Cambridge Bay – Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

by Derek Neary- October 20, 2017

Keith Peterson, who served three terms, has chosen not to run again. Jeannie Ehaloak, Pamela Gross and Harry Maksagak are in a race for votes. Maksagak did not turn in a candidate profile. 

Jeannie Ehaloak
Manager, communications
Cambridge Bay
Age: 54
Family status: Common-law

Jeannie Ehaloak

Reason for running:

Cambridge Bay is a community growing at a fast rate, it will take leadership that has grown with the development.

My experience and knowledge as mayor, president of Nunavut Association of Municipalities has given me territorial and federal understanding of programs and how funding flows that will ensure Cambridge Bay has access and funding and infrastructure needed for quality program delivery and training… working for our future.

I have a passion for the residents, wildlife and environment.

 

 

Pamela Gross
Executive director at the Kitikmeot Heritage Society
Cambridge Bay
Age: 32
Family status: Single

Pamela Gross

Reason for running:

I am running for Cambridge Bay MLA as it’s something that I’ve envisioned since childhood. Our time is now for change.

As we continue to grow as a territory, our needs evolve. As we walk in both the modern and cultural worlds, we have needs and desires that we would like to see fulfilled in our community. The community works in a balanced cycle. In order for us to achieve a healthy community we have to continue to offer services and programs for residents to live vibrantly.

I’m excited to continue the effort to make our community and territory a better place for all Nunavummiut. Collectively we can work together to move our community forward.

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