Iqaluit City Council 2014

Iqaluit City Council

Front row: Left to Right - Councillor Noah Papatsie, Deputy Mayor Mary Wilman, Councillors Simon Nattaq and Joanasie Akumalik.

Back row: Left to Right – Councillors Terry Dobbin, Stephen Mansell, Romeyn Stevenson, Kenny Bell.

Deputy Mayor Mary Wilman

Deputy Mayor Mary Ekho Wilman (m.wilman@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Mary Ekho Wilman was born in Qimmiqsuuq, a traditional Inuit camp in Cumberland Sound.  In 1957, Mary moved to Iqaluit when her parents, Naqi and Tiglik, relocated.  She attended school in Iqaluit, Churchill and Ottawa.  Later, Mary completed professional training in Human Resources Management at McGill University and the Canadian Centre for Management Development.

 Mary has extensive work experience with the Governments of the NWT and Nunavut including senior management positions both with the governments and Inuit organizations.

 Mary was first elected to the Iqaluit City Council in 2009 and, during her first term, served as Chair of the Planning and Lands, Safety and Grievance Committees.  Mary was re-elected in October 2012.

 Currently, Mary operates a consulting and clothing design business in Iqaluit.  Mary and her husband, David have two children, Naomi and Luke, and five grandchildren: Izaac, Leila,  Georgianna, Inuki and Lee.  Mary can be contacted at mewilman@qiniq.com or at 979-1578.


ᒥᐊᕆ ᐃᖅᑯᒃ ᐅᐃᐅᓪᒪᓐ

ᒥᐊᕆ ᐃᖅᑯᒃ ᐅᐃᐅᓪᒪᓐ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᕗᖅ ᕿᒻᒥᖅᓲᖅᒥ, ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᖑᔪᖅ ᑎᓄᔾᔨᕕᐅᑉ ᑲᖏᖅᓱᐊᓗᐊᓂ. 1957-ᖑᓕᕐᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᒥᐊᕆ ᓄᑦᑎᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᖏᑦ, ᓇᕿ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑎᒡᓕᒃ, ᓄᑦᑎᕐᒪᑎᒃ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᕐᐸᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ, ᑰᔾᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ. ᑭᖑᓂᐊᒍᑦ, ᒥᐊᕆ ᐱᔭᕇᕐᓯᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᑐᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᐊᓂᕐᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᒪᒋᐅᓪ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᕐᓴᕐᕕᔾᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᒥᐊᓂᕐᓯᓂᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥᒃ.

ᒥᐊᕆ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᕘᖃᓕᕐᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑲᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᐊᓂᕐᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑮᓂᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᕝᕕᖃᓕᕐᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. 

ᒥᐊᕆ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᑕᐅᕐᖓᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ 2009-ᒥᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ, ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᑕᐅᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᑦᑕᓇᕐᑕᐃᓕᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᓐᓂᕐᓗᒃᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᒥᐊᕆ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᑕᐅᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᐅᑐᐱᕆ 2012-ᒥᒃ.

ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᖅ, ᒥᐊᕆ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᕙᑦᑐᖅ ᑐᓴᕆᐊᕐᕕᖃᕐᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᒪᔪᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᕆᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ. ᒥᐊᕆ ᐅᐃᖓᓗ, ᑕᐃᕕᑦ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᓖᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᓐᓂᒃ, ᓇᐃᐆᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓘᒃ, ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂᒃ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᓖᒃ: ᐊᐃᓵᒃ, ᓖᓚ, ᔪᐊᔾᔨᐋᓇ, ᐃᓅᑭ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓖ. ᒥᐊᕆ ᑐᓴᕆᐊᕐᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᑐᖅ ᐅᕗᖓ mewilman@qiniq.com ᐅᑳᓚᕕᒋᓗᒍᓘᕝᕙ ᐅᕗᖓ 979-1578.


Councillor Joanasie Akumalik

Councillor Joanasie Akumalik (j.akumalik@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)


Joanasie Akumalik has a vast array of experience on Inuit and local government issues from wildlife management, mining, education, social and cultural and economic development. He has held leadership positions within various Inuit Organizations, Institute of Public Government and within many different levels of government. He has held Directorship positions at Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated and now works for a Regional Inuit Assoication; Qikiqtani Inuit Association as the Coordinator of the Community Liason Officers. He was the Mayor of Arctic Bay previously where he has been articulate and outspoken community leader addressing impacts related to the closure of Nansivik Mine.

