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Netsilik – Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

The Netsilik riding will see incumbent Emiliano Qirngnuq attempt to fend off challenger Joe Tulurialik. Joe Tulurialik Reason for running: I'd like to be the voice for the riding. I'm confident and outspoken, and I'll fight for what both...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

Quttiktuq – Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

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...

Iqaluit-Niagunnguu — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

Incumbent Pat Angnakak and Anne Crawford face off in a second territorial election, while newcomer Franco Buscemi comes in to challenge both   Pat Angnakak   Reason for running:   I am running in this election because I feel I...

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...

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...

Pangnirtung — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

Pangnirtung will see Harry Dialla, Margaret Nakashuk and Hesakiah Oshutapik challenge incumbernt Johnny Mike at the polls Oct. 30. Mike and Oshutapik did not respond to survey requests by deadline.   Harry John Dialla Reason for running: I...

ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐅᓇᑕᕈᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ

ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑕᐅᔪᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒥᐅᒧᑦ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐊᒥᑦᑐᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖓᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᖃᖅᐸᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᖔᓂᑦ ᐱᔪᒥᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᓯᖔᖁᔨᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᒥᔪᖓ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐲᑕ ᓯᐊᑯᓗᒃ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖓᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᓪᓗᒍ. “ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖃᕐᓂᕈᑦᑕ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒥᐅᒥᒃ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᖔᖅᑐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓱᒪᒐᑦᑕ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓴᕐᓂᓴᖅᓇᔭᕋᓱᒋᓪᓗᒍ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒥᐅᓂᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᓵᖓᓂᖅᓴᐅᓇᔭᕐᒪᑦ,” ᓯᐊᑯᓗᒃ ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ, ᑐᓵᔨᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᔩᑯ ᓯᒥᐅᓂᒥᒃ. ᓯᑕᒪᑦ ᐊᒥᑦᑐᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖃᑕᐅᔪᑦ 7-ᐅᖕᒪᑕ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pangnirtung — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles — updated

Pangnirtung will see Harry Dialla, Margaret Nakashuk and Hesakiah Oshutapik challenge incumbernt Johnny Mike at the polls Oct. 30. Oshutapik did not respond to survey requests.   Harry John Dialla Reason for running: I think our community concerns...