|Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut|
(Inuktitut: "Our land, our strength")
|Official languages||Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French|
|Commissioner||Ann Meekitjuk Hanson|
|Premier||Paul Okalik (Consensus government)|
|Federal representation||in Canadian Parliament|
|House seats||1 (Nancy Karetak-Lindell)|
|Senate seats||1 (Willie Adams)|
|Confederation||April 1, 1999 (13th)|
|Area ||Ranked 1st|
|Total||2,093,190 km² (808,190 sq mi)|
|Land||1,932,255 km² (746,048 sq mi)|
|Water (%)||160,935 km² (62,137 sq mi) (7. The Flag of Nunavut was proclaimed on 1 April 1999, along with the territory of Nunavut in Canada. The Coat of Arms of the Territory of Nunavut (formally known as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Nunavut) was granted by a warrant by Roméo LeBlanc A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Inuktitut ( Inuktitut syllabics: iu-Cans ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ( fonts required literally "like the Inuit") is the name of the varieties of Iqaluit (iqaluit ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ in Inuktitut syllabics; often pronounced ɨˈkæljuːɨt in English is the territorial The table below lists the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population, using data from the Canada 2006 census for Census subdivisions This list The table below lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada by population using data from the Canada 2001 Census[http //www12 An official language is a Language that is given a special legal status in a particular Country, State, or other territory Inuktitut ( Inuktitut syllabics: iu-Cans ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ( fonts required literally "like the Inuit") is the name of the varieties of Inuinnaqtun is an indigenous language of Canada. It is related very closely to Inuktitut, and many people believe that Inuinnaqtun is only a dialect of Inuktitut English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people Ann Meekitjuk Hanson (Inuktitut ᐋᓐ ᒦᖀᑦᔩᒃ ᐦᐋᓐᓱᓐ/an miiqitjuk hansun (born May 22 1946) is the Commissioner of Nunavut The Premier of Nunavut is the first minister for the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Paul Okalik ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ, ˈukælɪk MLA is the first and current Premier of the Canadian territory Consensus government is a non-partisan democratic System of government in use in two Canadian territories. The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada is Canada 's legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. The House of Commons (Chambre des communes is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and Nancy Karetak-Lindell (born December 10, 1957 in Arviat Northwest Territories, [[Nunavut]] is a Canadian politician The Senate of Canada (Le Sénat du Canada is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the sovereign (represented by the governor general Willie Adams (born June 22 1934) is a Canadian politician and a member of the Senate of Canada. Canadian Confederation was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed beginning 1 July 1867 from the Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. Wikipedia_talkFeatured_lists#Proposed_change_to_all_featured_lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This is a list of Canadian provinces 7%)|
|Total (2008)||31,142 (est. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Wikipedia_talkFeatured_lists#Proposed_change_to_all_featured_lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This is a list of Canadian provinces )|
|Density||0. 015 /km² (0. 039 /sq mi)|
|Total (2006)||C$1. This article lists Canadian provinces and territories by gross domestic product. 213 billion|
|Per capita||C$39,383 (8th)|
|Time zone||UTC-5, UTC-6, UTC-7|
|Postal code prefix||X|
|Rankings include all provinces and territories|
Nunavut (IPA: /ˈnuːnəvʊt/) (Inuktitut syllabics: ) is the largest and newest territory of Canada; it was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999 via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, though the actual boundaries were established in 1993. This article lists Canadian provinces and territories by gross domestic product. This is a list of Canadian provincial and territorial postal abbreviations. ISO 3166-2CA is an ISO standard which defines Geocodes it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to Canada. Postal codes by province and territoryA Canadian postal code Nunavut and Northwest Territories - 6 FSAs Saxifraga oppositifolia, the purple saxifrage, is a species of edible plant that is very common all over the high Arctic and also some high This article deals with the European species named "Ptarmigan" known in North America as the Rock Ptarmigan The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. The Inuktitut syllabary ( Inuktitut: ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖅ ᓄᑖᖅ titirausiq nutaaq) is a Writing system (specifically an Abugida The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The Northwest Territories (ˌnɔrθˌwɛstˈtɛrɨtɔriz ( NWT or NT; French, les Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a territory Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) The Nunavut Land Claim Agreement is a 1993 Land claims agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area (then part of the Northwest Territories The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's map since the incorporation of the new province of Newfoundland in 1949. Newfoundland and Labrador (ˈnuːfɨn(dlənd ən(d ˈlæbrəˌdɔr (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador is a province of Canada, the tenth and latest to join the Confederation
