Premier Savikataaq announces key appointment

June 19, 2018

IQALUIT, Nunavut – Premier Joe Savikataaq today announced the return of Simon Awa as Chief Negotiator of Devolution, effective immediately.

"Mr. Awa has been an invaluable member of the Government of Nunavut (GN) for more than 15 years," said Premier Savikataaq. "This government values the dedication and service of our staff. As we work with the federal government and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. towards an agreement-in-principle, I am confident that Mr. Awa is the best individual to lead this process for the GN. His work on this file over the past four years has been invaluable."

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Media Contact:

Cate Macleod
Press Secretary
Office of Premier Savikataaq
867-975-5059
cmacleod@gov.nu.ca