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Media availability: Northern Premiers’ Forum

Press Release

What: Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok, Yukon Premier Ranj Pillai, and Northwest Territories Premier R.J. Simpson will speak to media in Iqaluit at the end of the 2024 Northern Premiers’ Forum.

The Northern Premiers’ Forum is a platform where territorial premiers meet annually to discuss shared priorities and interests as they engage with federal and provincial governments. The chair is assumed on a rotational basis between the Yukon, Northwest Territories (NWT), and Nunavut.

Premier Akeeagok, as chairperson, is hosting the 2024 event in Mittimatalik, Nunavut, from May 6 to 9. Discussion topics include Arctic security and sovereignty, critical infrastructure gaps, emergency preparedness and management, healthy, resilient and prosperous communities, and housing.

When:               2:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. MT / 11:00 a.m. YT, Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Where:              Legislative Assembly lobby, Iqaluit.

Dial-in option:        Zoom meeting ID: 765 0147 6343 Passcode: pWK3E1


Media Contact:

Casey Lessard
Director of Communications
Executive & Intergovernmental Affairs



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