Janet Pitsiulaaq Brewster

Constituency: 
Iqaluit-Sinaa
Legislative Office: 

Phone: (867) 975-
Fax: (867) 975-
Email: jpbrewster [at] assembly [dot] nu [dot] ca

Constituency Office: 

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Janet Pitsiulaaq Brewster was elected in the general election held on October 25, 2021, to represent the constituency of Iqaluit-Sinaa in the 6th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.

Ms. Brewster’s previous professional experience includes approximately two decades of work in senior positions with the territorial Department of Health in the fields of health promotion and protection, patient relations, medical travel and population health. Ms. Brewster is also a former Executive Director of the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association.

Ms. Brewster has served as the Deputy Mayor of Iqaluit and is a past member of the board of directors of the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, the Governance Council of the Nunavut and Northwest Territories Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission and the Northern Contaminants Program Management Committee. She was founding Vice-Chair of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and has been active with the National Family and Survivors Circle established under the 2021 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan and the Nunavut chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Ms. Brewster is an artist, harvester and mother to Taqtu, Ashevak and Napatsi.