We are so excited to announce our team that will be representing Nunavut at the 25th annual Skills Canada National Competition in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is Canada’s largest trades and technology event which will be attended by over 500 students, apprentices and industry leaders in trades and technologies from across Canada. There are over 40 competition areas for both high school and post-secondary level competitors. We couldn’t be prouder of our Nunavut students who have worked so hard this year in their various trades and will now have the opportunity to show their talents on the national stage.

Territorial Gold Medalists, April 28 2019

Territorial Gold Medalists, April 28 2019

Introducing Skills Team Nunavut 2019:

Secondary Level (high school):

Baking- Eli Qaqqasiq-Taqtu, Arctic Bay
Carpentry- Dexter Maniyogina, Cambridge Bay
Hairstyling- Teghan Angulalik, Cambridge Bay
Job Search- Abigail Atienza, Iqaluit
Outdoor Engine Repair- Holly Tulurialik, Taloyoak
Photography- Noah Bird, Iqaluit
Public Speaking- Neevie Kidlapik, Naujaat
Robotics- Macintosh Pavia/Declan Robertson Laforet, Iqaluit
Video Production- Jenny Aqqaq (Gjoa Haven)/Isaac Strickland (Iqaluit)
Workplace Safety- Kenia Pike, Whale Cove

Post-Secondary Level:

Carpentry- Samuel Kuluguqtuq, Iqaluit
Electrical Installations- Daniel Emmons, Iqaluit
Graphic Design- Matilda Pinksen, Iqaluit
Outdoor Engine Repair- Carlton Allurut-Reid, Arctic Bay

National Youth Forum Representative

David Aglukaark- Video Production/Robotics alumnus, Iqaluit

Events take place at the Halifax Exhibition Centre May 27-30 are open to the public.

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Cheer us on in the stands or at home and from your phones!!! Post, Like, Share and Retweet using #SCNC2019 and #SkillsTeamNunavut to help Nunavut win the SPIRIT AWARD!

We are so proud of our team and they are already winners! Thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers and sponsors! We could not have done this without you!