Nunavut’s deputy minister of environment quits, acting DM takes over – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut’s deputy minister of environment quits, acting DM takes over – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2016248 Views

April 26, 2016

Gabriel Nirlungayuk leaves the GN, Simon Awa to serve as acting deputy minister

Gabriel Nirlungayuk has quit his job as deputy minister in charge of the Government of Nunavut’s department of Environment, Premier Peter Taptuna said April 25.

“Mr. Gabriel Nirlungayuk has tendered his resignation, and has since taken another position outside of government,” Taptuna said in a news release.

At the same time, Taptuna appointed Simon Awa as acting deputy minister.

Awa is no stranger to the environment department. He served as deputy minister for most of the years between 2004 and 2010, and now serves as Nunavut’s chief negotiator for devolution.

Read More: http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavut_premier_names_acting_dm_at_environment_department/

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