ᔪᐊᓚᓯ ᐊᑯᒪᓕᒃ

ᔪᐊᓚᓯ ᐊᑯᒪᓕᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓐᖏᕈᓘᔭᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓕᓂᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᕙᑦᑐᓂᑦ ᐱᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔾᔪᑏᑦ, ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑏᑦ, ᐃᓄᓕᕆᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᓕᕆᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕋᓱᐊᕈᑎᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᓯᔾᔪᑏᑦ. ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᓐᓂ, ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᒻᒪᕆᐊᓂ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᒥᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓐᖏᕈᓘᔭᖅᑐᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ. ᑐᑭᒧᐊᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕐᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑐᓐᖓᕕᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᑦᑎᑦᓯᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᑭᓪᓕᓯᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓄᑦ. ᒪᐃᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᑉᐱᐊᕐᔪᒻᒥ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᔭᐃᔪᓐᓇᓯᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᓪᓕᑦᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓐᓇᕋᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓄᑦ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᑦᑐᐃᔾᔪᑎᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᓪᓗᒍ ᒪᑐᔭᐅᓂᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ ᓇᓂᓯᕕᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒃ.

Councillor Kenny BellCouncillor Kenny Bell (k.bell@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Kenneth (Kenny) Bell was born in Inuvik, NWT, and moved to Iqaluit in 1986. Kenny has been an Iqaluit resident ever since.

Kenny was fortunate to be able to travel to many communities throughout Nunavut as a youth by being involved in athletics as well as with his work as a technician with Xerox from 2002 to 2006. Kenny has been working for Nunavut Liquor Enforcement since 2004, as a contract Liquor Inspector for two years, and the Chief Liquor Inspector since 2006. These positions have given him the opportunity to meet many different organizations and individuals throughout Iqaluit.

Kenny’s volunteer experience in Iqaluit has been diverse and has enabled him to learn more about the wonderful people contributing to the success of our City. His volunteer experience includes past work with the Iqaluit Soup Kitchen, the City of Iqaluit Taxi Review Committee. Kenny is currently the President of the Iqaluit Gymnastics Club, a member of the Iqaluit Housing Authority Board of Directors, and the Law Foundation as the lay member.

Kenny and his wife, Jessica, have a 2-year-old son, Evan, and are expecting a second baby boy early in the New Year. Kenny can be contacted via e-mail at Kenneth_bell@hotmail.com.

ᑭᓂ ᐱᐅᓪ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᐃᓅᕕᒃᒥ, ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ, ᓅᓐᓂᑰᔪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᑦ 1986-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑭᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓃᓯᒪᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂᑦ.

ᑭᓂ ᓈᒻᒪᖅᑰᑎᓪᓚᑐᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓇᕈᖃᑦᑕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᓄᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕘᓕᒫᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐱᙳᐊᕆᐊᕐᑐᖃᑕᐅᕙᒃᓱᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᕈᕐᑎᑦᓯᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓱᒍ 2002-ᒥᑦ 2006-ᒧᑦ. ᑭᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕋᓛᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂᑦ 2004, ᑳᓐᑐᕌᒍᑎᒍᑦ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᒻᒧᑦ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᒪᕐᕉᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᖏᔪᖄᖑᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᒻᒧᑦ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔨᐅᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂᑦ 2006-ᒥᑦ. ᑖᒃᑯᑎᒎᓇᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᕕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᐊᓗᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᕐᐸᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᐃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᓪᓗ ᐃᖃᓗᒻᒥᐅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓇᒥᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ.

ᑭᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᕐᑕᐅᓇᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑐᑎᒍᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᕐᑖᕆᓯᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᑦᓯᐊᕙᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᖏᐅᑎᖃᑕᐅᕙᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᐸᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ. ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᕐᑕᐅᓇᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᖃᑎᒌᓕᕐᓂᕗᑦ ᐱᖃᓯᐅᔾᔨᕙᒻᒪᑦ ᖃᔪᖅᑐᕐᕕᒃᒥ, ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑖᒃᓯᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔨᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᖑᖃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑭᓂ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᕙᑦᑐᓄᑦ, ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᒻᒥᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᖏᑕ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᙵᕕᓕᕐᓯᔨᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕐᑎᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ.

ᑭᓂ ᓄᓕᐊᖓᓗ, ᔭᓯᑲ, ᒪᕐᕉᓐᓂᒃ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᓖᒃ ᐃᕐᓂᖓ, ᐃᕙᓐ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᕆᐅᓕᕐᒥᔫᒃ ᐃᕐᓂᖅᑖᕆᓂᐊᕐᑕᒥᓐᓂᒃ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆᐅᓕᕐᐸᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑖᖅᑲᐅᒥᒃ. ᑭᓂ ᓇᓂᔭᑦᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᕕᖓᒍᑦ Kenneth bell@hotmail.com.

Councillor Terry DobbinCouncillor Terry Dobbin (t.dobbin@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Terry Dobbin was born in Newfoundland and raised in Blanc Sablon, a small community on Quebec's Lower North Shore. He attended high school in Lennoxville, Quebec, Champlain Regional College and   The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Terry came to Iqaluit in 1999 when he became the office manager for Nunavut News/North. And for the past ten years, he spends time every weekend at the Children's Group Home, here in Iqaluit. Terry also owns and operates a small business in the territorial capital. In his spare time, Terry enjoys fishing, playing guitar and hockey.  Terry can be contacted by emailing tdobb@hotmail.com

ᑎᐅᕆ ᑖᐱᓐ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᓅᕙᓐᓛᓐ-ᒥ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᐸᓛᖕᒃ ᓴᑉᓛᓐ, ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᖅ ᑯᐃᐱᒃᒥᐅᓂ ᓄᓇᑭᓐᓂᖅᓴᖓᓂ ᐅᐊᓐᓇᖓᑕ ᓯᔾᔭᖅᐸᓯᖓᓂ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓗᒻᒦᓐᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᓕᓇᒃᔅᕕᐅᓪ-ᒥ,  ᑯᐃᐱᒃᒥ, ᓵᒻᐸᓚᐃᓐ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᓴᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᓴᕐᕕᔾᔪᐊᒧᐊᕐᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᓅ ᐳᕋᓐᔅᐅᐃᒃᒥ ᕗᕆᑦᑐᕆᒃᑕᓐ-ᒥ, ᓅ ᐳᕋᓐᔅᐅᐃᒃ. 

ᑎᐅᕆ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᐊᕐᓂᑰᔪᖅ 1999-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᒪᔨᕈᖅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓅᔅ/ᓄᐊᑦ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᖁᓕᓄᑦ, ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᕐᖑᖓᒍᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂᑦ ᐅᐸᖃᑦᑕᕐᑐᖅ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᐱᒡᒐᐅᑎᓖᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᖓᓐᓄᑦ, ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ. ᑎᐅᕆ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖃᕐᑎᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖃᕐᑎᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑲᐅᕕᑦᑎᓂ. ᐃᓱᒪᕐᓱᓕᕋᐃᒐᒥ, ᑎᐅᕆ ᐃᖃᓗᒐᓱᒍᒪᕙᑦᑐᖅ, ᑯᒃᑭᑦᑕᐸᐅᑎᕐᐸᑦᑐᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕼᐋᑭᒃᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑎᐅᕆ ᑐᓴᕐᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᑐᖅ ᐅᕗᖓ tdobb@hotmail.com

Councillor Simon Nattaq

Councillor Simon Nattaq

Simon Nattaq was born in 1943 and was raised in the Amittuq region near Igloolik, Nunavut.  He is married to Annie Nattaq originally from Kimmirut.  His children are grown and are employed in senior level positions in the private sector and the Nunavut Government.

Simon has been an executive member of several committees in the community including Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Hunters and Trappers Organization, Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, Iqaluit Local Housing Authority and the Nunavut Housing Corporation.

