Certified Results Arviat Liquor Plebiscite

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?

In addition to the general liquor laws of Nunavut, the restricted quantities system would limit the amount of liquor that a person can purchase in or import into the community every 7 days to:

  1. 8.52 litres of beer (24 x 355ml)
  2. 8 litres of wine (2 boxes of 4 L or 10 bottles of 750ml)

The results of this plebiscite are as follows:

       # of Votes      % of votes cast
    YES votes 392 52.6%
    NO votes 353 47.4%
    Rejected ballots 5  
    Total Votes 745  

Voter turnout: 59%