After nearly 20 years, Nunavut added to the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill

It’s been nearly 20 years since Nunavut became a territory – and today the federal government added its crest around the centennial flame.

Annette Francis
APTN News
It’s been nearly 20 years since Nunavut became its own territory – and today the federal government added its crest around the centennial flame which sits at the base of Parliament Hill.

The 45-minute ceremony included dignitaries from Nunavut, cabinet ministers and the prime minister.

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Annette is Anishinaabe from Alderville First Nation. She started at APTN as an Ottawa Correspondent in 2007 and has covered Indigenous issues from Parliament Hill and First Nation communities across Ontario. She has also freelanced for CBC Indigenous and Ricochet Media.

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