Invitation for Public Submissions

Review of Nunavut’s Official Languages Act
and the Inuit Language Protection Act

Section 37 of Nunavut’s Official Languages Act and section 43 of the Inuit Language Protection Act require that the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut conduct a review of the provisions and operations of the legislation.

The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Legislation invites Nunavut residents and organizations to provide formal written submissions on the administration, implementation, effectiveness of provisions and achievement of objectives of Nunavut’s language legislation: the Official Languages Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act. Submitters may be invited to appear before the standing committee at televised hearings to be held during September of 2023.

Electronic copies of the legislation can be downloaded from the Government of Nunavut’s website at the following locations:


Paper copies are available upon request from the Office of the Legislative Assembly.

Submissions will be accepted until 5:00pm on June 30, 2023, and should be addressed to:

Joe Savikataaq, MLA
Chair, Standing Committee on Legislation
Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1200
Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-5000 / Fax: (867) 975-5190

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