ᒧᒥᓛᖅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ Mumilaaq Qaqqaq
Member of Parliament for Nunavut
- Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is a facilitator, public speaker, and volunteer. She is best known for a speech she made in the House of Commons on International Women's Day in 2017. Originally from Baker Lake, Nunavut, she now lives in the capital, Iqaluit.
- Mumilaaq is an employment officer with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, and she previously worked as a Wellness Program Specialist with the health department of the Government of Nunavut. She has held positions with Inuit Tapariit Kanatami, Susan Aglukark, and Northern Youth Abroad. As a youth leader with connections across the territory, Mumilaaq knows how important it is to recognize the unique culture of Nunavut communities and the distinct challenges Nunavummiut face.
- Mumilaaq is standing with Jagmeet Singh and the NDP to improve the lives of Nunavummiut, through affordable housing, better access to services, and federal laws that are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq to Trudeau: Leave empty words behind, people in Nunavut need real action
OTTAWA – Following the Throne Speech, NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq (Nunavut) sent a clear message to Justin Trudeau that people in Nunavut need real action to fix the housing crisis they are facing. His empty words and broken promises have not helped anyone in the North. In Parliament on Wednesday, Qaqqaq reminded the Liberal government of their failure in upholding people’s basic human right to housing in Nunavut.more »
Liberals side with telecom companies instead of Nunavummiut
SALLIQ (CORAL HARBOUR) – Instead of making internet services more affordable for Canadians, the Liberals sided with Canada’s largest telecom companies in their appeal of an August 2019 CRTC decision to lower wholesale rates. During this pandemic, Canadians are more dependent than ever on high-speed internet connection for work, school and essential services.more »
MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says the federal government must be ready to help people in Nunavut before COVID-19 hits
IQALUIT – With the first of the month just getting near, the NDP has written to the Prime Minister, renewing their call for a moratorium on rent, mortgage and utility payments amid COVID-19.more »