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Public Service Anouncement – Deadline for President for a Day Contest Approaches

The deadline for the President for a Day Contest for Inuit youth attending high school is April 26, 2013.


Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie launched the contest earlier this year as part of the festivities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement on July 9, 2013.


Inuit high school students who wish to enter the contest must write a 500 word speech about Nunavut and the 20th anniversary of the NLCA. The winner of the contest will deliver this speech at the unveiling of the 20th anniversary monument in Iqaluit on Nunavut Day, July 9, 2013. The winner will also co-host Nunavut Day activities with President Towtongie and perform other duties as required.


If the winner already resides in Iqaluit, a prize of $1,500 will be awarded.


. Details of the contest are available on NTI’s website.




For further information:


Kerry McCluskey                                                                   

Director of Communications                                     

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated                                         

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

Cell: (867) 222-2893              


For further information:
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated