News releases

IQALUIT, Nunavut – Premier Paul Quassa and Cabinet Ministers met this week to discuss priorities for the new government mandate of Nunavut’s fifth Legislative Assembly. The Cabinet retreat wrapped up in Igloolik on Thursday. During the week-long retreat, Cabinet met with the Tuukkaq Elders’ Society, the Igloolik Hamlet Council, Kingulliit Productions, staff at Government of Nunavut offices, students at the elementary and high schools, and took part in a community feast on Thursday evening. "Together, we are looking forward and beyond to envision a brighter future for Nunavut and… read more.
IQALUIT, Nunavut – Premier Paul Quassa today announced additional changes to the Government of Nunavut’s senior management team. Effective January 8, 2018: Udloriak (Udlu) Hanson becomes Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Transportation. Sheila Kolola becomes President of the Nunavut Arctic College. Effective January 22, 2018: Pujjuut Kusugak becomes Deputy Minister of Education. "These appointments will help achieve the vision and direction of our new government. I am excited for these leaders to shape critical programs and services, and bring new insight and… read more.
IQALUIT, Nunavut – Premier Quassa has announced changes to the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) senior management. "A new Executive Council means a fresh start for our territory, and an opportunity to renew our direction and commitment to our people and partnerships," said Premier Quassa. "It’s also a time to re-evaluate and re-align our senior management to ensure program effectiveness and renewed leadership within the public service." Effective immediately: Sherri Rowe, Rebekah Williams and Chris D’Arcy are no longer with the Government of Nunavut. Kathy Okpik moves from Deputy… read more.
IQALUIT, Nunavut – Premier Paul Quassa announced portfolios for his new cabinet today. The fifth executive council of Nunavut is a mix of new and returning politicians, and the first time Nunavut has three female cabinet ministers. These portfolios emphasize Premier Quassa’s commitment to fulfilling important campaign promises, fostering understanding and compassion, and putting people first. “I want to thank the members of cabinet for their enthusiasm and dedication to serve Nunavummiut,” said Premier Quassa. “While we certainly have significant work ahead of, we are all eager to meet… read more.