The Government of Canada recently signed the largest land and resource devolution agreement in Canadian history. Nunavut is the last jurisdiction within Canada to sign such an agreement. With over 85% of Nunavut’s population being Inuit and Nunavut making up one-fifth of Canada’s total land mass, this is a significant step towards Inuit self-determination. The federal government’s important work to support and empower Nunavut is, however, just beginning. As we near the release of another federal budget, our country needs a strong commitment to Nunavut—one that addresses its growing infrastructure gaps and ensures all Canadians, especially Nunavummiut, can realize the benefits of the national energy transition.

Read the full op-ed by Nukik Corporation’s CEO Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin in The Future Economy.