Sen. Dennis Patterson selected winners from 72 nominations

A new medal that honours Canadians for their community volunteerism and contributions will go to 12 recipients who represent Nunavut’s three regions, spanning sectors like business, arts, education and politics.

“Over four months, my office received 72 nominations; all of the stories we read were heart-warming and inspiring,” Sen. Denis Patterson, who represents Nunavut, said in a Nov. 6 release about the awards. Read more

Twelve Nunavummiut awarded Canada 150 medals