Unofficial List of Candidates

Friday, November 4, 2016

Iqaluit, Nunavut (November 4, 2016) – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) received the following nominations for the upcoming elections scheduled for December 12, 2016.  (Nomination period is extended until November 10, 2016 in Resolute Bay)

Vice President

Olayuk Akesuk

Larry Audlaluk


Joe Attagutaluk

Community Director, Arctic Bay

Levi Barnabas

Moses Koonoo

Audrey Qamanirq

Jeremy Tunraluk

Community Director, Cape Dorset

Mathew S. Jaw

Tikitoq Kingwatsiak

Simigak Suvega

Community Director, Grise Fiord

Jarloo Kiguktak

Liza Ningiuk

Community Director, Qikiqtarjuaq

Harry Alookie

Loasie Audlakiak

Stevie Aulaqiaq

Jaloo Kooneeliusie

Adrian Toomasie

Community Director, Pangnirtung

Peter Evvik

Lasalosie Ishulutak

Community Director, Resolute Bay

(Nomination period extended until November 10, 2016, 5pm local time)

The official list of candidates will be announced on Monday November 7 at 6pm EST. Any beneficiary who believes that a candidate is not eligible to be a candidate may, within 72 hours, advise the Chief Returning Officer in writing outlining the reasons for that belief.

Voting day for this election is December 12, 2016.

For further information, please contact:

Adamee Itorcheak

Chief Returning Officer

Tel. 867-222-5549

Fax. 867-979-1487