continue the conversation, we invite you to review the conference archive:

Part 1 - Elder Jack Anawak 1.mp3

Part 2 - Project Presentation 1.mp3

Part 3 - Morning Panel (TNI + CBC North).mp3

Part 4 - Minister Hickes.mp3

Part 5 - Mayor Redfern.mp3

Part 6 - Afternoon Panel (IBC, CFRT, TV Nunavut).mp3


Download the Poster here
Download the Program Here


9:00 - 9:30 - Registration and Coffee
9:30 - 10:00 - Opening Ceremony with Elder Jack 
10:00 - 10:05 - Organizing Team Address
10:05 - 11:35 - Morning Panel with Madeleine d'Argencourt (Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, President), Claude Grenier (Taqramiut Nipingat Inc., Executive Director), and more.
11:35 - 11:50 - Remarks by Minister George Hickes and Review of Winnipeg Gathering
11:50 - 12:50 - Lunch (not provided)
12:50 - 1:00 - Remarks from Mayor Madeleine Redfern
1:00 - 2:15 - Afternoon Panel organized by CFRT 107.3
2:15 - 2:30 - Break
2:30 - 3:15 - Discussion on CRTC Process and CRTC Policy

Discussion Topics:

  • How would you like the CRTC consultation process to be conducted? 
  • How should the review process itself be changed?
  • What should the policy entail?
  • What are the elements to include or exclude?
  • What changes would be required to the Broadcasting Act to ensure the policy is upheld?

See Native Radio Policy CRTC Public Notice 1990-89 (



Frobisher Inn
Astro Hill Complex
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A0H0
Hotel Website:
Toll Free: 1-877-422-9422
Rate: $228/night
In preparation for The Future of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Broadcasting regional gathering in Iqaluit, Nunavut, the Project Team organizing these activities would like to acknowledge that this event will take place in the homeland of the Inuit people.