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Department of Economic Development and Transportation

In the Department of Economic Development and Transportation we put people first, helping to build healthy communities and the infrastructure they need to link to each other, to the rest of Canada, and to the world. If you have any questions contact us toll-free at 1-888-975-5999 or when in Iqaluit call (867) 975-7800 or email us at

Latest News

10 May 2023
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation is accepting applications for the Inuit Tourism Business Mentorship Program
01 May 2023
The Nunavut Business Credit Corporation (NBCC) is accepting applications for board members to serve on NBCC’s board of directors.
04 April 2023
The Iqaluit Motor Vehicles Office at 1104C will be closed on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 due to a flooding issue. The office will reopen on Thursday,...
30 March 2023
The Government of Nunavut is launching the Nalunaiqsijiit Cruise Ship Training Initiative.
06 March 2023
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation is now accepting applications for the I-SPY Fund.
22 February 2023
Are you a prospector? Are you interested in searching for minerals?
13 February 2023
Military exercises are scheduled to take place in Nunavut over the coming weeks.
23 January 2023
To allow for professional development opportunities for staff, two visitor centres will be experiencing temporary closures:
12 December 2022
The Department of Community and Government Services’ Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting applications that support the planning and...
25 November 2022
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation is advising Iqalummiut that an icebreaker escorting fuel tanker ships to the Deep-Sea Port...
17 November 2022
Following the decision by federal Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal that Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation’s Mary River Phase 2 Development...
02 November 2022
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is advising residents and travellers to or from Rankin Inlet that overflow parking is...

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(867) 360-4615
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(867) 645-8466

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Economic Development 
and Transportation
Building 1104A,
Inuksugait Plaza​
PO Box 1000​
Station 1500​
Iqaluit, NU​
X0A 0H0
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