Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Mourns the Passing of Former MLA Tommy Enuaraq

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 13, 2023) - Speaker Tony Akoak today issued the following statement:

I was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Tommy Enuaraq, who represented the constituency of Baffin Central in the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories prior to division in 1999. Mr. Enuaraq passed away following a long illness. Mr. Enuaraq was an educator, author and leader who represented his constituents with pride. On behalf of all Members of the Legislative Assembly, we extend our condolences to his family.

Legislative Assembly Invites Applications to Serve on the Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission

IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 13, 2022) - Speaker Tony Akoak today invited Nunavummiut to submit applications to serve on the Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission.

Section 14 of the Nunavut Elections Act requires that an electoral boundaries commission “must be established for Nunavut every 10 years commencing in 2022.” The last electoral boundaries commission was established in 2010. Its final report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on September 28, 2011.