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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

13 July 2020
Since March 17, when schools were closed to students, the Department of Education has been working diligently in preparation for the upcoming 2020-21... Read More
13 July 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
13 July 2020
As Nunavut continues its path forward, I am pleased to announce the further easing of restrictions in the territory. On July 20, all licensed... Read More
10 July 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has confirmed that follow-up testing of the presumptive case of COVID-19 at Mary River... Read More
09 July 2020
Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until July 23, 2020.
08 July 2020
Information on the process for companies and individuals wishing to carry out mineral exploration or other work in Nunavut during the COVID-19 period.
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
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
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