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News & Events

Territorial Elections

The Chief Electoral Officer has issued a writ of election to the Returning Officers in each of Nunavut’s 22 constituencies. The Election Day will be October 25.

Territorial Elections

Paul Quassa, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Aggu, today announced his decision to resign his seat as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, effective August 13, 2021.

Territorial Elections

The Commissioner of Nunavut, Eva Qamaniq Aariak, has issued the proclamation for the sixth General Election.

Territorial Elections

Recent amendments to the Nunavut Elections Act have created some changes for candidates and voters in the 2021 General Election.

Liquor Elections & Plebiscites

On April 26, eligible voters in Baker Lake cast their vote for the following question:

“Are you in favour of replacing the current unrestricted system in the Hamlet of Baker Lake and surrounding area to establish an Alcohol Education Committee?

Liquor Elections & Plebiscites

On November 9, 2020 eligible voters in Coral Harbour have cast their vote on the following question:

Are you in favour of replacing the current liquor prohibition system in the Hamlet of Coral Harbour and surrounding area with a restricted quantities system?

Liquor Elections & Plebiscites

On November 9, 2020 eligible voters in Arviat have cast their vote on the following question:

Are you in favour of replacing the current liquor prohibition system in the Hamlet of Arviat and surrounding area with a restricted quantities system?

Municipal Elections

Results – Pangnirtung Mayor By-election

Territorial Elections

Calvin Aivgak Pedersen has been acclaimed as MLA for the constituency of Kugluktuk.

Territorial Elections

Craig Atangalaaq Simailak has been acclaimed as MLA for the constituency of Baker Lake.