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Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) Applications

19 March 2021

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 April 30, 2021.

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:

Andrea McFaul
Director of Policy, Planning and Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation