ᑐᑦᑕᕐᕕᒻᒥᒃ ᑐᓴᕋᑦᓴᐃᑦ

Together, the Government of Nunavut (GN) and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) represented the official Nunavut delegation at the international 2016 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Morocco. This partnership provides opportunities to raise awareness around climate change in Nunavut...

On November 30, 2016, the new Climate Change Secretariat was created within the Department of Environment. The Secretariat works on a wide range of climate change issues, serving communities across Nunavut by providing resources, programs, and policies. 

The Climate Change Section is working in collaboration with Community and Government Services (CGS) to increase emergency preparedness awareness.  There are a few events going on this week in Iqaluit including a booth at Northmart today, Monday May 2 from 4pm-7pm.  On Wednesday, May 4 we will be...

Anny Chislett is a Nunavut Sivuniksavut student in Ottawa.  She is asking that hunters in Nunavut answer a few questions regarding climate change and the effects they have seen.  The survey is short and should only take between 15-30 minutes to complete.  Once surveys have been completed, she...

Climate Change in Canada’s North explores the various impacts caused by climate change in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, with in-depth discussions about how climate change is affecting permafrost, forest fires, flooding, food security and traditional lifestyles among indigenous...

Eight representatives from Nunavut, NWT, and Yukon met in the NWT this August for the Young Leader’s Summit on Northern Climate Change. The group visited Fort Providence, Enterprise, Behchoko, Hay River, Kakisa, and Yellowknife to talk to community leaders, politicians, elders, and scientists...

We will be visiting Cape Dorset in the second week of September to meet with stakeholders about the impacts of permafrost thaw on the community. After working with researchers in Cape Dorset for a number of years, we will be taking time to share the results of this work with community members....

Check out the updated resources page for new links and activities.

We have just launched four new activity guides for...

We are happy to participate in ArcticNet’s annual conference, Arctic Change, this year. Our Climate Change Section will be around all week – please drop by our booth and say hello! If you want to set up a time to meet, please...

Learn about climate change community engagement activities that happened in Arviat in August 2014.

Our Climate Change Section coordinated a number of activities including...

If you have conducted climate change research in Nunavut, we would like to publish it here. Check out the Project Summary Submissions  form for more details or ...

Check out our new page for transcripts and summary documents of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Climate Change interviews conducted by the Government of Nunavut between 2002 and 2004.

The Pan-Territorial Permafrost Workshop was hosted in Yellowknife, NWT from Nov 5th-7th 2013 by the Governments of Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. The Workshop brought together front-line decision makers and permafrost researchers from all three territories to share knowledge, form...

Communities across Nunavut are working to adapt to our changing climate. The information notes below share knowledge about climate change adaptation projects recently completed or currently underway in Nunavut.

These information notes, and others from Yukon and Northwest Territories,...

We are pleased to announce the release of A Homeowner's Guide to Permafrost in Nunavut!

This guide provides homeowners in Nunavut with knowledge and resources to make simple changes around their home to help the permafrost stay frozen beneath it. It explains what...

If you have conducted climate change research in Nunavut that you would like to publish on this site, please download the guidelines for Project Summary Submissions

A Network of Climate Change Research and More

ArcticNet is a Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada. It brings scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences together with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and...

Collaboration Across the Arctic

In 2011, Canada’s 3 territories released the Pan-Territorial Adaptation Strategy: Moving Forward on Climate Change Adaptation in Canada’s North. This document describes the challenges and goals of Canada’s territories in addressing climate...

The Government of Nunavut is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Colin Adjun of Kugluktuk to the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB). The NWMB is an Institution of Public Government and a main regulator of access to wildlife, as described in Section 5 of the Nunavut Land Claims...

The Government of Nunavut is inviting nominations from interested individuals to serve on its representative seat on the following boards:

Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (4 year term)

Eeyou Marine Region Planning Commission (3 year term)

Eeyou Marine Region Impact Review...

The Government of Nunavut is inviting individuals to apply for its representative position on the Nunavik Marine Region Planning Commission.

The Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement was signed by the Makivik Corporation, the Government of Nunavut and Canada and came into force April 1,...