Cabinet

Cabinet, or Executive Council, is the senior decision making body of government and is made up of the Premier and usually seven members, all of whom are elected by the Legislative Assembly.

 

Cabinet Ministers

Honourable Peter Taptuna, Premier of Nunavut

  • Premier 
  • Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs
  • Minister responsible for Seniors’ Advocate
  • Minister responsible for Immigration

 

 

Honourable Monica Ell-Kanayuk, Deputy Premier

  • Deputy Premier 
  • Minister of Economic Development and Transportation
  • Minister responsible for Mines
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Business Credit Corporation
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Development Corporation
  • Minister responsible for the Status of Women
  • Minister responsible for the Utility Rates Review Council

 

 

Honourable George Kuksuk    

  • Minister of Culture and Heritage
  • Minister of Languages
  • Minister responsible for Nunavut Housing Corporation

 

 

Honourable Johnny Mike         

  • Minister of Family Services
  • Minister responsible for Poverty Reduction
  • Minister responsible for Homelessness
  • Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation

 

 

 

Honourable Keith Peterson

  • Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Financial Management Board
  • Minister of Justice
  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Liquor Commission
  • Minister responsible for the Liquor Licensing Board
  • Minister responsible for the Human Rights Tribunal
  • Minister responsible for the Labour Standards Board
  • Minister responsible for Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission

 

 

Honourable Paul Quassa

  • Minister of Education
  • Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College
  • Government House Leader

 

 

Honourable George Hickes

  • Minister of Health
  • Minister responsible for Suicide Prevention

 

Honourable Joe Savikataaq

  • Minister of Community and Government Services
  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister of Energy
  • Nunavut Chair, Hudson Bay Roundtable