The capital Iqaluit (formerly "Frobisher Bay") on Baffin Island, in the east, was chosen by the 1995 capital plebiscite. Iqaluit (iqaluit ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ in Inuktitut syllabics; often pronounced ɨˈkæljuːɨt in English is the territorial Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin Old Norse: Helluland) in the territory of Nunavut is the largest member The Nunavut capital plebiscite was held in the area of the Northwest Territories, Canada, that was to be split off into the new territory of Nunavut to Other major communities include the regional centres of Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay. Rankin Inlet ( Inuktitut: Kangiqiniq; Inuktitut syllabics: ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ Cambridge Bay ( Inuinnaqtun: Iqaluktuuttiaq Inuktitut: ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᖅ ( 2006 population 1477 UA Nunavut also includes Ellesmere Island to the north, as well as the eastern and southern portions of Victoria Island in the west. Ellesmere Island is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Victoria Island is an island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada Nunavut is both the least populated and the largest of the provinces and territories of Canada. It has a population of only 29,474 spread over an area the size of Western Europe. Western Europe at its most general meaning means 'all the countries in the West of Europe ' If Nunavut were a sovereign nation, it would be the least densely populated in the world: nearby Greenland, for example, has almost the same area and nearly twice the population. Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat meaning "Land of the Greenlanders" Grønland is a self-governing Danish Province located between the 
Nunavut means 'our land' in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit. Inuktitut ( Inuktitut syllabics: iu-Cans ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ( fonts required literally "like the Inuit") is the name of the varieties of Inuit (plural the singular Inuk, means "man" or "person" is a general term for a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples inhabiting Its inhabitants are called Nunavummiut, singular Nunavummiuq.
The Territory covers about 1. 9 million km² (750,000 sq mi) of land and 161,000 km² (62,000 sq mi) of water in Northern Canada including part of the mainland, most of the Arctic Archipelago, and all of the islands in Hudson Bay, James Bay, and Ungava Bay (including the Belcher Islands) which belonged to the Northwest Territories. Northern Canada is the vast Northernmost Region of Canada variously defined by Geography and Politics. The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as just the Arctic Archipelago, is an Archipelago north of the Canadian mainland in the Arctic James Bay (Baie James is a large body of water on the southern end of Hudson Bay in Canada. Ungava Bay (French baie d'Ungava, Inuktitut (syllabics/Roman ᐅᖓᕙ ᑲᖏᖅᓗᒃ/ ungava kangiqluk) is a large bay in northeastern The Belcher Islands are an Archipelago in Hudson Bay in Canada, belonging to the territory of Nunavut formerly part of the Northwest Territories This makes it the fifth largest subnational entity (or administrative division) in the world. Examples of administrative divisions English terms In many of the following terms corresponding to British cultural influence areas of relatively low mean population If Nunavut were a country, it would rank 13th in area.  Nunavut has land borders with the Northwest Territories on several islands as well as the mainland, a border with Manitoba to the south of the Nunavut mainland, and a tiny land border with Newfoundland and Labrador on Killiniq Island. Manitoba (English ˌmænɨˈtoʊbə French /manitoba/ is a province of Canada, spanning 647797 square kilometres (250116  sq mi of North America Killiniq Island ( English: ice flows) is a small remote Island in northeastern Canada. It also shares aquatic borders with the provinces of Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba and with Greenland. Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat meaning "Land of the Greenlanders" Grønland is a self-governing Danish Province located between the
The creation of Nunavut created Canada's only "four corners", at the intersection of the boundaries of Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan at , on the southern shore of Kasba Lake. The Four Corners point in Canada is a Quadripoint at, where four Political subdivisions meet Saskatchewan (səˈskætʃəwən) is a prairie province in Canada, which has an area of 588276 Kasba Lake is a Lake in the northern Canadian wilderness The majority of the lake lies within the Northwest Territories but a small section is in  Nunavut's highest point is Barbeau Peak. Barbeau Peak, on Ellesmere Island, is the highest Mountain in Nunavut.
