Simeon Mikkungwak

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Watch those tweets and Facebook posts, urges Nunavut MLA

Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak used his member's statement at the legislature last week to make a public service request: The next time you update...

Nunavut MLA says lack of daycare hurts high school attendance

With that, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak found the community's next option from the government would be to identify a space for a daycare and...

Nunavut judge recognizes Kivalliq Hall as a residential school

Testimony from Simeon Mikkungwak, MLA for Baker Lake, who was sent to Kivalliq Hall to attend school in Rankin Inlet in the late 1980s, helped...

Former Kivalliq Hall students win long fight for compensation

A five-year legal battle has ended with former students of a residential school in Rankin Inlet becoming eligible to receive compensation for their time at...

Nunavut MLAs pepper minister with polar bear quota questions

In a statement at Nunavut's legislature Oct. 31, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak said polar bears are becoming a greater threat to communities across the...

Nunavut aims to save money with new nursing agency contracts

Nunavut is looking to get a better rate for its "quite expensive" agency nurses, which are brought in to fill urgent vacancies in health positions...

Nunavut premier defends GN flip-flop on caribou protection

Those colleagues include Kivalliq MLAs Tom Sammurtok and Simeon Mikkungwak, both of whom relayed concerns from their constituents March 7. In a letter to the...

Nunavut government: No blanket protection for caribou calving grounds

Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak and Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet MLA Tom Sammurtok each grilled Environment Minister Johnny Mike about this sudden shift in policy...

Nunavut plans to scrap transportation strategy, start over

29 over air travel concerns in Nunavut. Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak asked Ell-Kanayuk for the government's response to two recommendations made in a review...

Nunavut premier talks climate change ahead of first ministers meeting

MLA Simeon Mikkungwak, who represents the land-locked community of Baker Lake, raised the issue, adding that he personally sees the need for a balanced approach.

Nunavut's rich-poor gap continues to grow, stats reveal

Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak asked Peterson, during question period at Nunavut's legislature Feb. 26, if the finance department will consider Nunavut's income inequality when...

Nunavut MLAs expect budget to announce new spending on suicide prevention

Simeon Mikkungwak. 'In my opinion I guess education is number one in our priority and in our mandate,' said Simeon Mikkungwak, Baker Lake's MLA. (Sima...

Big workload, job vacancies, hinder Nunavut languages commissioner

Sixty-five per cent of respondents in the survey said they provide services in Inuktut, but the commissioner did not give a clear answer to Baker...

Nunavut minister says social assistance review coming soon

Approximately 40 per cent of Nunavummiut rely on some form of social assistance, according to a GN commissioned report from 2013. Baker Lake MLA Simeon...

NunatsiaqOnline 2015-06-03: NEWS: Nunavut MLAs complain ...

Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak complained that people visiting elders at the care facility in Baker Lake end up cooking meals, doing laundry and cleaning...

Nunavut Health installing digital diagnostics in regional hubs

During question period, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak relayed concern about one of his constituents, who is battling cancer in a southern facility, and struggling...

Nunavut MLA questions GN's priorities on community airports

Simeon Mikkungwak, MLA for Baker Lake, questioned the government's priorities on funding for airports in Nunavut's hamlets in the legislative assembly, March 4, noting the...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-06-12: NEWS: Nunavut MLA takes aim at ...

Meanwhile, Jeannie Ugyuk, the family services minister, said in response to questions from Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak, that she hopes her department will get...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-06-11: NEWS: Nunavut MLA committee ...

Simeon Mikkungwak, MLA for Baker Lake (Co-Chair); • Paul Quassa, minister of education and MLA for Aggu; and • Joe Savikataaq, MLA for Arviat South.

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-06-10: NEWS: Nunavut Inuit org wants ...

That's why the project has not gone ahead. It's just sitting there right now,” Mike said in response to a question from Simeon Mikkungwak, the...

Simeon preparing dog food, for my dogs 056.AVI | My Big Dog ...

this guy here name (simeon mikkungwak) from baker lake he was putting meat on the pale while i was cooking the caribou, he sure was...

Nunavut's education act “perhaps overly ambitious,” - Nunatsiaq News

Simeon Mikkungwak of Baker Lake and Isaac Shooyook, MLA for Quttiktut, wondered if it could be due to seasonal employment and hunting activities. Pat Angnakak...

Nunavut MLAs pass housing corporation's capital budget

When asked by Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak if there was another way of raising money for extra public housing, Kuksuk said his department will...

Nunavut hamlet voters choose new councils - Nunatsiaq News

In Baker Lake, incumbent mayor David Aksawnee was acclaimed to another term, while Thomas Anirniq, Kenny Hachey, Thomas Iksiraq, Simeon Mikkungwak and Frank Tootoo won...