Sgt. Roger Hitkolok plans to lead seven other Kugluktuk Rangers on a boat trip to Victoria Island this week to help track activity in the Northwest Passage. Read More
With First Air and Canadian North proposing to merge and alarmed by some recommendations in the GN’s Airline Procurement Strategy, Iqaluit city council has passed two resolutions encouraging more airline competition. Read More
The 22 MLAs of Nunavut’s 5th legislative assembly elected seven cabinet ministers Nov. 17, and today Premier Paul Quassa assigned them portfolios.
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
John Main captured the seat in the Arviat North/Whale Cove riding in convincing fashion, receiving 408 votes to incumbent George Kuksuk’s 115. Read More
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 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
ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ-ᒪᓂᕋᔭᒃᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᖕᓂᖅᐹᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᓂ ᐅᒃᑑᐸ 31-ᒥ – ᐋᑕᒥ ᐋᕆᐊᖅ ᓚᐃᑦᓯᑑᓐ – ᓯᓂᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More
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
After being elected to a second term as Aggu MLA by 10 votes, Paul Quassa is prepared to become the territory’s premier.
Kivalliq voters went old school and voted for experience on an election night that saw three of the region’s six incumbents defeated. Read More