Premier’s Council of Federation Literacy Award

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Council of Federation Literacy Award. Premier Joe Savikataaq is accepting applications to recognize an individual who supports, encourages and shares ways to strengthen literacy skills in Nunavut.

The 2021 Nunavut Council of the Federation Literacy Award will be awarded to an individual who supports and inspires others to use Inuktut and develop their literacy skills – oral, written or through artistic expression. 

Nominate someone who has gone above and beyond to support and encourage others to develop their literacy skills. It could be a student, a teacher, a community volunteer, an Elder or a co-worker who promotes the importance of learning and connection, even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The winner will be recognized with a medallion and certificate presented by Premier Savikataaq in the fall. They will also receive $300.00 to put towards an education or literacy-related prize or bursary of their choosing.

The nomination form can be found here.

Deadline for nominations is June 17, 2021.


To nominate someone or for more information, contact: 

Sierra LeBlanc
Senior Communications Officer
Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs