News Releases

The News Releases in this section of the Website are those that relate to the Assembly as a whole.

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CURRENT NEWS RELEASES

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...

October 07, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 7, 2019) - Speaker Simeon Mikkungwak today issued the following statement:

September 25, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 25, 2019) - The Standing Committee on Legislation today announced the next steps in its consideration of Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act. Bill 25 was introduced by the Minister of Education on June 4, 2019, and was subsequently referred to the standing committee for...

September 10, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 10, 2019) - The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts will hold a televised hearing on the 2019 Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut on Support for High School Students and Adult Learners from September 25-26, 2019...

September 10, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 10, 2019) - The Legislative Assembly will reconvene at 1:30pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, for a special one-day sitting.

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