Town Hall Panelist: Honourable Peter Taptuna

Minister of Economic Development & Transportation

Honourable Peter Taptuna

Honourable Peter Taptuna, Minister of Economic Development & Transportation, will be participating as a panelist at this year’s Town Hall Meeting.

Prior to being elected to the third Nunavut Legislative Assembly, Minister Taptuna was a community leader in Kugluktuk. He graduated from Nunavut Arctic College with a diploma in Management. Minister Taptuna is a trained heavy duty mechanic, and was employed with Echo Bay Mines and spent many years in the oil and gas drilling industry, both onshore and off. Minister Taptuna worked for several years for the Kugluktuk HTO. He has served as a Hamlet Councillor and Deputy Mayor for the Hamlet of Kugluktuk, and has served as Director and Chair for the Kitikmeot Corporation, and as a Board Member for the Nunavut Development Corporation.

Minister Taptuna was elected to the Third Nunavut Legislative Assembly this past November and was chosen by his peers to sit in Cabinet. Premier Eva Aariak appointed him Minister of Economic Development & Transportation.

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