Phone: (867) 975-5014
Fax: (867) 975-5112
P.O. Box 8
Gjoa Haven, NU
Phone: (867) 360-6337
Fax: (867) 360-6819
Tony Akoak was re-elected in the general election held on October 25, 2021, to represent the constituency of Gjoa Haven in the 6th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
Mr. Akoak was acclaimed as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly during the Nunavut Leadership Forum’s proceedings of November 17, 2021. He took the Chair at the first sitting of the 6th Legislative Assembly on November 19, 2021.
Mr. Akoak previously sat as a Member of the 4th and 5th Legislative Assemblies and served as a Deputy Chairperson of the Committee of the Whole.
Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Akoak was employed as a public servant with the Legal Services Board of Nunavut. Mr. Akoak’s previous professional experience includes management positions with Arctic Co-operatives, Ltd. Mr. Akoak has also worked as a Community Aerodrome Radio Station Observer/Communicator. Mr. Akoak received his secondary education in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Tony and Annie Akoak have two children. Mr. Akoak’s personal interests include hunting, camping and cooking.