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Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers

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  • Lessard, George
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 2, 2003
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > Sent: August 25, 2003 3:41 PM
      > To: _EDU.AL.AR; _EDU.EC&SS.AR
      > Subject: Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers
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      > Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers to Address Government Priority
      > Issues
      > Iqaluit, Nunavut (August 25, 2003)
      > Nunavut Premier Paul Okalik has made two assistant deputy minister
      > appointments that will enhance the government's ability to deal with
      > priority issues such as education and the implementation of the
      > outstanding Bathurst Mandate commitments.
      >
      > Naullaq Arnaquq has been appointed Assistant Deputy Minister for Corporate
      > Priorities at the Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs.
      > She was previously an assistant deputy minister at the Department of
      > Education. Arnaquq will be replaced by Peter Geikie, who has been
      > appointed Assistant Deputy Minister at the Department of Education. He was
      > previously the principal at the Aqsarniit Middle School in Iqaluit.
      >
      > "The government is committed to implementing Bathurst Mandate priorities
      > during its current mandate. We are on track and we are determined to meet
      > our target," Okalik said.
      >
      > Arnaquq will provide leadership for the implementation of Bathurst Mandate
      > priority issues, as well as assist with the on-going review of government
      > programs. In making the appointments the Premier underlined his commitment
      > to include Inuit Qajimajatuqangit within the government.
      >
      > At the Department of Education, Geikie will work on the introduction of
      > trades and vocational training in the K-12 system.
      >
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      >
      > For more information contact:
      >
      > Yasmina Pepa
      > Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
      > Tel (867) 975-6032
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