Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

Inuit economic, social and cultural well-being through the implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

Media Centre

Cathy Towtongie Re-Elected President of NTI

Released | December 11, 2012 | Print this article Print this article

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Chief Returning Officer Adamee Itorcheak today announced that Cathy Towtongie was re-elected president of NTI in today’s election.

Towtongie will serve as president until 2016.

Mikidjuk Akavak, Larry Audlaluk, Savikataaq Ford, Paul Kaludjak, Vinnie Karetak, Jerry Komaksiutiksak, David Kunuk, Gabriel Nirlungayuk, Bernadette Niviatsiak, Manitok Thompson, and Cathy Towtongie all competed for the position of president.

The voter turnout was approximately 35 per cent. Inuit who are Canadian citizens, 16 years of age and older, and enrolled or eligible to enroll under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement were permitted to vote in the election.

A complete breakdown of the elections results is available on the NTI website.

For further information:

Kerry McCluskey
Director of Communications

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Tel: (867) 975-4914
Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006

Cathy Towtongie Re-Elected President of NTI (pdf)