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.
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.
This initiative involves the construction of a small craft harbour in Pangnirtung, Nunavut. When completed, this harbour will provide local fishers with a modern and reliable base of operations for years to come.
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.