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Inuit Communications Systems Limited

Company information

Legal Name:   Inuit Communications Systems Limited
Operating Name:   Inuit Communications Systems Limited
Alternate Name:   ICSL
Alternate Name:   Inuit Communications
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1600
IQALUIT, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Location Address
Building 1085A
IQALUIT, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Telephone: (613) 235-4827
Ext: 222
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-267-8327
Fax: (613) 230-8824
Website URL: 

Contact information

Mark Hamilton
  Title:   Managing Director
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (613) 235-4827
  Fax:   (613) 230-8824
Melanie Legault
  Title:   Administrative Assistant
  Area of Responsibility:   Administrative Services
  Telephone:   (613) 235-4827
  Ext:   222
  Fax:   (613) 230-8824


Company description

Inuit Communications Systems Ltd. (also known as Inuit Communications and ICSL) is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC, the Inuktitut language broadcaster of Nunavut). Inuit Communications is 100% Inuit owned and profits are re-invested into northern economic and cultural development. The company provides professional broadcast and digital media production services for television and radio, internet, live webcasting, public awareness and education from our production facility in Iqaluit, NU. Inuit Communications was incorporated in 1983. We have worked on contract or in partnership with federal and territorial government departments, designated Inuit organizations, social service agencies, educational institutions and private businesses. We have partnered with or provided services for broadcasters and independent producers from around the world. ICSL sells broadcast equipment to aboriginal production organizations across Nunavut, NWT, Yukon, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and Northern Ontario.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1983
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 515120 - Television Broadcasting
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 417320 - Electronic Components, Navigational and Communications Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
517410 - Satellite Telecommunications
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Number of Employees:
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Broadcast Equipment Sales
Authorized reseller of Sony broadcast equipment and other professional production gear.

Service Name: Broadcasting/Digital Media
FSC Code: T004-Public Relations Services (incl. Writing Services, Event Planning and Management, Media Relations, Radio and TV Analysis, Press Services)
T009-Film/Video Tape Production Services
T018-Audio/Visual Services


Technology profile

Digital media and broadcast facility located in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Market profile


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Interested in official co-productions of broadcast and documentary programming.

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Date Modified: 2015-05-25