Central Arctic

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The Central Arctic was an electoral district of the Northwest Territories, Canada created in 1966 and abolished in 1983. The district consisted of Pelly Bay, Spence Bay, Gjoa Haven, Cambridge Bay, Bathurst Inlet, Bay Chimo, Coppermine and Holman.[1] For the 1983 election Holman was moved to the Nunakput district and the others split between Kitikmeot West and Kitikmeot East. Today Holman, now Ulukhaktok, is the only one of the communities in the NWT as after division the others became part of Nunavut.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)[edit]

  Name Elected Left Office
     Duncan Pryde September 19, 1966 1967
     Robert Williamson 1967 1970
     Lena Pedersen 1970 1975
     Bill Lyall 1975 1979
     Kane Tologanak 1979 1983

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