The region now known as Nunavut has supported a continuous population for approximately 4,000 years. The region now known as Nunavut has supported a continuous population for approximately 4000 years Most historians also identify the coast of Baffin Island with the Helluland described in Norse sagas, so it is possible that the inhabitants of the region had occasional contact with Norse sailors. Helluland is the name given to one of the three lands discovered by Leif Eriksson sometime around 1000 AD on the North Atlantic coast of North America The sagas (from Icelandic saga, plural sögur) are stories about ancient Scandinavian and Germanic history about early Viking voyages Norsemen is used to refer to the group of people as a whole who speak one of the North Germanic languages as their native language
The written history of Nunavut begins in 1576. The Dorset culture (also called the Dorset Tradition were a Paleo-Eskimo culture that preceded the Inuit culture in Arctic North America. Eskimos or Esquimaux are Indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the circumpolar region from eastern Siberia ( Russia) across Martin Frobisher, while leading an expedition to find the Northwest Passage, thought he had discovered gold ore around the body of water now known as Frobisher Bay on the coast of Baffin Island. Sir Martin Frobisher (c 1535 or 1539 &ndash November 22, 1594) was an English seaman (from Wakefield, Yorkshire) who made three The Northwest Passage is a sea route through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways amidst the Canadian Arctic Archipelago Frobisher Bay is a relatively large inlet of the Labrador Sea in the southeastern corner of Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.  The ore turned out to be worthless, but Frobisher made the first recorded European contact with the Inuit. The contact was hostile, with both sides taking prisoners who subsequently perished.
Other explorers in search of the elusive Northwest Passage followed in the 17th century, including Henry Hudson, William Baffin and Robert Bylot. Henry Hudson' (1570 &ndash 1611 was an English Sea explorer and Navigator in the early 17th century William Baffin (born 1584, died January 23, 1622) was an English Navigator and explorer Robert Bylot was an explorer. Little is known about his life even though Bylot Island, one of the more dramatic of the Arctic Islands, was named to honour
In 1976 as part of the land claims negotiations between the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (then called the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada) and the federal government, the division of the Northwest Territories was discussed. The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami ( ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ) is an organization in Canada that represents over 40000 Inuit. The Canadian Government, formally Her Majesty's Government in Canada, is the Federal government of Canada. On April 14, 1982, a plebiscite on division was held throughout the Northwest Territories with a majority of the residents voting in favour and the federal government gave a conditional agreement seven months later. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) The Northwest Territories division plebiscite was a stand-alone territory wide plebiscite conducted on April 14 1982. The land claims agreement was decided in September 1992 and ratified by nearly 85% of the voters in Nunavut. On July 9, 1993, the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act and the Nunavut Act were passed by the Canadian Parliament, and the transition was completed on April 1, 1999. Events 455 - Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) 
|Iqaluit||6,184||5,236||18. Iqaluit (iqaluit ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ in Inuktitut syllabics; often pronounced ɨˈkæljuːɨt in English is the territorial 1%|
|Rankin Inlet||2,358||2,177||8. Rankin Inlet ( Inuktitut: Kangiqiniq; Inuktitut syllabics: ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ 3%|
|Arviat||2,060||1,899||8. Arviat ( 2006 population 2060 UA Population 1785) ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ formerly called Eskimo Point until 1 June 5%|
|Baker Lake||1,728||1,507||14. Qamani’tuaq ("where the river widens" renamed Baker Lake in 1761 ( Inuktitut syllabics:ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᖅ 7%|
|Igloolik||1,538||1,286||19. Igloolik, ( Syllabics: ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ sometimes spelled Iglulik) is an Inuit community Qikiqtaaluk Region in Nunavut, northern 6%|
|Cambridge Bay||1,477||1,309||12. Cambridge Bay ( Inuinnaqtun: Iqaluktuuttiaq Inuktitut: ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᖅ ( 2006 population 1477 UA 8%|
|Pangnirtung||1,325||1,276||3. Pangnirtung (or Pang, also Pangniqtuuq, in syllabics ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ is an Inuit hamlet, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian 8%|
|Pond Inlet||1,315||1,220||7. Pond Inlet ( Inuktitut: Mittimatalik, in English the place where Mitima is buried) is a small predominantly Inuit community in the 8%|
|Kugluktuk||1,302||1,212||7. Kugluktuk ( Inuinnaqtun: Qurluktuk, "the place of moving water" Inuktitut: ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᖅ formerly Coppermine until 1 January 4%|
|Cape Dorset||1,236||1,148||7. Cape Dorset ( Inuktitut: Kinngait; Syllabics: ᑭᙵᐃᑦ is an Inuit hamlet located 7%|
As of the 2006 Census the population of Nunavut was 29,474, with 24,640 people identifying themselves as Inuit (83. Nunavut is a territory of Canada. It has a land area of 1932254 This is a list of communities in Nunavut Territory, Canada. Note that many of these communities have alternate names or spellings in Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population 6% of the total population), 100 as First Nations (0. First Nations is a term of Ethnicity that refers to the Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis people 34%), 130 Métis (0. The Métis are descendants of marriages of Cree, Ojibway Algonquin, Saulteaux, and Menominee aboriginals to Europeans, 44%) and 4,410 as non-aboriginal (14. 96%). 
