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Introduction to Prospecting course

04 June 2018

Public Service Announcement

Introduction to Prospecting course

Do you want to learn how to prospect for iron or gold, identify different rocks and minerals, and acquire prospecting skills and techniques?

To find out more about the geology of Nunavut and the mining industry, the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is offering a free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting evening course in eight communities:

  • Gjoa Haven
  • June 11-16
  • Coral Harbour
  • July 23-28
  • Pangnirtung
  • June 11-16
  • Igloolik
  • July 30 - August 4
  • Sanikiluaq
  • July 16-21
  • Naujaat
  • August 13-18
  • Whale Cove
  • July 16-21
  • Arviat
  • August 20-25

For more information, call 1-888-975-5999 or email You can also sign up for the course at your local EDT or hamlet office.


Media contact:

Matthew Illaszewicz
Manager of Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation