Official Notice of Election

Official Notice of Election

 In Media Releases

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 6, 2020 – Notice is hereby given to the voting members of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) that an election will be held on December 14, 2020.

The official list of Candidates is as follows:

Vice President

Olayuk Akesuk

Jerry Natanine

Jaco Newkingak

Cornelius K. Nutarak


Levi Barnabas

Enoki Irqittuq

Johnny Mike

Community Director Arctic Bay

Andrew Taqtu

Jeremy Tunraluk

Community Director Grise Fiord

Nominations extended until Nov. 13, 5pm local time

Community Director Kinngait

Mathew Saveakjuk Jaw

Adamie Nuna

Community Director Pangnirtung

Peter Evvik

Looee Mike

Charlie Qumuatuq

Community Director Qikiqtarjuaq

Harry Alookie

Jonah M. Audlakiak

Stevie Aulaqiaq

Community Director Resolute Bay

Paul Amagoalik – Acclaimed

Candidates for Community Director in Grise Fiord have until Nov. 16, 5pm local time to withdraw their nominations papers, at which time the official candidates will be announced.

To be eligible to vote you must be at least 16 years old on Election Day, an Inuk registered with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., and have for at least twelve consecutive months preceding election day been a resident of the electoral community.

Polling stations will be open in all Qikiqtani communities from 10am to 7pm local time on December 7 for advance voting and on December 14, Election Day.

Members can also vote by Proxy. Applications available from your local CLO office, or contacting the numbers listed below.

 For more information contact:

Paul Okalik Nadia Ciccone
Chief Returning Officer (CRO)

c/o Ayaya Communicatons

Tel: 867-222-5549

Fax: 867-979-1487


Ayaya Communications

157 Nipisa Street

Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0

Tel: 867-979-1484




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