Nunavut Association of Municipalities (NAM)
Municipal government is the order of government often described as “closest to the people.” Our members are the mayors, the councillors and the senior administrators representing the community members of Nunavut’s 25 incorporated municipalities.
The Nunavut Association of Municipalities (NAM) is the collective voice of Nunavut’s municipal governments. Our role is to support strong leaders and strong administrators so that leaders can continue to build better lives for their community members and then collectively, we all build a more prosperous, livable, and sustainable future for Nunavut.
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NAM believes our collective voice will have an impact leading to changes that better support our communities and our territory. We work to bring our collective views together, to prioritize the areas of most concern, to develop meaningful resolutions and to organize events that reach out to other levels of government.
NAM believes working together is critical to help our territory grow and our communities to be successful. NAM collaborates with its members, other levels of government and stakeholders.
NAM believes that a municipalities’ ability to fulfill its mandate is through a blend of sound management, strong governance, and dedication to assessing and achieving results. Once this is done, it increases the potential for leaders to enrich the lives and solve their communities most difficult challenges.
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A membership in NAM helps local governments across Nunavut stay connected and united. Through NAM’s work in Advocacy, Collaboration and Capacity Building on behalf of municipalities, we can strengthen our communities by shaping the territorial agenda.