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PETER TAPTUNA

Premier of Nunavut
The Honourable Peter Taptuna was acclaimed in the general election held on October 28, 2013, to represent the constituency of Kugluktuk in the 4th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Mr. Taptuna was elected Nunavut’s third Premier during the November 15, 2013 proceedings of the Nunavut Leadership Forum. Premier Taptuna was formally sworn into office on November 19, 2013. Premier Taptuna previously sat in the 3rd Legislative Assembly, during which he served as Deputy Premier, Minister of Economic Development and Transportation, Minister of Energy, Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation, Minister responsible for the Nunavut Development Corporation, Minister responsible for the Nunavut Business Credit Corporation and Minister responsible for Mines.
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