Home > News archives

News archives

May 18, 2011
Referendum on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government - The addition of votes confirms the preliminary results

Québec, May 18, 2011 – Adamie Padlayat, Regional Director of the Referendum in Nunavik, announces that the addition of the votes cast during the April 27th poll confirms the preliminary results.

Category : Nunavik Referendum


April 28, 2011
Nunavik's Referendum for the Creation of a Regional Government - The NO Vote Wins a Majority: The Final Agreement is Rejected

 

Quebec, April 27th, 2011 – Nunavik’s regional referendum director, Mr. Adamie Padlayat has announced that at the closing of today’s polls, a majority of voters had voted against the Final agreement on the creation of a regional government. Out of the 4,293 that were cast, 2,842, or 66%, voted NO to the following question:      “Do you approve the Final Agreement on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government?”
Category : Nunavik Referendum


April 26, 2011
Referendum on the creation of the regional governement of Nunavik - Polling day : the electors are invited to vote

 

QuébecCity, April 26th 2011. It is tomorrow, Wednesday April 27th, that the referendum on the creation of the regional government of Nunavik will take place. The electors of the 14 villages on the territory, as well as the Inuit people who benefit from the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and who live outside Nunavik are entitled to partake in this referendum. There are 7881 individuals in total who are able to answer Yes or No to the following question:                                                                                                                                                                          

 “Do you approve the Final Agreement on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government?”

Category : Nunavik Referendum


April 18, 2011
Referendum on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government - April 20th will be advance polling day

 

Québec, April 18, 2011 – It is the day after tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20th, that advance polling will be held for the referendum on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government. Electors who live in Nunavik will be able to exercise their right to vote from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the office of the local director of the referendum of their village. In the Montréal region, the Inuit beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement will also be able to participate in advance polling, according to the same schedule, at the office of the local director of the referendum, located at 1111 du boulevard Dr.-Frederik-Philips, in the borough of Saint-Laurent.
Category : Nunavik Referendum


April 6, 2011
Referendum on the creation of a regional government in Nunavik - Referendum List Revision Period

 

QuébecCity, April 6, 2011 – The referendum list for the April 27 referendum in Nunavik will be revised from April 11 to April 14. Every person who wishes to vote in the referendum on the Final Agreement concerning the creation of a regional government in Nunavik must be entered on the referendum list. Electors should therefore check to ensure that their names are on the list, and if necessary, take advantage of the revision period to register or correct their entry.
Category : Nunavik Referendum


March 25, 2011
Referendum on the creation of a regional government - A call goes out to contact electors outside Nunavik

 

Québec, March 25, 2011 – Adamie Padlayat, Chief returning officer of the referendum in Nunavik, requests the collaboration of all persons who know Inuit beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement living outside Nunavik to invite them to exercise their right to vote in this referendum. Only those persons whose name will appear on the referendum list will be able to vote on April 27th or on the other days when voting will be possible. These electors will be able to vote either by mail or at a polling station in Montréal. Electors have up until April 14th to request their entry on the list. In the meantime, it is possible to check existing entries by contacting Sonia Gosselin-Alaku, the local returning officer at the Montréal office.
Category : Nunavik Referendum


March 21, 2011
Referendum on the regional government - The referendum period begins today in Nunavik

 

Québec, March 21, 2011 – The referendum period leading up to the April 27th referendum begins today. The referendum will deal with the Final agreement reached between the federal government, the Government of Québec and Makivik Corporation, concerning a regional government project for Nunavik. Approximately 7,500 electors will be called upon to decide in favour of the YES or NO option concerning this project. While a large majority of the electors are grouped in 14 northern communities, a number of Inuit beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement who do not reside in Nunavik will also have the right to vote.
Category : Nunavik Referendum


News archives