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.

Transport Canada is making changes to its small vessel registration requirements. Owners of small vessels that are not pleasure craft are no longer required to register their vessels.

The 140-kilometre all-season highway linking the Town of Inuvik with the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk has been identified as a priority by the governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Government of Canada invested $12.3 million over two years to continue the Diamond Valuation and Royalty Assessment Program.
A partnership between the Governments of Canada and Nunavut that supports the creation of affordable housing in Nunavut.
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.

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