The Nunavut Leadership Forum will convene at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning
With yesterday’s announcement that legislative assembly Speaker Simeon Mikkungwak will be resigning his position at the close of business today, the Nunavut Leadership Forum will waste no time in selecting the next Speaker. The forum, which consists of all regular MLAs, will be gathering tomorrow morning, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m., to select Mikkungwak’s replacement….
Billy Cain, regional councillor for Tasiujaq, welcomes the results of a vote to hold the spring meeting of the Kativik Regional Government in his home community. The vote was held on Monday, Feb. 24, after discussions narrowed the choice of host community down to either Tasiujaq or Salluit. Tasiujaq won 15 to seven. The spring meeting moves around the region each year and last year went to Kuujjuaraapik. In 2018, it was in Aupaluk. Tasiujaq last hosted the spring meeting in 2009. (Photo by Elaine Anselmi)
Canada Parks employee Despoina Kavousanaki points out a detail on an epaulette found during the 2019 excavation of the HMS Erebus to Stanley Anablak, president of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, and Pamela Gross, president of the Inuit Heritage Trust, at Parks Canada’s conservation laboratories in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 20. Gross told those present that the trust is working towards having a museum in the territory to showcase the finds from the Franklin vessels. (Photo by Patricia Lightfoot)