News Releases

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CURRENT NEWS RELEASES

December 04, 2019

The Members of the Legislative Assembly are pleased to invite you and your family for the annual Christmas Lights Across Canada celebration at the Legislative Assembly. Join us for an evening of lights, hot chocolate, hot dogs and glowing surprises for the kids.

When: December 5,...

November 20, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 20, 2019) - Speaker Simeon Mikkungwak today issued the following statement:

“Former Member of the Legislative Assembly Peter Kattuk passed away earlier today following a long illness. Peter represented the constituency of Hudson Bay for two terms and I join his family and former...

November 08, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 8, 2019) - The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Legislation today announced the schedule for its upcoming televised hearings on Bill 25, the proposed Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act.

October 11, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 11, 2019) - Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Simeon Mikkungwak today announced that Ms. Karliin Aariak has been appointed Acting Languages Commissioner of Nunavut. The appointment is effective October 21, 2019.

October 11, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 11, 2019) - Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Simeon Mikkungwak today announced that the swearing-in ceremony for Mr. David Qamaniq, Member-Elect for Tununiq, will take place at 09:00am on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

October 11, 2019

Applications are invited for the position of Languages Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment.

The Languages Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to the Official Languages Act....

October 11, 2019

Applications are invited for the position of Languages Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment.

The Languages Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to the Official Languages Act....

October 11, 2019

Applications are invited for the position of Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment.

The Information and Privacy Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to...

October 11, 2019

Applications are invited for the position of Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment.

The Information and Privacy Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to...

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