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COVID-19 Department of Economic Development and Transportation services update

27 March 2020

Department of Economic Development and Transportation Services Update - March 27, 2020

The department will provide immediate short-term relief to Nunavut businesses through its Small Business Support Program.

Eligible businesses can apply for up to $5,000 in support in the form of a non-repayable contribution.

Interested small businesses can get more information at: https://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/small-business-support-program

EDT is working with various chambers of commerce, Chamber of Mines and other industry associations to solicit feedback and information from their memberships.

The information that is captured will be consolidated and analyzed so that the GN and its partners can better understand the current and projected impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nunavut’s economy.


Department of Economic Development and Transportation Services Update - March 24, 2020

Ongoing services:

  • Airport operations and maintenance.

Adjusted services:

  • All other departmental services are transitioning to work-from-home, with Directors and other essential staff in-office.
  • Motor Vehicles Registrations and most Licence renewal are still being done.
  • General Identification can be provided on an urgent basis only.
  • No new Driver’s Licences can be processed until further notice.

Closed /Cancelled/Suspended services:

  • All non-urgent Motor Vehicles Services including Driver Exams, All Visitors Center Programing, All departmentally hosted conference and in person training.
  • For urgent requests, contact your local Motor Vehicles office, EDT@gov.nu.ca, of 1-888-975-5999.

Department of Economic Development and Transportation Services Update - March 20, 2020

Adjusted services:

  • Emergency requests for Motor Vehicles license and registration services will be processed electronically. Contact EDT@gov.nu.ca or 1-888-975-5999.

Closed /Cancelled/Suspended services:

  • Normal Motor Vehicles licence and registration services will be suspended effective March 23.
     

Department of Economic Development and Transportation Services Update - March 19, 2020

Unless otherwise stated, remaining departmental services are expected to operate as usual. Updates are provided daily.

Closed/Cancelled/Suspended services:

  • All Driver Examinations are cancelled until April 7.
  • Group programming in Visitors Centres is suspended.