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Paul Quassa removed from Nunavut premiership

Nunavut MLAs voted Thursday to remove Paul Quassa from the premiership, with ministers backing the regular MLA caucus motion in a 16-3 vote. Chair of the regular members' caucus Arviat North - Whale Cove MLA...

ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᒥ

ᐊᑖᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑎᓴᐱᕆ 11-ᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ: ᑲᑎᒪᔨᑦ (ᓯᑕᒪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᐃᑦ): ᐃᓕᓴᐱᑦ ᐃᖅᑯᒃ ᔪᐊᔾ ᐃᕼᐊᓗᒃ ᑖᒥ ᐊᐅᓚᔾᔪᑦ ᑑᓂ ᐱᓂ ᔫ ᓄᑲᖅᖠᖅ ᓴᕕᑲᑖᖅ ᑯᓄ ᑕᑦᑐᐃᓂ ᕕᓕᐊᒻ ᑎᒃᑕᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᖅ: ᒪᐃᔭ: ᓵᓐ ᐊᑕᖓᓛᒃ ᓖᓇ ᑕᐸᑕᐃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᑦ (6 ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᐃᑦ): ᓯᐅᕋ ᐊᓂᕐᓂᖅ ᑖᒪᔅ ᐊᓂᕐᓂᖅ ᐸᐅᓚ ᕼᐅᐃᓴᓐ ᑭᕙᓐ ᐃᒃᓯᒃᑖᕐᔪᒃ ᔫ ᓄᑲᖅᖠᖅ...

Nunavut cabinet assigned its work for the next four years

The 22 MLAs of Nunavut's 5th legislative assembly elected seven cabinet ministers Nov. 17, and today Premier Paul Quassa assigned them portfolios. The legislators met for their first sitting despite the fact the City of...

Quassa chosen as premier

One ballot is all it took for Nunavut's newest assembly to elect Paul Quassa as Premier. The elder statesman was chosen to lead for the next four years over three other candidates: Patterk Netser, Joe...

ᒦᓐ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓ

ᔮᓐ ᒦᓐ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓᓂ/ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᕐᔪᐊᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ, 408-ᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᔪᐊᔾ ᑯᒃᓱᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ 115-ᓄᑦ. ᒦᓐ, ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 37-ᓂᒃ, ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᖓᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᓂᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᕕᒋᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᕋᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖑᖅᑎᑕᖃᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ. ᒦᓐ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᓄᑕᕋᖃᖅᖢᓂ, ᓄᓕᐊᓂᓗ (ᓕᓐ) ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑎᒃ ᐊᑯᓂ...

In Iqaluit upset, Lightstone wins over deputy premier

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...

Arviat North/Whale Cove election winner proves he’s the Main event

John Main captured the seat in the Arviat North/Whale Cove riding in convincing fashion, receiving 408 votes to incumbent George Kuksuk's 115. Main, 37, will be going to Iqaluit to represent his riding for the...

ᐃᒪᐃᓐᓂᐊᕋᓱᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᓱᓕᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ 16-ᓂ 22-ᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᑖᓐᓇ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᕖᔅᐳᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᐅᒃᑑᐸ 31-ᖑᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓱᓕᓚᐅᖅᕐᒪᑕ 16-ᓂ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᓂ 22-ᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᕕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ. ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ, ᐃᒪᐃᓕᖓᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᒋᐊᖓᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒧᑦ ᕌᐱᓐ ᐊᓇᕗᐊᒃᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᖓ ᑐᐊᕕᖅᖢᓂ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ. ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓵᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᕐᕕᒃᔪᐊᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᖅ, ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ...

Voter turnout drops five percentage points

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...

ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᓯᐸᐃᔪᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ, ᓚᐃᑦᓯᑑᓐ ᐊᑭᓯᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᑉ ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂᒃ

ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ-ᒪᓂᕋᔭᒃᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᖕᓂᖅᐹᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᓂ ᐅᒃᑑᐸ 31-ᒥ - ᐋᑕᒥ ᐋᕆᐊᖅ ᓚᐃᑦᓯᑑᓐ - ᓯᓂᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑕᒫᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᕈᑎᕕᓃᑦ ᐊᑯᓂ ᓈᓴᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑭᖑᕙᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᐅᓐᓄᐊᕌᓗᒃᑯᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᖁᓛᓂ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᐃᓐᓇᓚᐅᕋᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᖓᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᕙᒌᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᐊᑭᓯᓂᐊᕆᐊᒥᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᒨᓂᑲ ᐃᐊᓪ-ᑲᓇᔪᕐᒥᒃ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᐅᒃᐱᕆᓗᐊᓚᐅᖏᑕᖓ. “ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᖓᓂ ᐅᓪᓘᕋᑖᖅᑐᓂ (ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ),...

Amateur poll correctly predicts 16 of 22 ridings

A survey run on Facebook the weekend before the Oct. 31 territorial election correctly predicted 16 of the 22 soon-to-be MLAs. The survey, said its creator Robin Anawak, was a spur-of-the-moment thing. The budding pollster...

ᐊᕝᕙᖏᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦ ᐲᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᑎᑐᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᐲᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ. ᓗᐊᓐ ᑯᓱᒐᒃ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᑉᓗᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᓂᒋᐊᓂ ᐊᑭᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᒥ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᑉᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐋᓖᔅ ᓴᒻᒧᖅᑐᖅ 309-ᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᑉᓗᓂ 136 −ᓄᑦ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓᓂ/ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᒃᓴᐃᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑐᓐᖓᕕᒃᑯᑦ ᑎᒥᖓᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑳᑎ...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

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...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Quassa ready to become premier

After being elected to a second term as Aggu MLA by 10 votes, Paul Quassa is prepared to become the territory's premier. "Oh definitely," he said. "That's why I wanted to get re-elected. I feel...

Half of Kivalliq MLAs turfed in territorial election

Kivalliq voters went old school and voted for experience on an election night that saw three of the region's six incumbents defeated. Lorne Kusugak avenged his loss in the Rankin Inlet South riding during the...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Akeeagok runs away with Quttiktuq

Quttiktuq was a crowded field with nine candidates, but one stood out among the rest: David Akeeagok. The senior GN bureaucrat far outpaced his competitors, racking up 189 votes compared to only 78 for Mishak...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Towtongie promises to boost Chesterfield Inlet

Cathy Towtongie said she won't allow her name to stand for premier or a cabinet seat until she meets with constituents in Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Inlet first. The former Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

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...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Mikkungwak staves off Kabloona in Baker Lake

Due to brief confusion on the Elections Nunavut website, Simeon Mikkungwak initially thought he lost his Baker Lake seat to Karen Kabloona, but he held off her charge by a 389-280 count. "What's going on?"...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Incumbent Keyootak victor in Uqqummiut

Pauloosie Keyootak now has the opportunity to serve a full term as MLA for Uqqummiut. Qikiqtarjuaq's Keyootak declared victory over Clyde River hero Jerry Natanine, who helped ensure seismic testing would not take place in...
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