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Premier announces appointment to GN senior management

26 April 2019

News Release

For Immediate Release

Premier announces appointment to GN senior management

Iqaluit, Nunavut (April 26, 2019) – Premier Joe Savikataaq has announced the appointment of Jimmy Noble Jr. as Deputy Minister of Environment, effective May 13, 2019.

“Mr. Noble has been a great asset to the Government of Nunavut in various roles, including his most recent position as the Director of Emergency Management Services. His broad experience in wildlife conservation and environmental enforcement make him an ideal fit to lead the Department of Environment. I look forward to working closely with Mr. Noble to ensure responsible development, balanced with sustainability and stewardship remains a priority for our government,” said Premier and Minister of Environment Savikataaq.

Mr. Noble takes over from Acting Deputy Minister Steve Pinksen, who has guided the Department since December 2018.

“I’d like to thank Mr. Pinksen for his leadership and continued service. His long-term expertise and abilities are deeply appreciated,” said Premier Savikataaq.


Media Contact:

Cate Macleod

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Office of Premier Savikataaq




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