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Prospecting Funding Available

01 April 2015 

Public Service Announcement

Prospecting Funding Available

Start Date: April 1, 2015

End Date: April 17, 2015

Nunavut-wide 45 sec

The Government of Nunavut is now accepting applications for the Nunavut Prospectors Program.

If eligible, you could receive up to $8,000 yearly to help pay for wages, materials, supplies and transportation to explore for rocks, minerals and gemstones.

To be eligible you must:

• be a Nunavut resident;

• be 18 years of age or older;

• hold a valid prospecting licence; and

• have prospector training or experience.

For more information, please call toll free at 1-888-975-5999 or visit our website at www.gov.nu.ca/edt, and click on the Programs/Funding tab.

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Media contact: Matthew Illaszewicz

Manager, Communications

Department of Economic Development and Transportation

Government of Nunavut

867-975-7818

millaszewicz@gov.nu.ca