Nunavut’s newest MLAs sworn in

Nunavut’s newest members of the legislative assembly were sworn in at a ceremony in the legislature on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Calvin Aivgak Pedersen, on the far left, was acclaimed as the MLA for Kugluktuk on July 24. Craig Atangalaaq Simailak, centre, was acclaimed the same day as MLA for Baker Lake. The ceremony was closed to the public and media, following Nunavut’s COVID-19 public health orders. The new MLAs are at work this week in committee meetings, and they will join other MLAs during the next sitting of the legislature starting on Sept. 21. (Photo by Michel Albert)

By Nunatsiaq News

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(5) Comments:

  1. Posted by why u dum on

    first thing that should be done is vote of confidence

  2. Posted by Secular Humanist on

    Why are they praying? I don’t think that is appropriate in government. This practice should be stopped.

    • Posted by Crystal Clarity on

      The Supreme Court already ruled on prayer in public places.years ago ie they should not be doing it. And they don’t let schools do the Lord’s prayer so they shouldn’t be praying at the legislature or any other public meeting or gathering.,

  3. Posted by Not OKAY on

    Is that guy standing by the mic reading from the bible? Are you guys serious, this non-sense and I want to know to end this!

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