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Premier Savikataaq meets with Prime Minister Trudeau

28 November 2019

Statement 

Premier Savikataaq meets with Prime Minister Trudeau 
 
Premier Joe Savikataaq today released the following statement: 
 
“Today I met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to discuss Nunavut’s urgent needs and priorities. 
 
I re-iterated our territory’s infrastructure deficits, particularly around housing. We spoke at length about healthcare delivery and opportunities for Nunavummiut. I also took the occasion to speak to Nunavut’s resource development potential, and the need to balance conservation efforts with sustainable, responsible development.  
 
I thank the Prime Minister for his openness and look forward to making significant progress together to benefit Nunavummiut.”  
 
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Media Contact:  
 
Cate Macleod
Press Secretary
Office of Premier Savikataaq
867-975-5059 867-222-5763
cmacleod@gov.nu.ca