NDC News


Arctic Art – In studio with Jimmy Kamimmalik

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – The art and artists from Canada’s Arctic are famous around the world. Starting in the 1960s, the print programs set up in Inuit communities like Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, Ulukhaktok (Holman) and Puvirnituq cultivated some of Canada’s most well-known Canadian artists

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NunaVet Animal Hospital

NunaVet is the territory’s only veterinary service and they are very busy keeping beloved pets in Nunavut healthy. NDC recently acquired a minority share in the Iqaluit-based business.

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Getting Nunavut Art to the World

Getting works of Inuit art from Nunavut communities to the world markets is not always easy. This is the role the Sales Division of the Nunavut Development Corporation has in support of the artists of Nunavut!

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Taluq Designs, Mitts and Slippers

Taluq Designs, located in Taloyoak, produces a line of high quality fabric mitts constructed of a durable wool stroud fabric called “duffle”.  

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Master Carver from Kugluktuk

Bobby Nokalak Anavilok is from Kugluktuk, but grew up on the land, moving by dogteam to hunt and fish. He is descended from the Klengenberg family and from people from the Bathurst Inlet area. His parents (Sam Anavilok and Martena Klengenberg Ohokak) were both carvers, and his mother was a talented seamstress.

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Harvesting Commercial Char in Qikiqtarjuaq

In the winter of 2013, Qikiqtarjuaq fishermen supplied Kivalliq Arctic Foods with 29,467 lbs of ice-caught char.

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A Load of In-Shore Turbot

Pangnirtung fishermen had their hands, and nets, full this past winter when they fished 736,000 lbs of turbot.

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Promoting our Artists & Finding New Markets

Last year NDC undertook many market development initiatives with an emphasis on promoting the goods made by Nunavut seamstresses, carvers and crafts people.

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Nunavut’s Cultural Industries

The Nunavut market for locally-produced arts and crafts is a good one.

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Tukumaaq Suites

Arctic lodging is in high demand in most Nunavut communities and Clyde River is no exception.

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