NUNAVUT VOTES 2008
Eva Aariak topples incumbent to become Nunavut's 2nd premier
First-time member of the legislative assembly Eva Aariak defeated incumbent Paul Okalik to become Nunavut's second premier Friday, and the northern territory's first female premier.
Nunavut MLAs get ready to pick premier, cabinet
As members of Nunavut's third legislative assembly prepare to decide who will lead the territory for the next four years, rumours and intense lobbying abound in the contest for the top job.
Akulliq byelection scheduled for Dec. 15
People living in Repulse Bay and Kugaaruk, Nunavut, will finally choose their MLA next month, after a court challenge cancelled the voting there in last month's territorial election.
Nunavut MLAs to choose premier, cabinet next week
Nunavut's newly elected politicians will select the territory's premier, speaker, and most of its cabinet ministers in a leadership forum scheduled for Nov. 14.
Nunavut judge throws out Anawak election challenge
The Nunavut Court of Justice has dismissed a constitutional challenge of the territory's Elections Act by former politician Jack Anawak.
Schell wins South Baffin byelection
Voters in the Nunavut communities of Cape Dorset and Kimmirut chose Fred Schell as their new MLA in a byelection Monday.
South Baffin voters go to the polls
Voters in Kimmirut and Cape Dorset, Nunavut, are casting their ballots Monday for a new MLA, one week after most other Nunavummiut elected their representatives.
Voter turnout drops in Nunavut
The number of eligible voters who cast a ballot in Nunavut's election Monday was down 10 per cent from 2004, the territory's chief electoral officer says.
Fresh faces unseat cabinet ministers in Nunavut election
A wave of change swept over Nunavut's political landscape on Monday, with first-time MLAs entering office and unseating three cabinet ministers in the process. Premier Paul Okalik and his finance minister both kept their seats.
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