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Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program is part of Canada 150 Celebrates, the Government of Canada's approach to celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary. CanNor will deliver $6.4 million of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in the territories.

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Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP)

On April 1, 2014, CanNor launched the Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP). This revised program replaces the Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) suite of programs. NAEOP, a results-based and application driven program, will focus on increasing the participation of northern Aboriginal communities and businesses so they can fully participate in territorial economic opportunities.

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Resource Development in Canada's North

Canada's North offers significant potential for the mining and resource development sector. Rich in natural resources, Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories are a choice destination for Canadian and global investment.

CanNor works with industry, northern governments, communities, and other partners to ensure credible regulatory activities to foster job creation and sustainable resource development in the North.

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Investing in Cultural Industries

The Adäka Cultural Festival, held annually in Whitehorse, Yukon, was launched in July 2011. It is an iconic festival that showcases and celebrates diverse and distinctive First Nations arts and culture. The Adäka festival contributes greatly to cultural tourism and to strengthening and diversifying the local economy, providing new opportunities for emerging artists, vendors and local businesses. CanNor is committed to investing in the North's cultural industries and recognizes their importance to the local economy.

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Northern Successes: Nunavut Fisheries

Nunavut's fishing sector is developing into a thriving industry, thanks to a comprehensive, multi-year collaborative effort. Although large expanses of Nunavut's marine waters remained underdeveloped for years, that's changing. Today, a dynamic, diversified and sustainable fishing industry is in the making

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Biomass Fuels: Creating sustainable energy solutions for the NWT

A growing market for biomass fuels is helping the Northwest Territories shift from imported fossil fuels to energy from local resources. Biomass fuels are made from sustainable organic matter like plant materials, vegetation or agricultural waste. In the NWT, forest waste, such as sawdust, is the primary biomass materials in use.

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Northern Successes: Converting Plastic to Oil

A machine that converts plastic into crude oil is up and running in Whitehorse, Yukon. The first of its kind in North America, the machine at P&M Recycling is already producing enough oil to heat the recycling centre it is housed in.

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Building a Strong North Together

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The Inuit Learning and Development Project (ILDP) is an innovative pre-employment and job training initiative aimed at helping Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) beneficiaries develop skills for potential jobs in the public service in Nunavut. The next start date is January 2016; deadline for application is December 18, 2015. For more information please visit the ILDP page


As part of Canada 150 Celebrates, the Government of Canada is launching the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. For more information on how to apply for funding under this program in the North, please visit Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.