Joe Savikataaq takes over as premier

by Michele LeTourneau - June 16, 2018

Joe Savikataaq stepped into unseated Premier Paul Quassa’s shoes after an unprecedented vote of non-confidence June 14. The Arviat South MLA was pronounced premier after two rounds of voting. Fellow Kivalliq MLAs Patterk Netser and Lorne Kusugak were also in the running. “Yes, it comes down to leadership issues,” said Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main…

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