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Former KIA executive runs in election after losing job at association – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 28, 2022

Sam Alagalak wonders if disagreement with president over Nunavut Planning Commission stance cost him his job

Sitting in his kitchen on a fall afternoon, Sam Alagalak says he has spent long nights thinking about what he did to lose his job at the Kivalliq Inuit Association.

Alagalak worked as the assistant chief operating officer for 89 days before he was handed a termination notice in September.

“Quite honestly, I’ve thought about it late into the nights and early mornings. What did I do wrong?” he says. “I still don’t know.”

Now, he’s running for the regional Inuit association’s secretary-treasurer position in the Dec. 12 election.

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