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Two-way race for mayor in Grise Fiord – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 17, 2023

Challenger takes on incumbent mayor in Nunavut’s northernmost community

Leading up to Nunavut’s Oct. 23 municipal elections, Nunatsiaq News is publishing snapshots of races in the territory’s 25 communities.

Grise Fiord Mayor Meeka Kiguktak is facing a challenge for her job from Jaypetee Peter in the upcoming municipal election.

The contest is the only one Grise Fiord voters will have a say in, as the community’s council and district education authority are acclaimed.

Sitting at the bottom of Ellesmere Island, the territory’s northernmost community has a population of 144 people, according to the 2021 census.

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