Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Chickweed Arts provided the video projection set up for an important federal announcement today at Nunavut Arctic College, in Iqaluit, by Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

The announcement completed the setting up of a new marine conservation area, Tallurutiup Imanga, north and west of Pond Inlet, which covers a large area of Nunavut’s northern marine waters, with official stewardship granted to Inuit.

Trudeau was accompanied by Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna.  

Speeches were also given by QIA’s P.J. Akeeagok, ITK’s Natan Obed and NTI’s Aluki Kotierk as well as the Premiere of Nunavut, Joe Savikataak.