Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami's annual event started off as more of a cocktail circuit event, said president Natan Obed, but has since blossomed to include music, culture, and community.
Labrador Liberal MP Yvonne Jones and ITK president Natan Obed, looking dapper in a sealskin bowtie, said the night celebrated the relationship between Ottawa and Inuit democracies, adding that working together spurs productivity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The lively night might have been celebrating Arctic life, food, and culture, but ‘A Taste of the Arctic’ was the hottest ticket in O-town on May 28.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.