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Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs

The Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs (EIA) is the central administrative department of the government and provides leadership and management support to departments in their delivery of programs and services. EIA is also responsible for communicating the policies, objectives and accomplishments of the GN, within the government itself, to Nunavummiut, and to those outside the territory.

The deputy minister of Executive is the secretary to cabinet and provides advice and administrative support to cabinet under the direction of the Premier.

Bureau of Statistics


The GN’s New Inuit Employment Plans to 2023 - The Government of Nunavut (GN) continues to be committed to increasing the number of Inuit employees in the territorial public service to be representative of the people we serve in Nunavut and to meet our obligations under Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement.

The Government of Nunavut’s Ottawa office

Conveniently located at 100 Sparks Street, the Government of Nunavut Ottawa office brings a piece of Nunavut to Parliament Hill, by serving as a base for the GN to work and advocate on behalf of Nunavummiut, in the nation’s capital.

Government officials use the office when attending to business in Ottawa. Space is also available for Nunavut organizations, if needed.

For inquiries, please contact:

Emily Tutanuak
Executive Services Coordinator
Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
Government of Nunavut Ottawa liaison office
100 Sparks Street, Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K1P 5B7

Phone: 613-233-9890
Fax:    613-233-2543


Public Documents

Guiding Principles - Inuit have always lived in a harsh climate. Survival is only achieved by working together on life skills and principles for living. Over the past ten years, our government has been guided by Inuit societal values, including those outlined in Pinasuaqtavut. We will continue to be guided by these principles from now into the future.

2018-2019 Budget Address - This budget advances our government’s work to improve the lives of Nunavummiut and begins to deliver on priorities identified in Turaaqtavut. 

Arctic Northern Policy Framework
      Nunavut Vision
      Pan-Territorial Chapter
      Government of Canada framework

2016-2019 Government of Nunavut and Territorial Corporations Business Plan

We can achieve this vision by stepping forward together. We are here to help all Nunavummiut build the future that we both desire and deserve. In stepping forward together, we can secure a better future for us all.

Appointment, compensation and benefits
Deputy head employment and compensation terms
- The objective of these Deputy Head Employment and Compensation Terms is to provide equitable and understandable employment and compensation terms for Deputy Heads. The terms should be applied equally and still be capable of accommodating circumstances and requirements that may be unique to Nunavut and/or individual Deputy Heads. The terms should balance the public interest with the individual needs and security of the Deputy Head.
Confidential Disclosure Forms

Turaaqtavut - Where we are aiming to go. 

Katujjiqatigiinniq Protocol - help guide shared Inuit-Government goals to benefit Nunavut Inuit.


Latest News

18 January 2022
I am saddened to begin this announcement on a sombre note. Last night one Nunavummiut passed away due to COVID-19.
13 January 2022
As of this morning Nunavut has 172 positive cases of COVID-19.
13 January 2022
The Government of Nunavut has allocated almost $4.5 million to help Nunavummiut access food hampers during COVID-19.
11 January 2022
As of this morning Nunavut has 192 positive cases of COVID-19.
06 January 2022
As of this morning Nunavut has 244 positive cases of COVID-19.
29 December 2021
As EIA is a central department, no services are altered or changed. The COVID Secretariat and Communications will continue to assist with any GN...
29 December 2021
As of this morning Nunavut has 74 positive cases of COVID-19. We have active cases in eight communities:
21 December 2021
nfortunately, we are going into the holiday season with some concerning news.
19 November 2021
Premier PJ Akeeagok announced portfolios for his new cabinet today.
23 November 2021
Premier PJ Akeeagok today released the following statement:
22 November 2021
Premier PJ Akeeagok is pleased to announce the appointments of Joe Kunuk as Principal Secretary and Virginia Mearns as Deputy Minister of Executive...
10 September 2021
Premier Joe Savikataaq has announced changes to the Government of Nunavut (GN)’s senior management team.

Latest Documents

13 March 2017
In August 2014, Premier Taptuna met with the other 12 Canadian premiers for the Council of the Federation.
21 February 2014

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