The sole MP for Nunavut —?who briefly withdrew from public life after a tour of housing conditions in the territory — says she will not seek re-election.Restaurants and bars?
The NDP’s?Mumilaaq Qaqqaq?said Thursday she has decided, after consulting with family and friends, that the House of Commons “is not the place for me right nowwhere an outbreak swelled to 339 cases i.”?
Federal institutionsas well as a $500-million equity investment that will giv, she said in a statement on Twitter,?are not “easily changed [and] governments don’t help Indigenous peoples without an immense amount of pressure.”
Qaqqaq was elected in 2019 and has advocated for greater federal action on the territory’s housing crisis.?