To provide language services utilizing accurate and effective communication for client audiences and the public at large.
Connecting workplaces to the community utilizing accomplished independent language specialists by giving back to the community’s economy. Using digital technology, provide multi-language services to enhance public engagements.
Guiding the working world to the Inuit community; bridging the gap by means of diversified interpreting and language cultural barriers.
To follow the linguistic trends of the communities in Nunavut and the circumpolar world.
Innirvik Support Services (2003) Ltd is a 100% Inuit owned and operated company based in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Innirvik was created in 1997 and later merged with another translation business called Nunavut Tusaavut Inc. in 2003. Innirvik now specializes in simultaneous interpretation/video systems rental and sales, interpretation, translation and transcription services, and board room rental.
Staff of Innirvik consists of President/Owner (Rhoda Cunningham), General Manager (Christina Stoney), Manager of Technical Services (George Metuq), Administrator (Alexandra Cunningham) and 4 part-time Technicians (Joseph Holland, Elaina Cooper, Ryan Takawgak, and Israel Mablick. They are all from Nunavut.
The clientele fluctuates between 300 - 500 and they range from the north to the rest of Canada and beyond. Electronic mailing makes this possible to provide translations from anywhere. Independent subcontractors are used for language services namely in translations, interpreting, and transcribing. Language services include the three official languages, Inuktut, French and English.
Equipment rental and sales provides for meetings, assemblies, conferences, workshops of any size from a portable system to large symposiums. Multi-channel systems make it possible for multi-language functions to happen. A 10’ x 6’ projector screen can make for a comfortable event. Video and webcasting can also be incorporated into systems.
Received Business of the Year award from the Nunavut Business Achievement Awards at the Nunavut Trade Show in 2000
Nominated for Best Aboriginal-Owned Company from the Frozen Globe Awards for 2012 hosted by Up Here Business Magazine
Nominated for 2013 Language Recognition Award given out annually by Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtii