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Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) Applications

12 May 2020

Public Service Announcement

Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) 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 to help pay for 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.

The deadline to apply is May 28, 2020.

For more information, call 1-888-975-5999, email or visit You can also consult your regional EDT or hamlet office for assistance.


Media contact:

Lewis Falkiner MacKay
Director of Policy, Planning and Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation