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News & Events

The 2017 General Election Campaign Financial Returns are now available to view by following this link: 

Territorial Elections

The Report on the Conduct of the Fifth Nunavut General Election is now available by following this link: Report on the Conduct of the Fifth Nunavut General Election

Liquor Elections & Plebiscites

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – (January 22, 2018)

On January 22, eligible voters in Baker Lake voted on the following question:

Eligible voters in Baker Lake will cast their vote for the following question:

“Are you in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction in Baker Lake and having an unrestricted system where only the general liquor laws of Nunavut apply?”


Territorial Elections

The judge has certified that Jeannie Ehaloak has obtained a higher number of votes than any other candidate and is declared elected.

Territorial Elections


Pursuant to the Proclamation of Election by the Commissioner of Nunavut, 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 30.

Liquor Elections & Plebiscites

In March 2017, the Minister of Finance instructed the Chief Electoral Officer to conduct a plebiscite in Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay to ask voters: “Are you in favour of a beer and wine store opening in your municipality?”