Along with Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, and French are also official languages. Inuinnaqtun is an indigenous language of Canada. It is related very closely to Inuktitut, and many people believe that Inuinnaqtun is only a dialect of Inuktitut English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people
In his 2000 commissioned report (Aajiiqatigiingniq Language of Instruction Research Paper) to the Nunavut Department of Education, Ian Martin of York University states that a "long-term threat to Inuit language from English is found everywhere, and current school language policies and practices on language are contributing to that threat" if Nunavut schools follow the Northwest Territories model. York University (Université York is a public Research university located in Toronto, Ontario. The Inuit language is traditionally spoken across the North American Arctic and to some extent in the Subarctic in Labrador. He provides a 20 year language plan to create a "fully functional bilingual society, in Inuktitut and English" by 2020. The plan provides different models, including:
The 2006 Canadian census showed a population of 29,474. The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population Of the 29,025 singular responses to the census question concerning 'mother tongue' the most commonly reported languages were:
|1.||Inuktitut||20,185||69. Inuktitut ( Inuktitut syllabics: iu-Cans ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ( fonts required literally "like the Inuit") is the name of the varieties of 54%|
|2.||English||7,765||26. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States 75%|
|3.||French||370||1. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people 27%|
|4.||Inuinnaqtun||295||1. Inuinnaqtun is an indigenous language of Canada. It is related very closely to Inuktitut, and many people believe that Inuinnaqtun is only a dialect of Inuktitut 02%|
There were also 260 responses of both English and a 'non-official language' (mainly Inuktitut); 20 of both French and a 'non-official language; 20 of both English and French; and about 140 people who either did not respond to the question, or reported multiple non-official languages, or else gave some other unenumerated response. Only English and French were counted as official languages in the census. Nunavut's official languages are shown in bold. Figures shown are for the number of single-language responses and the percentage of total single-language responses. 
Several mining projects are in the works; as of January 2006 Miramar Mining Corporation's Doris gold project and Cumberland Resources's Meadowbank gold project were in the process of review for approval. Lupin Mine is a gold mine in Nunavut Territory Canada. It opened in 1982 and was originally owned and operated by Echo Bay Mines Limited, Gold (ˈɡoʊld is a Chemical element with the symbol Au (from its Latin name aurum) and Atomic number 79 Contwoyto Lake is a Lake in the Kitikmeot Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, located near the border with the Northwest Territories Little Cornwallis Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada. Characteristics Lead has a dull luster and is a dense, Ductile, very soft highly Zinc (ˈzɪŋk from Zink is a Metallic Chemical element with the symbol Zn and Atomic number 30 Little Cornwallis Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada. Resolute ( Inuktitut: iu-Latn Qausuittuq ( place with no dawn) sometimes Resolute Bay) is a Nanisivik Mine was a Zinc - Lead mine in the Company town of Nanisivik, Nunavut, 750 Kilometres north of the Nanisivik ( Inuktitut translation for the place where people find things) was a Company town which was built in 1975 to support the Lead - Arctic Bay ( 2006 Population: 690 ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᒃ ikpiarjuk) is an Inuit hamlet located in the northern Rankin Inlet ( Inuktitut: Kangiqiniq; Inuktitut syllabics: ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ Nickel (ˈnɪkəl is a metallic Chemical element with the symbol Ni and Atomic number 28 Copper (ˈkɒpɚ is a Chemical element with the symbol Cu (cuprum and Atomic number 29 Jericho Diamond Mine is a Diamond mine located in Canada 's Nunavut territory In Mineralogy, diamond is the allotrope of carbon where the carbon atoms are arranged in Yellowknife (ˈjɛloʊnaɪf ( 2006 population 18700) is the capital of Canada 's Northwest Territories (NWT
Nunavut's head of state is a Commissioner appointed by the federal Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Commissioner is a designation that may be used for a variety of official positions especially referring to a high-ranked public (administrative or Police) official or an analogous The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Ministre des Affaires indiennes et du Nord canadien is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet As in the other territories, the commissioner's role is symbolic and is analogous to that of a Lieutenant Governor. A Lieutenant Governor is a high officer of state whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction While the Commissioner is not formally a representative of Canada's head of state, a role roughly analogous to representing The Crown has accrued to the position. TalkCommonewalth realm.-->The monarchy of Throughout the Commonwealth realms The Crown is an abstract metonymic concept which represents the legal authority for the existence of any government
The members of the unicameral Legislative Assembly of Nunavut are elected individually; there are no parties and the legislature is consensus-based. Unicameralism is the practice of having only one legislative or Parliamentary chamber The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is located in Iqaluit, and is the territory's Parliament. Non-partisan democracy (also no-party democracy) is a system of representative government or organization such that universal and periodic Elections Consensus government is a non-partisan democratic System of government in use in two Canadian territories.  The head of government, the premier of Nunavut, is elected by, and from the members of the legislative assembly. The Premier of Nunavut is the first minister for the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
The territory's first legislature was dissolved on January 16, 2004, with an election shortly thereafter. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " See Nunavut general election, 2004. The Canadian territory of Nunavut conducted its second general Election on February 16, 2004, to elect the 19 members of As of 2007, Nunavut is in its second government.
