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Baker Lake MLA Criag Simailak named minister of Justice, Qulliq Energy Corp.

Baker Lake MLA Criag Simailak becomes Justice; QEC minister
Baker Lake MLA Craig Simailak joins the GN’s executive council as Justice minister and the minister responsible for the Qulliq Energy Corporation. NNSL file photo

Baker Lake MLA Craig Simailak is now Nunavut’s latest minister of Justice and minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation.

“I welcome minister Simailak to our Cabinet,” Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok stated on Monday. “As a second-term MLA and former municipal politician, Minister Simailak brings a great deal of experience to our team.”

Simailak was sworn-in as a member of the GN’s executive council on Friday, April 22, following an April 20 leadership forum. The announcement of his portfolios followed on Monday.