He was employed with the territorial government from 1982 to 2001 with the Department of Education and has also worked with several national health organizations, environmental organizations and university institutions.

Simon has been involved in City politics for the past 16 years.  He’s also been involved in the social service field such as an adviser to justice committee for over 20 years and currently works with federal inmates as a counselor.

Simon has received several awards including the former Governor General’s Award, the Nunavut Commissioner’s Award and the long-term Volunteer Service Award from the City of Iqaluit.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᓇᑖᖅ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᔪᖅ 1943-ᒥᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᓂᑰᔪᕐᓗ ᐊᒥᑦᑐᖅᒥᐅᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔮᓂ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ.  ᓄᓕᐊᓕᒃ ᐋᓂ ᓇᑖᖅᒥᒃ ᑭᒻᒥᕈᒻᒥᐅᑕᖅᒥᒃ. ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖏᑦ ᐱᕈᐊᓯᒪᓕᕐᑐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᑎᐅᓕᕐᑐᓪᓗ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕐᑎᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂᑦ.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑲᐅᑎᓂᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᒐᓚᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐱᖃᓯᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᑐᙵᕕᒃᑯᓐᓂ, ᐊᖑᓇᓱᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓂᑦ, ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᐊᓂᕐᓯᔨᖏᓐᓂᑦ, ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᕆᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ.

ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᑎᐅᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᒥᒃᓯᑎᑦᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓱᒍ 1982-ᒥᑦ 2001-ᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᒐᓚᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕕᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕕᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᕐᓴᕐᕕᔾᔪᐊᕐᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᕕᖏᓐᓂᑦ.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᔭᒃᓴᕆᕙᑦᑕᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ 16-ᓄᖅ. ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᕆᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᔾᔪᐃᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᑦᑎᒎᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᕆᔭᐅᕙᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᖁᓕᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᕙᑦᑐᖅ ᓱᓕ ᑎᒍᔭᐅᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐳᓛᕆᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕆᐊᕐᓱᒋᑦ ᐅᖃᓪᓚᐅᔾᔨᓂᒃᑯᑦ.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᐱᓯᒪᑦᓯᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᒐᓚᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑐᓐᓂᐅᓯᐊᕆᓯᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᖃᓯᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑯᐃᓐ ᑭᒡᒐᕐᑐᖅᑎᖓᓂᑦ ᑐᓐᓂᐅᓯᐊᒥᒃ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑲᒥᓴᓇᖓᓐᓂᑦ ᑐᓐᓂᐅᓯᐊᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᖃᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᕐᑕᐅᓇᑎᒃ ᑐᓐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖃᕐᓯᒪᒻᒥᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ-ᑯᓐᓂᑦ.

Councillor Romeyn Stevenson

Councillor Romeyn Stevenson (r.stevenson@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Romeyn moved to Iqaluit from Toronto in 1999. He lives with his partner Madeleine Allakariallak and their children, Natashia, Savannah, Madeleine, Jack and Moses . Romeyn has been the Vice Principal of Inuksuk High School for six years and before that was a grade 9 teacher. Romeyn is a dedicated coach of both boys volleyball and girls soccer; he also enjoys hunting and camping. Romeyn may be reached via email at romeyn@hotmail.com or by telephone at 979-3241.

ᕉᒪᐃᓐ ᓄᑦᑎᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᓐᑐᒥᑦ 1999-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐊᐃᑉᐸᕐᒥᓃᑦᑐᖅ ᒫᑎᓕᓐ ᐊᓚᒃᑲᕆᐊᓪᓚᒻᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖏᑦ, ᓇᑖᓴ, ᓴᕚᓇ, ᒫᑎᓕᓐ, ᔮᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒨᓯᓯ. ᕉᒪᐃᓐ ᑐᖓᓕᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓂᒃᓱᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓗᒻᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᐱᖓᓲᔪᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᒍᑦ ᖁᑦᓯᓐᓂᓕᓐᓂᒃ 9-ᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᑎᑦᓯᔨᐅᓂᑰᔪᖅ. ᕉᒪᐃᓐ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᓴᐃᔨᐅᕙᑦᑐᖅ ᓄᑲᑉᐱᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᓴᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓗᐊᓕᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᕕᐊᕐᓯᐊᓂᒃ ᐊᕿᓕᒻᒪᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ; ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᓐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᕐᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ. ᕉᒪᐃᓐ ᓇᓂᔭᑦᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᕗᖓ romeyn@hotmail.com  ᐅᖄᓚᐅᑖᓄᓪᓗᓐᓃᑦ ᐅᕗᖓ 979-3241-ᒧᑦ.

