The Honourable Adam Arreak Lightstone

Constituency: 
Iqaluit-Manirajak

Minister of Finance

Minister of Human Resources

Legislative Office: 

Phone: (867) 975-5041
Fax: (867) 975-5030
Email: alightstone6 [at] gov [dot] nu [dot] ca

Constituency Office: 

P.O. Box 2529
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 979-4754
Fax: (867) 979-4753
Email: adamarreaklightstone [at] manirajakmla [dot] ca

Adam Arreak Lightstone was re-elected in the general election held on October 25, 2021, to represent the constituency of Iqaluit-Manirajak in the 6th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.

Mr. Lightstone was elected to serve on the Executive Council during the November 17, 2021, proceedings of the Nunavut Leadership Forum. Minister Lightstone was formally sworn into office on November 19, 2021. He serves as Minister of Finance, Minister of Human Resources and Minister responsible for the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission.

Mr. Lightstone previously sat as a Member of the 5th Legislative Assembly, during which he served as Co-Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Wellness and a member of the Management and Services Board.

Following graduation from Iqaluit’s Inuksuk High School, Mr. Lightstone received an Advanced Accounting Diploma from St. Lawrence College and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from Laurentian University.

Prior to his election, Mr. Lightstone served as a Senior Fiscal Advisor in the Expenditure Management Division of the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Finance.

Mr. Lightstone has been an active community volunteer with the Alianait Arts Festival, the Qajuqturvik Food Centre and the Iqaluit Humane Society. He has served on the board of directors of the Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society and has been the Secretary-Treasurer of the Iqaluit BPO Elks Lodge.

Mr. Lightstone’s personal interests include camping, reading and games of strategy.

Adam Arreak Lightstone and Hilary Burns are the proud parents of Aiden and Aviaq.