Hezakiah Oshutapik

MLA for: 
hoshutapik [at] assembly [dot] nu [dot] ca
Constituency Office: 

P.O. Box 36,
Pangnirtung, NU X0A 0R0
Phone: (867) 473-8220
Fax: (867) 473-8227
Email: pangnirtungMLA [at] qiniq [dot] com

Legislative Office: 

P.O. Box 1200,
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-5047
Fax: (867) 975-5124

Hezakiah Oshutapik was elected in a by-election held on September 12, 2011, to represent the constituency of Pangnirtung in the 3rd Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.

Mr. Oshutapik is a former municipal councilor and served as Mayor of Pangnirtung between 2001and 2004. He also served as the Chairperson of Pangnirtung Fisheries for six years.

Prior to serving in public office, Mr. Oshutapik held employment positions with Auyuittuq National Park and the Pangnirtung Housing Association. Mr. Oshutapik is an oil burner and plumber by trade.

Mr. Oshutapik was born in Pangnirtung. He and his wife Tapea are the proud parents of three children. He is an avid hunter and fisher. Mr. Oshutapik holds the rank of Master Corporal in the Canadian Rangers.