[dropcap_1]J[/dropcap_1]ack Hicks lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut. He was the NDP candidate in Nunavut for the 2011 federal election. In addition to working in community development, adult education and suicide prevention he served as Director of Research for the Nunavut Implementation Commission and as the Government of Nunavut’s first Director of Evaluation and Statistics. He co-authored (with Graham White) the standard university text on the creation of Nunavut, available here. Jack is wrapping up his Ph.D. disseration on the social determinants of elevated rates of suicidal behaviour by Inuit youth. Jack can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Jack on Twitter @jackooloosie.