Building Canada's North

The Government of Canada has made the North a top priority, with a clear vision for the North as a healthy, prosperous region within a strong and sovereign Canada. Learn more about EAP initiatives supporting jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in Canada's North.

A partnership between the Governments of Canada and Nunavut that supports the creation of affordable housing in Nunavut.
College’s Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining, to be located in Whitehorse, will be a state-of-the-art education, training and research facility for people looking to start a career in the mining industry or improve their skills.
The harbour in Pangnirtung was the first small craft facility built on the Nunavut Territory by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans under its Small Craft Harbours Program. Facilities include an offloading wharf, floating wharves, a marshalling area, a sealift and channel and basin. The harbour will be managed by a Harbour Authority in the near future.
Funding assistance provided by the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund is intended to improve the quality of community facilities and provide economic benefits in communities across Canada.
Economic Action Plan 2012 provided $5.2 billion over a decade to renew the Fleet of the Canadian Coast Guard to make it more adaptable, capable and cost-efficient. This builds on $1.6 billion in fleet renewal investments committed in previous years.
In Economic Action Plan 2011, the Government of Canada announced that it would invest an estimated $9 million per year to forgive a portion of Canada Student Loans for family doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners who work in designated rural or remote communities.
The Government of Canada invested $12.3 million over two years to continue the Diamond Valuation and Royalty Assessment Program.
Economic Action Plan 2014 announced the extension of the 15-per-cent Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for flow-through share investors for an additional year, until March 31, 2015.
Through Economic Action Plan 2012, the federal government is investing $38.9 million over three years for new satellite data reception facilities and the development of a data management system.
The new Station will provide a suite of services for science and technology in Canada's North including a technology development centre, traditional knowledge centre, and advanced laboratories.

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