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Party election campaigns heat up in Ungava

 By Patrick Quinn  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Ahead of Quebec’s election October 3, the northernmost riding of Ungava is again shaping as one of the most competitive races in the province. In 2018, Coalition Avenir Quebec candidate Denis Lamothe won by just 46 votes over the Parti Quebecois candidate, with the Liberals and Quebec solidaire not far behind. Ungava represents almost half of Quebec’s total area, including all of Eeyou Istchee, the 14 Inuit communities of Nunavik, and the seven primarily non-Indigenous Jamesian towns. It’s also the only Quebec riding with an Indigenous majority, but has never elected an Indigenous member of the National Assembly. That could change this year with the candidacies of Maitee Labrecque-Saganash (Quebec solidaire) and Tunu Napartuk (Liberal), who are both well known in their respective

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