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ITK Presidential Candidates and Election Information

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Announcement of Candidates for Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Presidential Election


July 24, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announced yesterday that there are three candidates for the organization’s presidential election.

The candidates, in alphabetical order, are:

Peter Ittinuar
Natan Obed
Peter Williamson

The election will take place on August 16, 2018, in Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region, following ITK’s annual general meeting, which begins on August 15.

Following ITK’s by-laws, the nomination period for the Presidential election began on June 19. Notice was issued in Northern newspapers, in print and online, through interviews with CBC radio, and on the social media channels of ITK and Inuit Regional Organizations. The nomination of each candidate was reviewed by ITK’s Returning Officers and accredited as valid according to the criteria in ITK’s by-laws.

ITK sought biographies, photographs and contact information for each candidate. These are available here:

ITK, formerly Inuit Tapirisat of Canada, is the national voice of 65,000 Inuit living across Canada and in communities throughout Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories. ITK’s vision is Canadian Inuit prospering through unity and self-determination.

For more information:

ITK Communications
[email protected]

The ITK Presidential Election will take place on August 16th at the ITK Annual General Meeting being held this year in Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

For more information about the election procedures, please visit see ITK’s By-Laws.



Candidates Bios are available here.

ᐱᕙα“ͺα“•αŠα”ͺᑦ ᓴᖅᑭᑕᐅα”ͺᑦ


α‘α“΄α–…α‘Žα‘¦α‘Žα“‚α•α’₯ᑦ α“‚α•ˆαŠα’α’ƒα“΄α…α”ͺα“‚ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ αŠα–“α”ͺᖅᑳᒧᑦ α“‚α•ˆαŠα•α“‡α…α“›α–…α‘α’§α‘¦



α”ͺα“šαƒ 24, 2018 – α‹α‘α•š, α‹α“α‘Žα…α•†α”ͺ – ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α“‡α“—α“‡αƒα–…α“―α“šα…α–…α‘α‘¦ ᐃᑉᐸᔅᓴᖅ ᐱᖓᓲᒻα’ͺα‘• α“‚α•ˆαŠα•‹α”…α“΄αƒα‘¦ α‘²α‘α”Ύα”¨α–ƒα‘Žα’Œα’§α‘¦ αŠα–α”ͺα–…α‘³α’₯ᑦ α“‚α•ˆαŠα“‚α•α’§α‘¦.


α“‚α•ˆαŠα’α’ƒα“΄α…α”ͺᑦ, αŠα‘Žα•ˆα“―α–α‘¦ α’ͺᓕᒑᓗᒋᑦ, α‘–α’ƒα‘―αŠα–‘α”ͺᑦ:


ᐲᑕ αƒα‘Žα“α“„αŠα–…
ᓇᐃᑕᓐ α†α±αŠα‘¦
ᐲᑕ α…αƒα“•αŠα’»α“΄α“


α“‚α•ˆαŠα“›α–…α‘α‘¦ α‹α’‘α’Œα“― 16, 2018-α’₯, ᐃᓅᕕᖕα’₯, αƒα“„α••αŠα“—αƒα‘¦ ᓄᓇᖓᓂ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ αŠα•α•Œα’α‘•α’«α–…α“―α…α‘Žα–α“α“‚ α‘²α‘Žα’ͺα–…α‘³α“šα…α–…α‘Žα“ͺᓗᒋᑦ α±α’‹αŠα•α“—α’ α‹α’‘α’Œα“― 15.


α’ͺᓕᑦᑐᒋᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α’ͺᓕᒐᕋᓛᖏᑦ, α“‚α•ˆαŠα•‹α”…α“΄α–‘α–…α‘Žα‘¦α‘Žα“‚α–… αŠα–α”ͺᖅᑳᒧᑦ α“‚α•ˆαŠα“‚α•α’§α‘¦ α±α’‹αŠα“šα…α–…α‘α–… α”«α“‚ 19. ᖃᐅᔨᒃᑲᐅᑦ α‘α“‚α”­α…α“šα…α–…α‘α‘¦ ᐅᑭᐅᑕᖅᑐα’₯ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᕐᓂᑦ ᐱᕙα“ͺα“•αŠα”ͺᓕᕆᔨᓄᑦ, α‘Žα‘Žα•‹α–…α“―α’ͺα“ͺα“—α‘Ž αŠα’»α’ͺ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ, αŠα±α–…α“±α–…α‘•α…α“‚α’ƒα‘―α‘¦ ᓯᐲᓯᒃᑯᑦ α“ˆα“šα…α‘Žα’ƒα‘―α‘¦, αŠα’»α’ͺ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑐᓴᐅα’ͺα–ƒα‘¦α‘•α…α‘Žα”Ύα”ͺα‘Žα“„α‘¦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ αŠα’»α’ͺ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ αŠα••α‘¦α‘α–…α“―α’ͺα”ͺᓂᑦ α‘²α‘α”Ύα”¨α–ƒα‘Žα’Œα–α‘¦. α“‚α•ˆαŠα•‹α”…α“΄α–‘α–…α‘Žα‘¦α‘Žα“‚α–… αŠα‘α“‚ α“‚α•ˆαŠα•‹α”…α“΄α…α”ͺᓄᑦ α•Ώα’₯α•α•ˆα”­α…α“šα…α–…α‘α‘¦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α“‚α•ˆαŠα–…α‘α“•α•†α”¨α–“α“„α‘¦ αŠα’»α’ͺ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅα“ͺα“—α‘Ž α“ˆα’»α’ͺα‘¦α‘α‘Ž α’ͺᓕᑦᑐᒍ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α’ͺᓕᒐᕋᓛᖏᑦ.


ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α•Ώα“‚α“šα…α–…α‘α‘¦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᔭᖅᓯα’ͺᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ, αŠα”Ύα”¨α“α–‘αŠα“‚α‘¦ αŠα’»α’ͺ α‘α‘­α“―α’‹αŠα•α’α••α–α“α“‚α‘¦ αŠα‘α“‚ α“‚α•ˆαŠα•‹α”…α“΄α…α”ͺᓂᑦ. α‘–α’ƒα‘―αŠ αŠα‘αƒα“α“‡α…α”ͺᑦ ᐅᕙᓂ:


ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯, α‘•αƒα’Žα“―α–ƒα“šα…α–…α‘‘α’α“—αŠα–… ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕆᓴᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯, ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ α“‚α±α–α‘Žα’‹α”­α…α”ͺα–… 65,000-ᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯α’«α’₯ αŠα’»α’ͺ ᓄᓇᓕᐅα”ͺα“‚ ᓄᓇᕗᒻα’₯, ᓄᓇᕕᒻα’₯, α“„α“‡α‘¦α“―αŠα•—α’»α’₯ αŠα’»α’ͺ αƒα“„α••αŠα“—αƒα‘¦ ᓄᓇᖓᓂ α“„α“‡α‘¦α“―αŠα•α’₯. ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᖅᑕᖓ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖁᕝᕙᐸα“ͺα“•αŠα”ͺᑦ α‘²α‘α”Ύα”¨α–ƒα‘Žα’Œα“α“‚α’ƒα‘―α‘¦ αŠα’»α’ͺ ᐃᒻα’₯α“‚α’ƒβˆ’α‘²α”ͺᖏᖅᓯα’ͺᓂᕐᒧᑦ.



ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕα’₯ (ITK) ᑐᓴᐅα’ͺα‘Žα‘¦α“―α”ͺᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ
[email protected]

Pivalliajut Saqqitaujut


Tusaqtittinirmit Niruagaksaujuni Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Angajuqqaamut Niruarnaulaaqtumut



Julai 24, 2018 – Aatuvaa, Aantiuruju – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami nalunaiqsilauqtut ippassaq pingsuummata niruarassait kattujjiqatigiimut angijuqaamit niruanirmut.


