Minister Aglukkaq Participates in Round-table Discussion on Arctic Priorities
October 28, 2012 - Iqaluit - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, participates in a round-table discussion with key Northern stakeholders in Iqaluit. The meeting marks the first of a series of discussions with Northerners to seek their views on circumpolar priorities as Canada prepares to assume the chairmanship of the Arctic Council in May 2013.
“The Arctic is fundamental to Canada’s national identity,” said Minister Aglukkaq. “As a proud Northerner, I am passionate about working with people across our three territories to help bring a strong, united voice for Canada to the international scene.”
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