Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou MP Sylvie Bérubé, left, and Nunavut MP Lori Idlout travelled to Nunavut and Northwest Territories in March. The two talked to Nunatsiaq News about what they hope to see in the federal budget, to be released Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Lynda Perreault)
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to table budget Tuesday in House of Commons
Nunavut MP Lori Idlout hopes the federal government is ready to spend on transportation improvements in the territory when it delivers its 2023 budget on Tuesday. In an interview, Idlout highlighted several specific areas to which she wants Ottawa to commit funding, but did not say how much she’s hoping for. Federal Finance Minister Chrystia...
Family Services Minister Margaret Nakashuk presents awards at legislative assembly
Nunavut Family Services Minister Margaret Nakashuk, middle, presents two Nunavummiut presents the 2022 Wise Woman and Outstanding Young Woman awards at the legislative assembly in Iqaluit Thursday. Naullaq Lambe, left, accepted the Outstanding Young Woman award on behalf of her sister, Anna Lambe. Elisapee Sheutiapik received the Wise Woman award. The awards recognize “women who are dedicated to improving the lives of women and families in our territory,” according to the Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council. (Photo courtesy of the Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council)