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Former GN staffer appointed president of CanNor – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 30, 2023

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency helps northerners develop resources, economies

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency has a new president — longtime Government of Nunavut staffer Jimi Onalik.

The federal government announced the appointment Oct. 27.

Onalik is stepping down from his role with the GN as deputy minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs and secretary to cabinet. He starts his new federal position on Nov. 20.

CanNor is a northern economic development arm of the federal government that works with northern and Indigenous leaders, organizations and people developing resources and local economies.

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