Access to financial Services for People living in Nunavik, Nunavut and North-West Territories (in French only)


Maryse Guénette


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In many small communities without a financial institution, getting access to a bank account is no easy matter. This study will tell us which financial institutions have instituted mechanisms that allow people who live in these small communities to access their services, and we will look at the nature of these mechanisms. We will also review the types of services made available to these people by cooperatives in Nouveau-Québec (Nunavik), cooperatives in the Arctic (Nunavut and the Northwest Territories) and North West Company stores (mainly Northern and North Mart stores), which have branches in a number of small communities. Subsequently, we will examine the situation in which northern populations find themselves and seek comments from the principal stakeholder, the Northern consumers.

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This research received funding support through the Office of Consumer Affairs' Contributions Program.

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