Councillor Noah Papatsie

Councillor Noah Papatsie (n.papatsie@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Born and raised in Iqaluit, Noah has three children and a spouse. His parents were Josie and Malaya Papatsie originally from Northern Quebec and Pangnirtung respectively.

Noah was educated on the land to be a hunter; which was important to his parents so he can feed family in Iqaluit. He also attended Gordon Robertson Education Centre and was trained in many technical aspects in broadcasting.

Noah had a long career with Inuit Broadcasting Corporation beginning in 1989 as a puppeteer and successfully worked his way up to directing. He worked on a number of award winning projects until a lighting accident occurred which eventually caused his blindness in 2005.
Being blind did not stop him from moving forward. He learned braille, computer skills, and living skills. He never let his disability slow him down and he still enjoys hunting.
Despite his challenges, Noah continued to serve the community as a volunteer with the Nunavut Makkinasuaqtiit Society and has been an advocate and leader for Iqaluit and Nunavut.
Noah understands Iqaluit and the people that live here. He honours his Elders, knows the importance of the younger generations and wants a better place to live for everyone.

ᓄᐊ ᐸᐸᑦᓯ

ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᓪᓗᓂ ᐱᕈᕐᓴᓂᑰᓪᓗᓂᓗ, ᓄᐊ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᓕᖕ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᖕ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖃᕐᑐᓂᓗ.  ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᕆᓚᐅᕐᑕᖏᖕ ᔫᓯ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᓚᐃᔭ ᐸᐸᑦᓯ ᓯᕗᓕᖃᕐᑐᑦ ᑯᐱᒃ ᑕᕐᕋᖓᓂ ᐸᓐᓂᖅᑑᒥᓗ ᑕᐃᒫᖕ ᑭᖑᓕᕇᑦᑐᑎᖕ.

ᓄᐊ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᒥᓂ ᐊᓯᕙᕆᐅᕐᓴᓂᖕᒥᑦ; ᐱᓪᓚᕆᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᖓᓐ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᖏᓐᓄ ᓂᕆᑎᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᕋᒥᖕ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒥᓂᖕ ᐃᓚᒌᓂᖕ ᐃᖃᓗᒥᐅᑕᐅᖃᑎᒥᓂᖕ.  ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᒍᐊᑕᓐ ᕌᐳᓴᓐ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓗᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᔫᓕᐅᕈᑏᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᔾᔪᓯᖏᓐᓂᖕ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕋᑦᓴᓕᐅᕐᓂᖕᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᕐᓴᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ.     

ᓄᐊ ᐊᑯᓂᐊᓗᖕ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕋᑦᓴᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᑯᐊᐳᕇᓴᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᑐᓂ 1989ᒥ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᐅᔭᓂᖕ ᐊᒡᒐᒥᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᓐᖑᐊᓕᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᑦᓲᔭᕋᒥ ᖁᕐᕙᐸᓪᓕᐊᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᓂᖕᒧᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᐊᓂᖕ.  ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᓚᐅᕐᑐᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᑲᓪᓚᓐᓂ ᑕᕐᕆᔮᒃᓴᓕᐊᓂ ᓵᓚᖃᐅᓯᐊᕐᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᖃᐅᒪᓪᓚᕝᕕᐅᑳᓚᒃᑲᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᑐᓂ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕈᓐᓃᕐᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕈᓐᓃᑦᓯᐊᒻᒪᕆᑦᑐᓂ 2005 ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖓᓂ.

