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Paul Okalik
ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ
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Okalik in January 2001
6th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
In office
November 4, 2010 – April 6, 2011
Preceded by James Arreak
Succeeded by Hunter Tootoo
1st Premier of Nunavut
In office
April 1, 1999 – November 19, 2008
Commissioner Helen Mamayaok Maksagak
Peter Irniq
Ann Meekitjuk Hanson
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Eva Aariak
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut for Iqaluit-Sinaa
In office
October 28, 2013 – September 24, 2017
Preceded by Riding established
Succeeded by Elisapee Sheutiapik
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut for Iqaluit West
In office
February 15, 1999 – April 6, 2011
Preceded by Territory established
Succeeded by Monica Ell-Kanayuk
Personal details
Born May 26, 1964 (1964-05-26) (age 57)
Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut), Canada
Political party Liberal Party of Canada

Paul Okalik MLA (Inuktitut: ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ born May 26, 1964) is a Canadian politician. He is the first Inuk member and first first Premier of Nunavut.

On November 4, 2010, he was elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Okalik represented the electoral district of Iqaluit West until April 6, 2011. He returned to the Legislative Assembly in 2013 until being defeated in the 2017 general election.

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