Faced by criticism of his policies, Premier Paul Okalik set up an advisory council of eleven elders, whose function it is to help incorporate "Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit" (Inuit culture and traditional knowledge, often referred to in English as "IQ") into the territory's political and governmental decisions. In Canada, a premier is the Head of government of a province or territory. Paul Okalik ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ, ˈukælɪk MLA is the first and current Premier of the Canadian territory Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᑦ; sometimes Inuit Qaujimanituqangit - ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᑐᖃᖏᑦ
Owing to Nunavut's vast size, the stated goal of the territorial government has been to decentralize governance beyond the region's capital. Three regions—Kitikmeot, Kivalliq and Qikiqtaaluk/Baffin—are the basis for more localized administration, although they lack autonomous governments of their own. The regions of Nunavut serve as Census divisions although Statistics Canada has tended to use the names "Baffin Region" for Qikiqtaaluk Region and "Keewatin Kitikmeot Region ( Inuktitut: Qitirmiut ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᑦ is an administrative region of Nunavut. Kivalliq Region ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ is an administrative region of Nunavut. Qikiqtaaluk Region, Qikiqtani Region ( Inuktitut: ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ or Baffin Region is an administrative region of Nunavut
The territory has an annual budget of C$700 million, provided almost entirely by the federal government. Former Prime Minister Paul Martin designated support for Northern Canada as one of his priorities for 2004, with an extra $500 million to be divided among the three territories. Paul Edgar Philippe Martin. PC, MP (also known as Paul Martin Jr
In 2005, the government of Nunavut collaborated with the federal government and the technology firm SSI Micro to launch Qiniq, a unique network which uses satellite delivery to provide broadband Internet access to 25 communities in Nunavut. SSI Micro Ltd is a Canadian wireless broadband Internet service provider primarily serving remote areas that lack terrestrial service options QINIQ is a Canadian company which utilizes Satellite and Wireless communications technology to provide Broadband Internet service to remote This article is about artificial satellites For natural satellites also known as moons see Natural satellite. Broadband Internet access, often shortened to just Broadband, is high-speed Internet access—typically contrasted with dial-up access over a Modem As a result, the territory was named one of the world's "Smart 21 Communities" in 2005 by the Intelligent Community Forum, a worldwide organization which honours innovation in broadband technologies. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF is a nonprofit think tank that focuses on job creation and economic development in the Broadband economy
Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie wrote a song about the birth of this territory. The Canadian territory of Nunavut requires its residents to register their vehicles and display licence plates. Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie are a Canadian comedy group from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The theme of the song is along the lines of "We'll keep Canada", he said, "and you can have Nunavut!" (pronouncing it "None-of-it").
Susan Aglukark is an Inuit singer and song writer. Susan Aglukark OC, ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᓲᓴᓐ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᖅ) (born 27 January 1967 is an Inuk musician whose blend of Inuit She has released 6 albums and has won several Juno Awards. The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian Musical Artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music She blends the Inuktitut and English languages with contemporary pop music arrangements to tell the stories of her people, the Inuit of Arctic.
On May 3, 2008, the Kronos Quartet premiered a collaborative piece with Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq entitled Nunavut which makes use of an Inuit folk story. Events 1491 - Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries adopting the baptismal name of João 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Kronos Quartet is a String quartet founded by Violinist David Harrington in 1973 Tanya Tagaq Gillis ( BFA) (sometimes credited as Tagaq) is an Inuit throat singer from Cambridge Bay (Ikaluktuutiak Nunavut
The Nunavut licence plate, originally created for the Northwest Territories in the 1970s, which is shaped like a polar bear, has long been famous worldwide for its unique design. The Canadian territory of Nunavut requires its residents to register their vehicles and display licence plates. The Northwest Territories (ˌnɔrθˌwɛstˈtɛrɨtɔriz ( NWT or NT; French, les Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a territory Nunavut opted to use the same plate design in 1999 when it became a separate territory.
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