Premier's Statements

March 15, 2022 Iqaluit, Nunavut Premier of Nunavut, P.J. Akeeagok, today released the following statement: “This weekend, members of my household and I were exposed to someone who later tested positive for COVID-19. Although I am not experiencing any symptoms at this time, per public health instructions I will be isolating until March 23. During my absence, Deputy Premier Pamela Gross will be Acting Premier. Like most Nunavummiut, I have been following public health measures to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19. I have been diligent in maintaining physical distancing, wearing a mask… read more.
Statement Premier Akeeagok optimistic about direction outlined in Throne Speech by first Inuk Governor General Premier PJ Akeeagok today released the following statement: “I welcome the direction outlined by Governor General Mary Simon in the Speech from the Throne. It was a proud day and an historic moment for Canadian Inuit to hear the first Indigenous Governor General in Canada deliver parts of the Speech from the Throne in Inuktitut. It was also powerful to see the Governor General start with a note about action on reconciliation. Some of the priorities outlined in the Speech from the… read more.