Nunavut’s cabinet censured, leadership forum for new cabinet member to be held Friday

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Nunavut MLAs moved Monday to censure cabinet, after Premier Joe Savikataaq took away Pat Angnakak’s cabinet portfolios for breaching cabinet confidentiality. A censure is a public reprimand to communicate disapproval. Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet MLA Cathy Towtongie introduced the motion, citing a “double standard.” “I do not accept, or have difficulty accepting, the explanation from...
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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.