It should be noted that the appointment of commissioners to the NIC was dealt with in Section 55 of the Nunavut
Act, which required that three commissioners be appointed from a list of candidates to be supplied by the premier of the Northwest Territories.
La derniere phrase du premier chapitre cerne bien l'argument central de Hicks et White : << Dans l'ensemble, la decentralisation s'est averee au moins aussi reussie (ou ratee, selon le degre de pessimisme) que le gouvernement du Nunavut
en general, dont les problemes sont bien plus attribuables a l'incompetence et au manque de vision et de leadership de l'elite politique et bureaucratique du Nunavut
qu'a la decentralisation.
Improving the housing situation in Nunavut
will be not be easy, but it can be done.
However, on November 12, the Nunavut
Association of Municipalities, a meeting of all mayors from Nunavut
, unanimously passed a resolution supporting Clyde River's legal battle.
Another challenge will be structuring impact benefit agreements with the Inuit population of Nunavut
government of Nunavut
seeks to use in future most of the remaining
is rich in natural economic resources, including gold, uranium, iron ore, and other minerals, along with proven natural gas and oil reserves.
2007), four of which are located directly on the coast--The Western Arctic Claimilnuvialuit Final Agreement (1984), Nunavut
Land Claims Agreement (1993), James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (1975), and the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (2005).
Yvonne Earle, the legislative librarian at the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
, notes that 91% of the Inuit in Nunavut
speak Inuktitut and the goal of the Nunavut
government is to make Inuktitut the working language of the Territory by 2020.
This is considerably more convincing than a survey-derived categorization of Nunavut
citizens into five groups--such as "small community modernists," "cynical spectators" or "post-modern traditionalists"--apparently based on a cluster analysis of one survey with 900 respondents (pp.
The Inuit of Nunavut
have lived for millennia off the knowledge of our land and the bounty of our seas.
of Toronto, Canada) examines the political culture of Nunavut
, the political territory carved out of the Canada's Northwest Territories in 1999 in accordance with the Nunavut
Land Claims Agreement.