Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Nunavut Day

FORT ST. JOHN – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Shadow Minister for Northern Affairs and Northern Economic Development Agency, issued the following statement regarding Nunavut Day.

“Today I offer my congratulations to the people of Nunavut as they celebrate Nunavut Day for the first time as an official statutory holiday. Today they celebrate the signing of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act that was signed on July 9, 1993.

“While this year may look a bit different with large gatherings discouraged, the organizers have done an outstanding job of making sure there are still plenty of activities to keep people engaged.

“Congratulations, Nunavut on 21 years as a territory!.”