Who Can Help?


Inuvialuit Community Economic Development Organization (ICEDO) promotes community economic development in the Inuvialuit Settlement (IRS) region.

  • Sue McNeil ICEDO Manager (T) 867-777-7061 (F)867-777-3256
  • Patrice Stuart ICEDO Program Coordinator (T)867-777-7063

Town of Inuvik

Director, Tourism & Economic Development (T)867-777-8632 (F)867-777-8601



Nunatsiavut Government
The Economic Development Department has various initiatives to support entrepreneurship across the region including their business development agency, Nunatsiavut Business Centre Incorporated.

Community Economic Development Officer [email protected]



Kativik Regional Government
The Regional and Local Development Department deals with regional, local, and business development. They have a variety of programs to support you in your business development.

The Local Development Offices promote the development needs of communities.

  • Salluit (T) 819-255-8120
  • Kuujjuaq (T) 819-964-2961
  • Inukjuak (T) 819-254-8621



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: [email protected]

Kivalliq Partners in Development

David Fredlund
Development Officer
Rankin Inlet Business
Tel: 867-645-2122
Email: [email protected]

Kakivak Association

James Paton
Iqaluit Business Development Officer
Parnaivik Building 942
Tel: 867-979-8958
Email: [email protected]

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

Marg Epp
#26 Omningmak in the Arctic Island Lodge
Tel: 867-983-7383
Tel: (Toll Free) 1-888-866-0260
Email: [email protected]

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

Kivalliq Business Development Centre 
Charlotte Hickes
Tel: 867-645-2126
Email: [email protected]

Baffin Business Development Corporation 
Valerie Kosmenko
Inuksugait Plaza 2
Tel: 867-979-1303
Email: [email protected]

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.

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 

Laura Deal
Project Coordinator
1104B Inuksugait Plaza, Phase 2
Tel: 867-979-4620
Email: [email protected]


Cambridge Bay
Jim MacEachern
Tel: 867-983-4654
Email: [email protected]

Gjoa Haven 
Joseph Aglukkaq
Tel: 867-360-6186
Email: [email protected]

Beatrix Apsaktaun
Tel: 867-769-6281
Email: [email protected]

Tel: 867-982-6500
Email: [email protected]

Jimmy Oleekatalik
Tel: 867-561-6341
Email: [email protected]


Keith Collier
Tel: 867-857-2941
Email: [email protected]

Baker Lake 
Nathan Annanaut
Tel: 867-793-2874
Email: [email protected]

Chesterfield Inlet 
David Kattegatsiak
Tel: 867-898-9206
Email: [email protected]

Coral Harbour 
Mary Eetuk
Tel: 867-925-8867
Email: c[email protected]

Rankin Inlet 
Evan Morrison
Tel: 867-645-2895
Email: [email protected]

Repulse Bay 
Steven Kopak
Tel: 867-462-4101
Email: [email protected]

Whale Cove 
Nassr Maashi
Tel: 867-896-9961
Email: [email protected]


Arctic Bay 
Clare Kines
Tel: 867-439-8276
Email: [email protected]

Cape Dorset 
Tel: 867-897-8943
Email: [email protected]

Clyde River 
Billy Palluq
Tel: 867-924-6706
Email: [email protected]

Grise Fiord 
Jaypetee Akeeagok
Tel: 867-980-4033
Email: [email protected]

Hall Beach 
Shelly Brake
Tel: 867-928-8856
Email: [email protected]

Tel: 867-934-8429

Joamie Eegeesiak
Tel: 867-979-6363 ext: 230
Email: [email protected]

Qapik Ikkidluak
Tel: 867-939-2247
Email: [email protected]

Madeleine Qumuatuq
Tel: 867-473-8953
Email: [email protected]

Pond Inlet 
Colin Saunders
Tel: 867-899-8934
Email: [email protected]

Mike Cook
Tel: 867-927-8832
Email: [email protected]

Resolute Bay 
Philip Manik
Tel: 867-252-3616
Email: [email protected]

Tel: 867-266-7912
Email: [email protected]