ᑕᐅᑐᒍᓐᓃᕋᓗᐊᕋᒥ ᓄᖅᑲᖓᐅᑎᒋᓯᒪᓐᖏᑦᓯᐊᕐᑕᖓ ᓯᕗᒧᐊᒋᐊᖃᕋᒥ.  ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᑐᓂ ᒪᐅᓇᒧᑦ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᕐᓂᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᓐᖏᑦᑐᓄᑦ, ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓂᖕ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᑦᓴᕐᑐᓂ, ᑕᐅᑐᓐᖏᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᐃᓅᓯᕆᓂᐊᓕᕐᑕᒥᓂᖕ ᐃᓅᓇᓱᐊᕈᑎᓂᖕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ.  ᐊᔪᕈᑎᓂ ᓱᒃᑲᐃᓕᕚᓪᓕᕈᑎᒋᓯᒪᓐᖏᑦᓯᐊᕐᑕᖓ ᓱᓕ ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᒍᓱᑦᑐᖅ ᐊᓯᕙᖃᑕᐅᒋᐊᑦᓴᖅ.    

ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕐᑐᓂᑦ ᐊᐳᖅᑕᕈᑎᖃᖅᐸᒃᑲᓗᐊᕐᑐᓂ, ᓄᐊ ᓱᓕ ᐃᑲᔪᕋᓱᐊᖏᓐᓇᕐᑐᖅ ᐊᑭᓕᕐᑐᖅᑕᐅᒐᓂ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒥᓂᖕ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᒪᓂᕐᒥᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒪᑭᓐᓇᓱᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᓴᓴᐃᔭᑎᖓᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᑎᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᕐᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᕐᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᑭᒡᒐᑐᖅᑕᒥᓄᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓂᓗ.   

ᓄᐊᒻ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᑎᐊᕐᖓᒍ ᐃᖃᓗᒻᒥᐅᑕᐅᖃᑎᓂᓗ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᖃᑎᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᓂᒋᑦ.  ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᔾᔨᓲᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓐᓇᕆᔭᒥᓂᖕ ᓂᑲᒍᓱᓐᓂᒃᑯ, ᐃᓅᓱᑦᑐᑦ ᑭᓐᖒᒪᔭᖏᓐᓂᖕ ᑐᑭᓯᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒌᓕᒫᑦᓯᐊᑦ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒌᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᖕ ᓄᓇᖃᕈᒪᒐᒥ.  

Councillor Stephen Mansell
Councillor Stephen Mansell (s.mansell@city.iqaluit.nu.ca)

Stephen spent much of his life in Iqaluit. He attended Joamie and Inuksuk schools and I returned to Iqaluit after completing law school. 

Stephen is married to his wife Theresa and together they have one daughter Lilly.

Stephen is a lawyer currently working for the Nunavut Department of Justice but has held a variety of positions in the past including working on Parliament Hill, in a diamond mine, and with a large law firm.

Stephen has served as President of both the Law Society of Nunavut and the Nunavut Bar Association and has volunteered his time with the Humane Society and with the Inuksuk High School law program.

Stephen was fortunate to serve as a Councilor on the last Iqaluit City Council and is very happy to be returning to Council.  He hopes to focus on issues of public safety, infrastructure, and financial management.

ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᒫᐸᓗᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓃᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ.  ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᔫᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᓱᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᐅᑎᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓂᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ.

ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᓄᓕᐊᓂᑦᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑐᕇᓴᒥᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᑦ ᐸᓂᖃᖅᑐᑎᒃ ᓕᓕᒥᑦ.

ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᔪᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᐅᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᓕᕆᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓐᖏᑦᑐᓂᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕐᓯᒪᒋᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᒋᓪᓗᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᕕᔾᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ, ᑕᐃᒪᓂᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᕐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒻᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᐸᐅᔭᒥ.

ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᖑᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᓂ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑭᓕᕐᓱᖅᑕᐅᒐᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᒋᓪᓗᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᔨᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᓱᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓘᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᑦᓴᖁᑎᖓᓂ.

ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒋᓚᐅᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓐᓇᒋᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᓪᓚᕆᑦᑐᖅ ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᓄᑦ.  ᑐᕌᒐᖃᕈᒪᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᑦ ᐊᑦᑕᓇᑦᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᓐᓂᑦ ᒪᑭᒪᔾᔪᑎᓂᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔾᔪᑎᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᖃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᑦ.

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