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Official List of Candidates

Official List of Candidates

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Official List of Candidates

 

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 7, 2022 – Notice is hereby given to the Members of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) of the Official List of Candidates for President and various Community Directors. After 72 hours, there were no withdrawals or contestations from the unofficial list released on Friday.

 

The Official Candidates are:

President:

Olayuk Akesuk

Paul Okalik

 

Community Directors:

 

Clyde River

Inutiq Iqaqrialu

Mike Jaypoody

Billy Palluq

Neve Paniloo

Jaysie Tigullaraq

 

Igloolik

Peter Ivalu

Louis Tapardjuk

 

Iqaluit

Steven Polee Lucassie

Madeline Redfern

 

Kimmirut

Tommy Akavak – Acclaimed

 

Pond Inlet

Joshua Katsak

Katherina Lucy Pudluk

 

Sanikiluaq

Moses Appaqaq

Davidee Qavvik

 

Sanirajak

Solomon Allurut

David Curley

Priscilla Curley

Jopie Kaernerk

Mary Kuppaq

Abraham Qammaniq

 

 

Kinngait (by-election)

Martha Jaw

Adamie Nuna

Pitseolak Padluq

Ejetsiak Zeke Ejetsiak

 

All positions carry a four-year term, except for the Community Director in Kinngait, which is a two-year term by-election to fill a vacancy.

 

To be eligible to vote you must be an Inuk enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement, be at least 16 years old on December 12, 2022 and have regularly resided in the Qikiqtani Region for longer than one year.

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Monica Ell-Kanayuk

Chief Returning Officer

Tel: 867-222-5549

Email: qiacro@ayaya.ca

 

Nadia Ciccone

Office of the CRO

Ayaya Marketing and Communications

Tel: 867-979-1484

Email: nadiac@ayaya.ca

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