Qikiqtani Inuit Association – Official Notice of Election

Qikiqtani Inuit Association – Official Notice of Election

 In Media Releases

November 5, 2018

Notice is hereby given to the voting members of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) that an election will be held on December 10, 2018.

The official list of Candidates is as follows:

President Qikiqtani Region PJ Akeeagok


Community Director Clyde River Inutiq Iqaqrialu

Mike Jaypoody

Patrick Palituq

Billy Palluq

Community Director Sanirajak Reena Irqittuq

Jason Kaernerk

Jopie Kaernerk

Abraham Qammaniq

Community Director Igloolik Solomon Allurut

Johnny Malaiya Kublu

Jefferson Uttak

Community Director Iqaluit Steven Polee Lucassie

Jesse Mike

Simon Nattaq

Noah Papatsie

Community Director Kimmirut Tommy Akavak


Community Director Pond Inlet David Curley

Charlie Inuarak

Sam Sr. Omik

Community Director Sanikiluaq Moses Appaqaq

Joe Arragutainaq

Peter Kattak

Sarah Kittosuk


To be eligible to vote you must be a Canadian citizen, at least 16 years old on Election Day, an Inuk registered with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and permanently residing in one of the 13 communities in the Qikiqtani region.

Polling stations will be open in every Qikiqtani community from 10am to 7pm local time on December 3 for advance voting and on December 10, Election Day. Polling station to vote for the QIA President position only, will also be available in Ottawa on the same days.

For more information contact:

Paul Okalik                                                     Office of the CRO

Chief Returning Officer                               Ayaya Communications

Tel. 867-222-5549                                        Nadia Ciccone/Jason Roberts

Email: qiacro@ayaya.ca                              Tel: 867-979-1484

Email: nadiac@ayaya.ca or jasonr@ayaya.ca


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