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Department of Finance Q&A - November 4, 2019, 7 p.m. Update

05 November 2019

Department of Finance Q&A 

Will the ransomware attack affect GN employees’ pay schedule? 

• The department is working to initiate pay on the next pay period as scheduled. There are two weeks left until the next pay period. 


Are vendors going to be able to receive payments as scheduled? 

• There will be delays until the Finance Department’s systems are up. In the meantime, Finance is working with other departments to prioritize payments. 


Will I be reimbursed for my medical or duty travel? 

• Payments and reimbursements will be prioritized as soon as the system is up and running. 


Are Finance Department offices going to be open? 

• Yes, Finance Department staff are expected to report to work as usual. Some services may be available only in person, by phone or by fax. 
• Please visit or call your local Finance Department office for more information. 


Is the beer and wine store going to remain open? 

• The point of sale of the beer and wine store is not impacted by this incident. Regular working hours and ways of payment remain as usual. 


Department of Finance External Contact List 

Iqaluit - Parniavik building 
Phone: 867-975-5803 
Fax: 867-975-5845 

Iqaluit - Brown building 
Phone: 867-975-5800 
Fax: 867-975-6814 

Rankin Inlet regional office 
Phone: 867-645-8500 
Fax: 867-645-8511 

Igloolik regional office 
Phone: 867-934-2009 
Fax: 867-934-8677 

Cambridge Bay regional office 
Phone: 867-983-4043 
Fax: 867-983-4041 

Taxation and insurance 
Phone: 1-800-316-3324 
Fax: 867-975-5845 

Special Occasion Permit, liquor license 
Phone: 867-975-6807 
Fax: 867-975-5845 

Licensee orders, liquor permit 

Phone: 867-975-6869 
Fax: 867-975-5836 

Rankin Inlet 
Phone: 1-855-844-5488 
Fax: 867-645-3327