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  Paul Okalik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Okalik (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ, pronounced "OO-ka-lik") is the Premier of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
Okalik was born on May 26, 1964, in Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut).
On February 15, 1999 Okalik was elected to represent Iqaluit West in the first Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
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 Paul Okalik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Brisbane Institute: People - Paul Okalik
Paul Okalik was chosen by his peers as the first Premier of Nunavut on March 5, 1999.
Okalik was born in Pangnirtung, Nunavut on May 26, 1964.
Okalik returned to school in the early 1990s and graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario with a degree in Political Science and Canadian Studies.
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 Lateline - 14/8/2001: Inuit Premier discusses Canadian treaty . Australian Broadcasting Corp
PAUL OKALIK: Unfortunately that was the view of a few, but in my visits to southern Canada, I've been very welcomed and have taken part in national debates and treated very well.
PAUL OKALIK: It is our way of trying to address some of the problems we have faced in the past, but by no means has it addressed some of the past wrongs.
PAUL OKALIK: I sense that there is hope that there are some positive things that can come out of extended discussions and that when all parties are willing and able, there are some very positive things that can be created and great opportunities created.
www.abc.net.au /lateline/stories/s346475.htm   (966 words)

  
 The Canadian Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Okalik, Paul, Inuit land claim negotiator, lawyer, politician, premier of Nunavut (b at Pangnirtung, Nunavut, 1964).
In 1985, Okalik began working as a researcher and negotiator for the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut, the...
Okalik, Paul, Inuit land-claim negotiator, lawyer, politician, premier of Nunavut (born in 1964 at Pangnirtung, NV).
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 Okalik, Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1985, Okalik began working as a researcher and negotiator for the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut, the organization representing the Inuit in the negotiation of their land claim with the Government of Canada.
He also took part in the creation of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, one of the critical elements in the settlement because of its role as a focus for balancing the interests of the Government of Canada and the central Inuit concern for the health of the wildlife resources that they harvest.
Okalik earned a BA in Political Science and Canadian Studies from Carleton University in 1994 and a law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1997.
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 Paul Okalik Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Okalik was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut on March 5, 1999 and was subsequently voted in by his caucus colleagues to become the first Premier of Nunavut.
Okalik is a person who cares deeply about Nunavut, its people and the role Nunavut plays within the rest of Canada and the circumpolar world.
Okalik completed his law degree at the University of Ottawa in 1997 and on February 12, 1999 was called to the Bar.
www.gov.nu.ca /Nunavut/English/premier/bio/bio.shtml   (434 words)

  
 Circle for 2015's 1999 Gala celebrating the emergenece of Nunavut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paul Okalik was born in Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories on May 26, 1964, to a family that included four sisters and two brothers.
Okalik was a vital member of the negotiating team for what has become the largest land claim in Canadian history, signed in 1993.
Okalik took on the task of Acting Director of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), where he ensured the provisions of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement were being implemented by the Inuit.
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 Paul Okalik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paul Okalik (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ;, pronounced "OO-ka-lik") is the Premier of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
In the early 1980s, he worked for the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut, as a deputy negotiator on the land claim which eventually created Nunavut.
On March 5, 2004, the Legislative Assembly again elected him premier over challenger, making Okalik the first territorial premier in Canadian history to serve two consecutive terms.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Paul_Okalik   (280 words)

  
 Nunatsiaq News
IQALUIT —; Paul Okalik was called to the bar last Friday, becoming the first lawyer in Nunavut to be born and raised in the territory.
Okalik's struggle to reach and pass the bar may have been personal, but his achievement is felt throughout the territory.
Okalik's parents didn't live to witness his accomplishment, but his sisters, Ida and Elisapee, flew in from Pangnirtung to attend the ceremony.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut990228/nvt90219_19.html   (869 words)

  
 Nunavut 'ready' for fast-paced growth
Okalik touched on a wide range of topics including the new federal administration, the fishery, economic growth, building a well-educated workforce and protecting the environment.
Okalik viewed the support by Fisheries and Oceans Minister Geoff Regan as another positive sign that Martin's administration is prepared to support Nunavut's desire for greater control over its fishery.
Okalik says his first-term focus on education means many people are ready for coming economic development.
www.nnsl.com /frames/newspapers/2004-08/aug2_04prem.html   (541 words)

  
 Paul Okalik - Canadian Confederation
Paul Okalik was born at Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories (N.W.T.), the youngest of ten children of Auyaluk, a hunter, and his wife.
Okalik's teen years were marked by a combination of alcohol and crime (partway through grade ten, he was expelled from high school for drinking), and the suicide of an older brother when Okalik was 14.
Okalik's experience with the TFN encouraged him to resume his education.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/023001-2375-e.html   (376 words)

  
 Paul Okalik - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paul Okalik (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ;; born 1964, Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut)) is the Premier of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
In the early 1980s, Okalik worked for the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut, as a deputy negotiator on the land claim which eventually created Nunavut.
That claim, the largest in Canadian history, was signed in 1993.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /paul_okalik.htm   (202 words)

