Premier's cabinet

Cabinet, or Executive Council, is the senior decision-making body of government and is made up of the Premier and usually eight members, all of whom are elected by the Legislative Assembly.

Honourable Peter Taptuna
Premier

Honourable Peter Taptuna

Premier
  • Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs
  • Minister responsible for Seniors’ Advocate 
Honourable Monica Ell-Kanayuk
Deputy Premier

Honourable Monica Ell-Kanayuk

Deputy Premier
  • Minister of Economic Development and Transportation
  • Minister responsible for Mines
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Business Credit Corporation
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Development Corporation
  • Minister of Energy
  • Minister responsible for the Status of Women
  • Minister of Health
  • Minister responsible for Suicide Prevention
Honourable George Kuksuk

Honourable George Kuksuk

  • Minister of Culture and Heritage
  • Minister of Languages
  • Minister of Family Services
  • Minister responsible for Poverty Reduction
  • Minister responsible for Homelessness 
Honourable Johnny Mike

Honourable Johnny Mike

  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister responsible for the Utility Rates Review Council 
Honourable Paul Okalik

Honourable Paul Okalik

  • Minister of Justice
  • Minister responsible for the Human Rights Tribunal
  • Minister responsible for the Labour Standards Board
  • Minister of Health
  • Minister responsible for Suicide Prevention
  • Minister responsible for Immigration 
Honourable Keith Peterson

Honourable Keith Peterson

  • Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Financial Management Board
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Liquor Commission
  • Minister responsible for the Liquor Licensing Board
  • Minister responsible for Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission
  • Minister of Justice
  • Minister responsible for the Human Rights Tribunal
  • Minister responsible for the Labour Standards Board
Honourable Paul Quassa

Honourable Paul Quassa

  • Minister of Education
  • Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College
  • Government House Leader 
Honourable George Hickes

Honourable George Hickes

  • Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation 
Honourable Joe Savikataaq

Honourable Joe Savikataaq

  • Minister of Community and Government Services
  • Nunavut Chair, Hudson Bay Roundtable