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Peter Kattuk died Wednesday following a lengthy illness.
photo courtesy of Peter Kattuk

Former Hudson Bay MLA Peter Kattuk died on Wednesday and the legislative assembly issued a statement of condolences through Speaker Simeon Mikkungwak.

“Peter represented the constituency of Hudson Bay for two terms and I join his family and former constituents in mourning his passing,” Mikkungwak said. “Peter was well respected for his commitment to public service and his environmental advocacy.”

Kattuk had been battling a lengthy illness.

The community flag of Sanikiluaq has been lowered to half-mast at the legislative assembly in honour of Kattuk’s passing.

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Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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