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The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - PROVINCE -

Here is a quick look at Hunter Tootoo, the new fed­eral min­is­ter of fish­eries and oceans: - Co-founder of the Iqaluit branch of Arc­tic In­sur­ance Bro­kers Ltd. - Elected in 1999 as MLA for Iqaluit Cen­tre. Served this Nu­navik rid­ing for 14 years. - Held cab­i­net posts, in­clud­ing min­is­ter re­spon­si­ble for the Nu­navut Hous­ing Cor­po­ra­tion, Homelessness, the Qulliq En­ergy Cor­po­ra­tion and Education. - Elected Nu­navut MP in the Oc­to­ber fed­eral elec­tion, de­feat­ing Con­ser­va­tive in­cum­bent Leona Aglukkaq. - A com­pet­i­tive curler, Tootoo also en­joys hunt­ing and watch­ing hockey.

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