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Introduction to Prospecting course

22 June 2015 

Public Service Announcement

Introduction to Prospecting course

Start Date: June 22, 2015

End Date: August 17, 2015

Nunavut-wide 60 sec

Do you want to learn how to identify different rocks and minerals such as iron and gold?

Then you should attend the free Introduction to Prospecting course, which will be offered in nine communities by the Department of Economic Development and Transportation:

Iqaluit – July 6 to 11

Pangnirtung – July 13 to 18

Rankin Inlet – July 13 to 18

Kugaaruk – July 20 to 25

Kugluktuk – July 27 to August 1

Qikiqtarjuaq – July 27 to August 1

Cape Dorset – August 10 to 15

Arctic Bay – August 17 to 22

Baker Lake – August 17 to 22

You can learn prospecting skills and techniques and find out more about the mineral and mining industry in Nunavut.

For more information or to sign up for the course, please call 1-888-975-5999 or email


Media contact: Matthew Illaszewicz

Manager, Communications

Department of Economic Development and Transportation

Government of Nunavut