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Premier Peter Taptuna congratulates new federal ministers

04 November 2015 

Statement

Premier Peter Taptuna congratulates new federal ministers

November 4, 2015

Iqaluit, NU

Premier Peter Taptuna released the following statement:

"I would like to extend congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his newly appointed cabinet.

Specifically, I commend Nunavut’s member of Parliament Hunter Tootoo on his appointment as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Minister responsible for the North.

I look forward to working closely with our member of Parliament on Nunavut’s priorities to ensure our territory’s continued growth and prosperity.

I would also like to congratulate Carolyn Bennett on her appointment as Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.

I am eager to begin our work together and foster a strong relationship that benefits Nunavut and the North."

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Media Contact:

Yasmina Pepa

Chief, Public Affairs

Office of Premier Taptuna

867-975-5059

ypepa@gov.nu.ca