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Restricted and Prohibited Communities

 

Communities in Nunavut have the right to determine the level of liquor restriction in their community. Some have prohibited or restricted liquor systems beyond what is outlined in the Liquor Act. Alcohol system restrictions can be changed through a plebiscite. 

Details on each community’s liquor system can be found below:


Committee system

Arctic Bay (Amendment) 
Kinngait (Amendment) 
Chesterfield Inlet (Amendment) 
Clyde River (Amendment) 
Sanirajak (Amendment) 
Igloolik (Amendment) 
Kimmirut (Amendment) 
Naujaat (Amendment) 
Pond Inlet (Amendment) 
Qikiqtarjuaq (Amendment) 
Resolute Bay (Amendment) 
Whale Cove (Amendment) 

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Prohibition system

Arviat
Coral Harbour
Gjoa Haven
Kugaaruk
Pangnirtung
Sanikiluaq

Unrestricted system

Baker Lake
Cambridge Bay
Grise Fiord
Iqaluit
Kugluktuk
Rankin Inlet
Taloyoak