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Honourable Joe Savikataaq

Premier of Nunavut
Premier Joe Savikataaq was selected by his colleagues in the 5th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut to lead Nunavut on June 14, 2018.
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Latest News

02 July 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has announced a presumptive case of COVID-19 at the Mary River Mine, 176 kilometres... Read More
29 June 2020
I am pleased to announce the Government of Nunavut is expanding our Nunavut Essential Workers Wage Premium. Through this program the GN funds... Read More
29 June 2020
Requests to enter the territory for construction related projects or to travel within the territory for construction related projects can be emailed... Read More
29 June 2020
Today marks the third bi-weekly announcement for Nunavut’s Path for moving forward during COVID-19. There are still no cases of COVID-19 detected in... Read More
25 June 2020
Starting Monday, June 29, the Government of Nunavut (GN) COVID-19 media updates will be broadcast once a week, on Mondays at 11 a.m.
18 June 2020
Ministers responsible for housing from the Governments of Nunavut, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Canada met via teleconference today to discuss... Read More
15 June 2020
Family members can resume visiting in our correctional facilities through the normal appointment process. There will be some restrictions in place... Read More
08 June 2020
As of June 8, the Government of Nunavut will resume in-territory duty travel for employees, according to regular practices. Both essential and non-... Read More
04 June 2020
As part of the Government of Canada response to the COVID 19 pandemic, seniors who are in receipt of either the Old Age Security (OAS) or the... Read More
28 May 2020
Territorial parks in Nunavut will reopen on June 1, 2020. All park buildings will remain closed, and the parks will be available for outdoor... Read More
28 May 2020
The Department of Education has developed guidelines for child-care facility reopening, including information on enhanced cleaning and hygiene, and... Read More
14 May 2020
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Michael Patterson, Premier Joe Savikataaq and Minister of Health George Hickes will now provide updates on the... Read More
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