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November 03, 2020

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 3, 2020) - The Legislative Assembly approved a motion at its sitting of November 2, 2020, recommending that Mr. Graham Steele be appointed Nunavut’s new Information and Privacy Commissioner. The motion was unanimously adopted by the House.

October 30, 2020

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 30, 2020) - A new member of the Executive Council was chosen today by the Nunavut Leadership Forum. The Forum consists of all MLAs.

Margaret Nakashuk, Member for Pangnirtung, was elected to serve on the Executive Council.

The Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act provides that the Premier has the...

October 28, 2020

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 28, 2020) - The Legislative Assembly’s Caucus today announced that the Nunavut Leadership Forum will convene at 3:00pm (EST) on Friday, October 30, 2020, to select a new member of the Executive Council.

September 28, 2020

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 28, 2020) - Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Paul Quassa today announced that Mr. Peter Tapatai will be this year’s recipient of the Order of Nunavut.

On January 1, 2010, The Order of Nunavut Act came into force. The objective of the Order is to...

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