  
 Mentors
Premier Paul Okalik Paul Okalik was chosen by his peers as the first Premier of Nunavut on March 5, 1999.
Mr Okalik was born in Pangnirtung, Nunavut on May 26, 1964.
Mr Okalik returned to school in the early 1990s and graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario with a degree in Political Science and Canadian Studies.
www.onemindonevoice.org /archives/mentors/paulokalik.html   (705 words)

  
 Paul Okalik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the early 1980s, Okalik worked for the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut, as a deputy negotiator on the land claim whicheventually created Nunavut.
On February 15, 1999 Okalik waselected to represent Iqaluit West in the first Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.Nunavut's government runs on a consensus model, with theassembly choosing the premier from among its elected members, and on March 5 Okalikwas voted the first Premier of Nunavut.
He stood for reelection in the 2004general election, and was returned to the Legislative Assembly.
www.therfcc.org /paul-okalik-68677.html   (198 words)

  
 CTV.ca - Premier Paul Okalik wins seat in Nunavut - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television
— Premier Paul Okalik resoundingly won his seat Monday in Nunavut's general election but must wait until next month to learn if he will still be the leader of the eastern Arctic territory.
Okalik's main rival for the premier's chair is expected to be Tagak Curley, who was declared the winner by acclamation in Rankin Inlet North.
Okalik, 38, an Ottawa-trained lawyer, fought for the human rights legislation in a bid to move Nunavut toward the secular Canadian mainstream.
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 Paul Okalik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the early 1980s Okalik worked for Tungavik Federation of Nunavut as a deputy on the land claim which eventually created That claim the largest in Canadian history signed in 1993.
Nunavut's government runs on a consensus model with the assembly choosing the from among its elected members and on March 5 Okalik was voted the first Premier Nunavut.
He stood for reelection in the 2004 general election and was returned to the Legislative On March 5 2004 the Legislative Assembly again elected him over challenger Tagak Curley making Okalik the territorial premier in Canadian history to serve consecutive terms.
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 Nunatsiaq News
Okalik says he's hoping to appoint the commission at the next sitting of the Nunavut legislative assembly, which resumes Oct. 20 in Iqaluit.
Okalik said the commission, which is to report directly to him, will provide elders and community residents with a strong voice in changing Nunavut's laws to make them work better for Nunavut residents.
Okalik said, however, that he isn't able to say exactly how much money will be set aside for the commission's annual budget.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut991030/nvt91001_01.html   (743 words)

  
 Aboriginal Planet - Paul Okalik
When he was a child, he suffered the government's relocation policy: in the early sixties, Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers killed all his father's dogs, to stop him from leaving inland on his sled.
He committed suicide in 1979, when Paul Okalik was fifteen.
In 1999, when the brand new Nunavut assembly had to elect a governor, Okalik's name sprang out immediately, although he had just recently obtained his degree, had no political experience and was only 34 years old.
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 Premier seeks second term   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Premier Paul Okalik has announced that he will be running for re-election on Feb. 16.
Okalik said his first task will be to win the seat for Iqaluit west.
Some of the issues Okalik will focus on in his campaign are high unemployment rates, social problems, the housing shortage and improving the education system.
www.nnsl.com /frames/newspapers/frames/newspapers/2004-01/jan12_04pa.html   (279 words)

  
 CONK! Encyclopedia: 2004_in_Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
March 5: Paul Okalik re-elected as Premier of Nunavut in Nunavut general election, 2004.
July 20: Prime minister Paul Martin announces his new cabinet, which includes new faces such as ice hockey great Ken Dryden, former BC premier Ujjal Dosanjh, and former Progressive Conservative and the openly gay Scott Brison.
November 18: Prime Minister Paul Martin expels Mississauga—Erindale Member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish from the Liberal Party caucus, after the controversial MP tells the Canadian Press she feels no loyalty to the Party, or the Prime Minister.
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 CTV.ca | MLAs elect Paul Okalik premier of Nunavut
Paul Okalik was elected the premier of Nunavut Friday after a bruising campaign that added religion and cultural values to the eastern Arctic's usual concerns about housing, jobs and health.
Okalik acknowleged he will have to address concerns that his first government failed its Inuit constituents, who represent 85 per cent of the population.
Okalik will need to balance competing interests from three distinct regions within the territory, the Kitikmeot in the west, Kivalliq on the west coast of Hudson Bay, and Baffin Island, home to the territory's capital, formerly known as Frobisher Bay.
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 Environment News Service ENS Latest Environmental Information Education Current Issues RSS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Okalik responded by telling reporters about his attempt to cross a river near Pangnirtung with his children last summer.
Okalik says he will have a much easier time dealing with the global warming at next week's Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC) in Kuujjuaq, where the issue sits high up on the conference's agenda.
Okalik said he used last week's conference to once again point out that the federal government is not meeting its fiduciary responsibility to pay health care costs for aboriginal people in the northern territories.
www.ens-newswire.com /ens/aug2002/2002-08-09-04.asp   (898 words)

  
 citzine.ca > Stuff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paul Okalik grew up in the Northwest Territories as the youngest of 10 children.
Okalik was finally able to make a break from his decline when he obtained a job as a Researcher and Negotiator with the Tungavik Federation of Nunavut (TFN).
During his studies and placement in the north, Okalik realized he could best serve his fellow Inuit through politics.
www.citzine.ca /stuff.php?lng=e&sub=2&cid=195   (336 words)

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