Niruagaksaujut, atirusingit maliglugit, taakkuangujut:


Piita Ittinuar
Natan Obed
Piita Williamson


Nirualaaqtut Aaggiisi 16, 2018-mi, Inuuvingmi, Inuvialuit Nunangani, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami arraagutamaaqsiutinginni katimaqqaalauqtillugit pigiarlugu Aaggiisi 15.


Malittugit Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami maligaralaangit, niruarassangurtittiniq angijuqaamut niruanirnut pigialauqtuq juuni 19. Qajikkaut tunijaulauqtuq ukiaqtaqtumi uqalimaagarnit pivalliajulirijinut, titiraqsimalluti amma qarasaujakkut, apiqsuqtaunikkut sipiisif naalautikkut, amma qarasaujakkut tusaumaqattautijjutinut Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami amma inuit avittuqsimajunit katujjiqatigiingit. Niruarassanguqtitiniq atuni niruarassaujunut qimirrujaulauqtut Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami nirusqtulirijinganut amma nalunaiqtaulluti naammattuti malittugu Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami maligaralaangit.


Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami qinilauqtut nalunaijaqsimaninginnut, ajjinnguanit amma tukisigiarvinginnit atuni niruarassaujunit. Taakua atuinnaujut uvani:


Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, taiguusiqalauqtuugaluaq Inuit Tapirisat Kanatami, Kanatami nipiqutigijaujuq 65,000-nut Inungnut Kanatamimaami amma nunaliujuni Nunavummi, Nunavimmi, Nunatsiavummi amma Inuvialuit Nunangani Nunatsiarmi. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami takunnaqtanga Kanatamiutait Inuit quvapalliajut katujjiqatigiinikkut amma imminik-kajungiqsimanirmut.



Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) Tusaumatitsijulirijikkut
[email protected]



Annonce des candidats pour le poste de prΓ©sident de l’Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami



Le 24 juillet 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – L’Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami a annoncΓ© hier qu’il y a trois candidats pour le poste de prΓ©sident de l’organisation.


Les candidats, en ordre alphabΓ©tique, sont :


Peter Ittinuar
Natan Obed
Peter Williamson


L’élection sera tenue le 16 aoΓ»t 2018 Γ  Inuvik, rΓ©gion dΓ©signΓ©e des Inuvialuit, aprΓ¨s l’assemblΓ©e gΓ©nΓ©rale annuelle de l’ITK qui commence le 15 aoΓ»t.


ConformΓ©ment aux rΓ¨glements administratifs de l’ITK, la pΓ©riode de candidature pour l’élection prΓ©sidentielle a commencΓ© le 19 juin. L’avis est paru dans les journaux du Nord, en version imprimΓ©e et en ligne, et a Γ©tΓ© annoncΓ© par des entrevues sur les ondes de radio de CBC/Radio-Canada, de mΓͺme que dans les rΓ©seaux de mΓ©dias sociaux de l’ITK et des organismes rΓ©gionaux inuits. Chaque candidature a Γ©tΓ© examinΓ©e par les directeurs de scrutin de l’ITK et leur validitΓ© a Γ©tΓ© accrΓ©ditΓ©e en fonction des critΓ¨res des rΓ¨glements administratifs de l’ITK.


L’ITK a obtenu la biographie, des photographies et les coordonnΓ©es de chaque candidat. Ces informations sont disponibles Γ  l’adresse suivante :


ITK, anciennement l’Inuit Tapirisat du Canada, est la voix nationale de 65 000 Inuits vivant partout au Canada et dans des collectivitΓ©s Γ  travers le Nunavut, le Nunavik, le Nunatsiavut et la rΓ©gion dΓ©signΓ©e des Inuvialuit des Territoires du Nord-Ouest. La vision de l’ITK est la prospΓ©ritΓ© des Inuits canadiens par le biais de l’unitΓ© et l’autodΓ©termination.


Pour de plus amples renseignements :

ITK Communications
[email protected]