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In the Department of Economic Development and Transportation we put people first, helping to build healthy communities and the infrastructure they need to link to each other, to the rest of Canada, and to the world. If you have any questions contact us toll-free at 1-888-975-5999 or when in Iqaluit call (867) 975-7800 or email us at

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07 June 2021
As part of the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) effort to protect Nunavummiut against the risk of COVID-19, GN Departments are implementing the following:
02 June 2021
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is accepting applications for the Independent Science Programs for Youth (I-SPY) Fund.
10 May 2021
The Small Business Support Program is offering additional funding for small businesses in Nunavut who continue to be adversely affected by the COVID-...
25 March 2021
The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) is seeking volunteer community representatives to participate in the Baffinland ‘Mary River Phase 2’ public...
19 March 2021
Are you a prospector or are you interested in searching for minerals?
27 July 2020
A new opportunity to celebrate art by Nunavummiut. Launched by the Government of Nunavut in response to COVID-19.
10 August 2020
Are you going to school to train as a pilot, aircraft maintainer, flight attendant, or in airline or airport operations?
31 July 2020
The Government of Nunavut (GN) today launched the Nunavut Public Art Initiative to support local artists during the COVID-19 pandemic, as a...
08 July 2020
Information on the process for companies and individuals wishing to carry out mineral exploration or other work in Nunavut during the COVID-19 period.
12 May 2020
Are you a prospector? Or are you interested in searching for minerals?
29 April 2020
Instructions for making a mask
06 December 2019
If you are affected by recent lay-offs from the Mary River Mine or looking for training opportunities in your community or region, the Government of...

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Economic Development 
and Transportation
Building 1104A,
Inuksugait Plaza​
PO Box 1000​
Station 1500​
Iqaluit, NU​
X0A 0H0
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