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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


Honourable Joe Savikataaq, Premier of Nunavut

  • Premier of Nunavut
  • Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
  • Minister Responsible for Senior's Advocate
  • Minister Responsible for the Utility Rates Review Council
  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister of Energy


Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier

  • Deputy Premier
  • Minister of Economic Development and Transportation
  • Minister Responsible for Mines
  • Minister Responsible for Nunavut Business Credit Corporation
  • Minister Responsible for Nunavut Development Corporation
  • Minister Responsible for Trade


Honourable Elisapee Sheutiapik

  • Government House Leader
  • Minister of Family Services
  • Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
  • Minister responsible for Homelessness
  • Minister responsible for Immigration
  • Minister responsible for Poverty Reduction


Honourable Jeannie Ehaloak

  • Minister of Justice
  • Minister responsible for Democratic Institutions
  • Minister responsible for Human Rights Tribunal
  • Minister responsible for Labour
  • Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation


Honourable George Hickes

  • Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Financial Management Board
  • Minister of Health
  • Minister responsible for Suicide Prevention
  • Minister responsible for the Liquor Commission
  • Minister responsible for the Liquor Licensing Board
  • Minister responsible for Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission


Honourable David Joanasie

  • Minister of Education
  • Minister of Culture and Heritage
  • Minister of Languages


Honourable Lorne Kusugak

  • Minister of Community and Government Services
  • Minister of Human Resources


Honourable Patterk Netser

  • Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation
  • Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College