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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Postpones 2020 Presidential Election

(December 4, 2020 – Iqaluit, Nunavut)  Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) Acting President James Eetoolook announced today that the 2020 Presidential Election will be postponed until February 8, 2021, with the Campaign Period suspended immediately and re-starting on January 4, 2021.

This decision was made at the Special Meeting of Members and the Board of Directors Meeting this week, based on the ongoing public health emergency and the current COVID-19 conditions in some of the Nunavut communities.

The Chief Returning Officer will issue further details pertaining to new advance voting date and other pertinent information in the coming weeks.

For further information, please see attached Backgrounder: Questions and Answers Relating to Postponement of 2020 Election.

NTI 2020 Election was scheduled for December 14, 2020, with advance polls on December 7, 2020.

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For further information:

Malaya Mikijuk

Director of Communications Trainee

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Tel: (867) 975-4900/Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006

www.tunngavik.com

 

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