IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 8, 2022) - Speaker Tony Akoak today issued the following statement:
IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 13, 2022) - Speaker Tony Akoak today invited Nunavummiut to submit applications to serve on the Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission.
Section 14 of the Nunavut Elections Act requires that an electoral boundaries commission “must be established for Nunavut every 10 years commencing in 2022.” The last electoral boundaries commission was established in 2010. Its final report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on September 28, 2011.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 13, 2022) - Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Tony Akoak today announced that Maryanne Inuaraq Tattuinee and Dorothy Atuat Tootoo of Rankin Inlet will be this year’s recipients of the Order of Nunavut.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 22, 2022) - The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts will hold a televised hearing from April 26-27, 2022, on the Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut: Follow-up Audit on Corrections in Nunavut.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 19, 2022) - Speaker Tony Akoak today announced that the Legislative Assembly will reconvene on April 20, 2022, at 1:30pm.
Speaker Akoak said, “Following consultations with my colleagues, I am satisfied that the public interest requires that the House reconvene to fulfill its obligation under the Integrity Act to consider the recent report of the Integrity Commissioner.”
IQALUIT, Nunavut (March 28, 2022) - Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Tony Akoak today released the Report of the Integrity Commissioner of Nunavut to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Concerning the Possible Conflict of Interest Respecting the Appointment of the Acting Deputy Minister of Human Resources.
Commissioners Speech – Sixth assembly – FINAL
MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
Nunavut was created by Inuit unwilling to accept the status quo – visionaries who saw opportunity when others despaired. Trailblazers who managed to achieve agreement when the cards were unfairly stacked.
Nunavut was created by Inuit who wanted to protect and promote their way of life, language and heritage – visionaries who achieved a unique and historic agreement that secured Inuit rights and benefits
Perseverance, courage, resilience, and hope define our people.