Who Can Help?

Please note that right now the information is Nunavut specific, other regions will be added soon.

Community Economic Development Organizations

These organizations offer support to Inuit in their regions through all stages of a business for research and pre-start up, start up and expansion. They offer business training, guidance and advice to plan, establish, manage and expand your business. Financial support is also available through grants and loans.

Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission
Tel: 867-983-2095
Email: webguy@ked.ca

Kivalliq Partners in Development
http://www.kivalliqpartners.ca/

David Fredlund
Development Officer
Rankin Inlet Business
Tel: 867-645-2122
Email: kpidbusiness@netkaster.ca

Kakivak Association
www.kakivak.ca

James Paton
Iqaluit Business Development Officer
Parnaivik Building 942
Tel: 867-979-8958
Email: jpaton@kakivak.com

Business Development Centres

These centres support the creation and growth of small businesses in their regions by providing loans and business advice. Their services are available for startups and existing businesses, and include: business counseling, technical support and help with strategic planning and management.

Kitikmeot Community Futures Incorporated
http://www.kcfi.ca/

Marg Epp
#26 Omningmak in the Arctic Island Lodge
Tel: 867-983-7383
Tel: (Toll Free) 1-888-866-0260
Email: mepp@kcfi.ca

Keewatin Business Development Centre
Rankin Inlet
Tel:  867-645-2126

Kivalliq Business Development Centre 
Charlotte Hickes
Tel: 867-645-2126
Email: charhickes@gmail.com

Baffin Business Development Corporation 
Valerie Kosmenko
Inuksugait Plaza 2
Tel: 867-979-1303
Email: val.kosmenko@baffinbusinessdevelopment.com

Nunavut Business Service Centre

The Nunavut Business Service Centre provides information on federal government services for entrepreneurs. The centres and the website help to locate loans available to businesses through government programs. They also provide detailed information on all aspects of starting and running a business, including applying for permits and licenses, paying taxes, registering your business name, hiring employees and writing your business plan.
http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/sgc-62/

Kitikmeot Region 
Cambridge Bay
Tel: 867-983-2095
Tel: (Toll Free) 1-888-576-4444

Kivalliq Region 
Rankin Inlet Innukshuk Building
Tel: 867-645-8450
Tel: (Toll Free) 1-888-576-4444

Qikiqtani Region 
Iqaluit Inuksugait Plaza
Tel: 867-975-7860
Tel: (Toll Free) 1-888-576-4444

Community Economic Development Officers

Economic Development Officers (EDOs) provide business support and advice in their communities. They help with business planning, growth and development. The Nunavut Economic Developers Association provides information and advice to EDOs and can help you find up-to-date contact information for your local EDO.

Nunavut Economic Developers Association 
www.nunavuteda.com 

Laura Deal
Project Coordinator
1104B Inuksugait Plaza, Phase 2
Tel: 867-979-4620
Email: info@nunavuteda.com

Kitikmeot

Cambridge Bay
Jim MacEachern
Tel: 867-983-4654
Email: jmaceachern@cambridgebay.ca

Gjoa Haven 
Joseph Aglukkaq
Tel: 867-360-6186
Email: edogjoahaven@qiniq.com

Kugaaruk 
Beatrix Apsaktaun
Tel: 867-769-6281
Email: edo_kug@qiniq.com

Kugluktuk 
Tel: 867-982-6500
Email: edokug@qiniq.com

Taloyoak 
Jimmy Oleekatalik
Tel: 867-561-6341
Email: edooftal@qiniq.com

Kivalliq

Arviat 
Keith Collier
Tel: 867-857-2941
Email: arviatcedo@qiniq.com

Baker Lake 
Nathan Annanaut
Tel: 867-793-2874
Email: bledo@xplornet.ca

Chesterfield Inlet 
David Kattegatsiak
Tel: 867-898-9206
Email: edo_hamlet@qiniq.com

Coral Harbour 
Mary Eetuk
Tel: 867-925-8867
Email: coraledo@qiniq.com

Rankin Inlet 
Evan Morrison
Tel: 867-645-2895
Email: cedo@rankininlet.ca

Repulse Bay 
Steven Kopak
Tel: 867-462-4101
Email: repulsebay_20051@qiniq.com

Whale Cove 
Nassr Maashi
Tel: 867-896-9961
Email: cedo@whalecove.ca

Qikiqtani

Arctic Bay 
Clare Kines
Tel: 867-439-8276
Email: edo_ab@qiniq.com

Cape Dorset 
Tel: 867-897-8943
Email: muncdedo@capedorset.com

Clyde River 
Billy Palluq
Tel: 867-924-6706
Email: cedo@clyderiver.ca

Grise Fiord 
Jaypetee Akeeagok
Tel: 867-980-4033
Email: gfcedo@giniq.com

Hall Beach 
Shelly Brake
Tel: 867-928-8856
Email: cedo_hbhamlet@qiniq.com

Igloolik 
Tel: 867-934-8429

Iqaluit 
Joamie Eegeesiak
Tel: 867-979-6363 ext: 230
Email: j.eegeesiak@city.iqaluit.nu.ca

Kimmirut 
Qapik Ikkidluak
Tel: 867-939-2247
Email: cedkimm@qiniq.com

Pangnirtung 
Madeleine Qumuatuq
Tel: 867-473-8953
Email: pangedo@qiniq.com

Pond Inlet 
Colin Saunders
Tel: 867-899-8934
Email: pond_cedo@qiniq.com

Qikiqtarjuaq 
Mike Cook
Tel: 867-927-8832
Email: qikedo@qiniq.com

Resolute Bay 
Philip Manik
Tel: 867-252-3616
Email: hamletcedo@xplornet.com

Sanikiluaq 
Tel: 867-266-7912
Email: sanicedo@qiniq.com