Arts and Culture Apr 15, 2022 – 5:44 pm EDT
Akeeagok takes in Toonik Tyme
Premier and family were among the crowd of festival goers on Good Friday
Nunavut Premier PJ Akeeagok and his family were among a large crowd of spectators taking in Toonik Tyme festivities on the Iqaluit sea ice on Good Friday. “Seeing all the smiles means everything,” Akeeagok told Nunatsiaq News in an interview. He also said that he was thankful to the organizers for their work putting on the event, and he was happy to spend some time during the long weekend relaxing with family and friends. Toonik Tyme continues with snowmobile races and hunters’ events until Sunday. (Photo by Jeff Pelletier)
By Nunatsiaq News
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