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Nunavut Prospectors Program accepting applications

22 February 2022

Public Service Announcement

Nunavut Prospectors Program accepting applications

Are you a prospector, or are you interested in searching for minerals?

The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is accepting applications for the Nunavut Prospectors Program. You may be eligible for up to $8,000 for your project to help cover field expenses, sample analysis costs, assistant wages, materials, and supplies.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a Nunavut resident.
  • Be 18 years or older.
  • Have prospecting experience or have completed the Introduction to Prospecting course.

Before applying, applicants are encouraged to contact the department to set up an initial discussion with a Resident Geologist and to prepare for all necessary permits and other application requirements.

The deadline to apply is April 29, 2022. For more information, call 1-888-975-5999, email minerals@gov.nu.ca or visit www.gov.nu.ca/edt. For further assistance, please consult your regional EDT or hamlet office.

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Media Contact:

Sierra LeBlanc
Manager, Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation
867-975-7818
SLeblanc@gov.nu.ca