Speeches

* Please note that the information listed below is available mostly in English only.

February 07, 2017
Good evening. It is a pleasure to speak at the Kitikmeot Trade Show again this year. I always look forward to visiting Cambridge Bay. It’s hard to believe that this conference is in its 18th year already. Tonight, we are joined by Senator Dennis Patterson, Minister Keith Peterson, Mayor Jeanie Ehaloak and Kitikmeot Inuit Association President, Stanley Anablak. I would like to thank you all for joining me and I am very honoured to be here. Thank you to our Elders and the folks from Cambridge Bay – you are always gracious in your hospitality. ... read more.
February 03, 2017
Good Afternoon and thank you. It is a pleasure to be here and speak at the Northern Perspectives conference. This is the first year that both our Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Kivillaq Chamber of Commerce are hosting a northern conference in Manitoba. ... read more.
January 31, 2017
It is a pleasure to be here with you this morning. The Nunavut Climate Change Adaptation Workshop is a great opportunity to bring together experts from across our communities to speak to the important challenges and opportunities we face as a territory. ... read more.
October 04, 2016
Tonight, I would like to discuss this year’s theme “adapting to a changing circumpolar north,” shed light on its implications for Nunavut, and speak about the importance of research in the Arctic. ... read more.
September 28, 2016
September 20, 2016
It’s a pleasure to be to take part in the 2016 Nunavut Trade Show. I am delighted to welcome to our capital city. Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the bright future ahead for Nunavut. This year we celebrate 25 years of the Nunavut Trade Show. I’d like to thank the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce and its partners for keeping this important event going. It’s a unique forum for us to re-establish partnerships, and create discussion about growth in Nunavut. ... read more.
April 04, 2016
Good evening and thank you. It’s great to be here at the 2016 Nunavut Mining Symposium. Year after year, this symposium provides a great opportunity for businesses and stakeholders to come together and talk about an industry that is so important to Nunavut. ... read more.
February 09, 2016
Good evening and thank you. As always, it’s a pleasure to be here in Cambridge Bay to take part in the Kitikmeot Trade Show. ... read more.
January 30, 2016
Good afternoon and thank you. It’s great to be here at the 2016 Northern Lights Conference. It has been a busy week and I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many delegates, officials and participants. ... read more.
September 24, 2015
I want to thank all the delegates for being here. You are all business leaders and entrepreneurs and if it weren’t for you, we would not have such a successful Nunavut Trade Show and Conference. ... read more.
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