Iqaluit is the capital city of the territory of Nunavut, Canada Population: 7,250
Gateway of the Eastern Arctic
21st Century capital city
Rich in Inuit arts and culture
Infrastructure boom with Canada’s fastest growing and youngest population
Cold testing site for Airbus 380, Boeing 777 and Eurocopter at Iqaluit International Airport
Gateway and supply center for diamond and gold mines in Nunavut
Iqaluit is a designated port of entry to Canada for international air and marine transportation
Nunavut Arctic College and Nunavut Research Institute are key education institutions
Nunavut offers world-class deposits, an openness and willingness to the industry to work with all those involved in the sector.
The Arctic has never been so warm and hospitable. Nunavut’s distinctive attractions have tremendous potential to support the development of tourism. It generates external capital, promotes Inuit culture while protecting the territory’s natural resources. The eco-tourism and traditional opportunities are unlimited in this exciting, young city.