Nunavut Election

Kiv programs one step away from glory

January 10, 2018 - Chesterfield Inlet/Rankin Inlet

The excitement is starting to mount as programs in Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Inlet are both are on the short list to win a substantial Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) this month. Read More

ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᒥ

December 7, 2017 - Nunavut

ᐊᑖᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑎᓴᐱᕆ 11-ᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ. Read More

ᒦᓐ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓ

November 7, 2017 - ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ

ᔮᓐ ᒦᓐ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓᓂ/ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᕐᔪᐊᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ, 408-ᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᔪᐊᔾ ᑯᒃᓱᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ 115-ᓄᑦ. Read More

In Iqaluit upset, Lightstone wins over deputy premier

November 7, 2017 - Iqaluit

Iqaluit-Manirajak elected Nunavut’s youngest MLA Oct. 31 – Adam Arreak Lightstone – after he went to bed.

Polls for the riding came in late, after midnight. But by then, unofficially, he knew he’d beaten incumbent Monica Ell-Kanayuk. He just didn’t quite believe it. Read More

ᐃᒪᐃᓐᓂᐊᕋᓱᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᓱᓕᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ 16-ᓂ 22-ᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

November 5, 2017 - Nunavut

ᑖᓐᓇ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᕖᔅᐳᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᐅᒃᑑᐸ 31-ᖑᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓱᓕᓚᐅᖅᕐᒪᑕ 16-ᓂ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᓂ 22-ᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᕕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ. Read More

Voter turnout drops five percentage points

November 4, 2017 - Nunavut

Voter turnout for the 2017 territorial election fell to 65 per cent, down from 2013’s 70 per cent.

Iqaluit ridings, along with Netsilik, had the lowest turnout – below 60 per cent – while Arviat South and Arviat North-Whale Cove had the highest turnout at 81 and 79 per cent respectively.

“That’s something I don’t have any theories on at this time,” said chief electoral officer Dustin Fredlund. Read More

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

October 31, 2017 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she’s facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent margin of victory.
“It’s going to be a long week. I’m not going to lie to you,” said the Cambridge Bay mayor of six years.
Pamela Gross, who earned 250 votes to Ehaloak’s 259, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. Read More

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

October 30, 2017 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she’s facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent margin of victory.
“It’s going to be a long week. I’m not going to lie to you,” said the Cambridge Bay mayor of six years.
Pamela Gross, who earned 250 votes to Ehaloak’s 259, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. Read More

Uqqummiut — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

October 21, 2017 - Nunavut

Incumbent Pauloosie Keyootak faces contenders Jerry Natanine and Johnathan Palluq for the Uqqummiut seat, ehich include the communities of Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq. Keyootak and Natanine did not respond to survey requests. Read More

Quttiktuq – Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

October 20, 2017 - Arctic Bay/Grise Fiord/Resolute

It’s a crowded field in Quttiktuq with nine candidates on the ballot: Mishak Allurut, David Akeeagok, Kataisee Attagutsiak, Leo Eecherk, Gary Kalluk, Mavis Manik, incumbent Isaac Shooyook, Andrew Kuunak Taqtu and Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley. Eecherk and Manik did not turn in candidate profiles.  Read More

Amittuq – Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profile

October 20, 2017 - Hall Beach/Iglulik

Seven candidates are seeking election in Amittuq: Solomon Angugasak Allurut, Paul Haulli, Jason Ikeperiar, Erasmus Ivvalu, Joelie Kaernerk, Reena Akumalik Irqittuq and incumbent George Quviq Qulaut. Ivvalu and Qulaut did not submit profiles.  Read More