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Last Updated: 2013-09-05

Kitikmeot Corporation

Company information

Legal Name:   Kitikmeot Corporation
Operating Name:   Kitikmeot Corporation
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 18
X0B 0C0
Location Address
17 Mitik St
X0B 0C0
Telephone: (867) 983-2200
Fax: (867) 983-2995
Website URL: 

Contact information

David General
  Title:   Director Project Development
  Telephone:   (867) 983-2200
Clare Basler
  Title:   Chief Operating Officer
  Telephone:   (867) 983-2200


Company description

Business development arm of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association (KIA), and 100% Inuit-owned by KIA, working on behalf of the beneficiaries (under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement) of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Kitikmeot Corporation hold majority business interest in a number of joint venture companies including Kitikmeot Cementation Mining & Development, Kitikmeot Explosives, Kitikmeot Caterers, Medic North Nunavut, and PolarNet (a Division of Kitikmeot Corporation). Other Inuit-owned companies in which we hold voting shares include Nuna Logistics, Toromont Arctic, Kitnuna Corporation, Diamonds International Canada, NCC Investment Group, Larga Edmonton, Larga Kitikmeot, Top of the World Travel & Tours and Nasittuq Corporation.

Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1990
Exporting: No  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Number of Employees:
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)


Product / Service / Licensing

Service Name: Various Mining Related/Various Other Sectors
Through our joint venture companies we offer: Open pit mining, earthworks, dyke & dam construction, all-weather road construction, ice road construction, site services, large diameter drilling; camp catering, camp sales & rentals, camp management, housekeeping; underground mining services; sales & service of mining and other heavy equipment (CAT dealer); overland cat trains, fuel supply, environmental cleanups, expediting; explosives and blasting services; provision of emergency medics for remote sites; real estate development & management; partners in Inuit medical residences in both Edmonton and Yellowknife; corporate travel services; and internet services.



Technology profile

Specialized processes and equipment is often used in the delivery of specific products and services within our joint venture companies.

Market profile


Strategic alliances:

Kitikmeot Corporation reviews various/potential business development opportunities with which it is presented, and works to further develop those which may benefit the Inuit of the Kitikmeot Region in terms of business profitability, wealth creation, and/or the creation of employment & training opportunities for Inuit of our Region.

Sector information

Distribution of employees

The employees of Kitikmeot Corporation are located in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. The employees of our various joint venture companies are primarily located in Nunavut & the NWT.

Key / Major clients:

Rio Tinto (Diavik Diamond Mine), Dominion Diamond Corporation (Ekati Diamond Mine); and TMAC Resources (Hope Bay) are key clients.

Success stories:

Kitikmeot Corporation is 100% owned by the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, with whom Inuit Impact & Benefit Agreements are negotiated for major development projects in our Region, as well as Participation Agreements for specific projects outside of our Region. As such, mining companies developing projects/major developments in our Region, for example, will typically discuss their service or equipments with Kitikmeot Corporation first. Because our joint ventures are openly competitive, offering top quality service and products, we have been successful in providing some of the world's largest mining companies with all of their requirements. We typically focus on projects that may surpass the resources and capabilities of other service providers in our Region, given our capacity and resource base.

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Date Modified: 2015-05-30