Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Tables Documents

Nov 21 2017

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 21, 2017) - The Honourable Joe Enook, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, today tabled the 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Languages Commissioner of Nunavut and the 2018 Sitting Calendar for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.

The Languages Commissioner of Nunavut is an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly. Section 24 of the Official Languages Act requires that the annual reports of the Languages Commissioner be tabled in the Legislative Assembly by the Speaker.

Speaker Enook said, “The standing committees of the 5th Legislative Assembly will be established during the upcoming 2018 winter sitting of the House. Their schedule for televised hearings on this annual report and other items will be announced at a later date.”

Rule 3(2) of the Rules of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut requires that the institution’s annual sitting calendar be tabled in the House by the Speaker.

As today’s sitting occurred before the formal announcement of Ministerial portfolios, Speaker Enook also tabled a number of documents on behalf of the Government of Nunavut, including the 2016-2017 Public Accounts.

Electronic versions of the documents can be downloaded from the Legislative Assembly’s website at the following location: http://www.assembly.nu.ca/tabled-documents.

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For more information:

John Quirke, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly

Tel: (867) 975-5000

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