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Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq - Politicien - New Democratic Party

About Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

Category
Politician
Political Party
New Democratic Party
Corporation
Canada
Current Job Position
Politicien - New Democratic Party
Location
Iqaluit, NU X0A 1H0, Canada
Biography

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is a Canadian activist and former politician who served as the Member of Parliament for Nunavut in the House of Commons of Canada from 2019 to 2021. Elected in the 2019, Qaqqaq was the first member of the New Democratic Party to represent Nunavut since the creation of the territory in 1999; Peter Ittinuar had previously represented what is now Nunavut as an NDP member until switching affiliation to the Liberal Party in 1982. During her tenure, she was the only non-Liberal MP from Northern Canada.