Commissioner of Nunavut

Commissioner of Nunavut

Nellie T. Kusugak

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This website helps to inform Nunavummiut, Canadians and citizens around the world about the events and celebrations that promote Nunavut's culture and traditions. We enjoy sharing what we have to offer, and hope that this website helps to bring a deeper understanding and broader knowledge about where we live, our culture, traditions, values and lifestyles.

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Biography: Nellie T. Kusugak

Message from the Commissioner of Nunavut

February 15, 2017 is National Flag of Canada Day.
For more information on National Flag of Canada Day, please visit


Commissioner Kusugak invites Nunavummiut to celebrate National Flag of Canada Day
Iqaluit, Nunavut
February 02, 2017

Commissioner Kusugak invites Nunavummiut to celebrate Canada 150
Iqaluit, Nunavut
January 27, 2017

Charlie Panigoniak awarded the 2016 Nunavut Commissioner's Performing Arts Award
Iqaluit, Nunavut
November 07, 2016

Nunavut Commissioner's Arts Award
Celebrating Performing Artistic Excellence
Iqaluit, Nunavut
June 07, 2016

Fifteen recipients receive Commissioner's Awards in Hall Beach
Hall Beach, Nunavut
February 19, 2016

Commissioner Kusugak congratulates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Iqaluit, Nunavut
September 9, 2015