New Nunavut assembly sets its sights on next four years

After a week of discussions in Pond Inlet that concluded Feb. 23, Nunavut’s fifth legislative assembly has a mandate – Turaaqtavut (our goals). But until the document is tabled, sometime toward the end of the winter sitting set to conclude March 20, only the broad themes are known: Inuusivut (our lives): working towards community and...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.