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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

The Honourable Tony Akoak

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly


The Honourable PJ Akeeagok

Premier of Nunavut
Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
Minister of Indigenous Affairs
Minister responsible for Immigration
Minister responsible for the Utility Rate Review Council


The Honourable Pamela Gross

Deputy Premier
Minister of Education
​Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College


The Honourable Lorne Kusugak

Government House Leader
Minister of Economic Development and Transportation
Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation


The Honourable David Akeeagok

Minister of Environment
Minister of Justice



The Honourable David Joanasie

Minister of Community and Government Services



The Honourable Adam Arreak Lightstone

Minister of Finance
Minister of Human Resources


The Honourable John Main

Minister of Health
Minister responsible for Suicide Prevention


The Honourable Margaret Nakashuk

Minister of Family Services
Minister responsible for Status of Women
Minister responsible for Homelessness


The Honourable Joanna Quassa

Minister of Culture and Heritage
Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation
Minister responsible for Languages
Minister responsible for Seniors