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      Nunavut Province Information
Nunavut is Canada's one of the largest and new federal territory. In 1999 on April 1 it has been isolated officially from the Northwest Territories through the Nunavut and Claims Agreement Act. The Nunavut means "our land" in Inuktitut. Due to the addition of this new territory there was a major modifications have been taken place in the geographical map of Canada in 1949. A major portion of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and the Northern Canada comes under the Nunavut territory making it the fifth-largest country subdivision in the world. The capital city of Nunavut is "Iqaluit" which is previously called as "Frobisher Bay" on Baffin Island in the east and was decided by the plebicite in 1995. It has a least percentage of population of 29,474 with the largest geographical area in Canada. The Nunavut territory covers a land area of 1,932,255 km2 (746,048 sq mi) and 160,935 km2 (62,137 sq mi) of water in the northern Canada which constitutes most of the Arctic and even the islands Hudson Bay, James Bay, and Ungava Bay and the Belcher Islands which puts the Canada in the fifth largest sub national entity (or administrative division) in the world. The boundaries of Nunavut are several islands of Northwest Territories as well as the mainland, Manitoba to the south and Saskatchewan to the southwest and there by forming a Quadra point at 6000'N 10200'W / 60N 102W / 60; -102 (Four Corners (Canada). It also shares maritime borders with the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and with Greenland. The population density of Nunavut is around 0.015 persons per square kilometer, which is one of the lowest in the world.

      Nunavut Province Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Nunavut has many amazing things and there are also many activities that are perfectly suited for the Territory of Nunavut. Animal lovers also can visit some of the most unique wildlife of the planet in bird and wildlife sanctuaries of Nunavut. Kayaker is part of Inuit heritage. It is also known as kayaking. Nunavut offers one of the world's most diverse sea-kayaking environments. The Canada's culture is simply different from anywhere in the world. Nunavut conducts the Inuit traditional games that are based on hunting and survival skills. In Nunavut Inuktitut language is the first language in schools. The Nunavut people take part in local cultural festivals. Inuit are recognized internationally for their stone sculptures, fine art prints and fabric arts. Every community people are artists producing original works in stone, bone, cloth, skins, prints and paints. Most of the people engage in traditional hunting and fishing for their livelihood.

      Nunavut Province Demographics
Nunavut total population - 32,183
Nunavut English population - 7,765
Nunavut French population - 370
Nunavut Inuktitut population - 20,185
Nunavut Inuinnaqtun population - 295

      Nunavut school information
The Nunavut education system has 26 communities but there is some differences in the local context of each community which has k-12 schools with bilingual system (maintain two languages) English and Inuktitut. From k-5 Inuktitut is the only means of instruction and from then on English is allowed for the students to teach and the high school level could take Inuktitut course in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 where as in the larger towns like Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, and Cambridge Bay, where there is a large population of non-Inuit and English has been only the language of instruction in the schools. The Higher education responsibility of Nunavut, has been taken by the Ministry of education. Due to the absence of the Universities in Nunavut, there are some Arctic Colleges which are linked with the Dalhousie University which offers degrees in Nunavut Nursing Program, McGill University - Nunavut Teacher Education, and the Akitsiraq Law Program. Due to the separation of the Northern communities it was recognized by the Colleges, that the Northerners can also receive training both in academic and vocational studies.

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Nunavut nickname - "our land"

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Canadian Eskimo Dog

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      Nunavut Province History
The territory of Nunavut has population for approximately 4,000 years. >From 1576 the history of Nunavut begins. Martin Frobisher while moving on for an exploration to find the route to the Northwest had been discovered gold ore around the body of water now known as "Frobisher Bay" on the coast of Baffin Island, but it turned out to be valueless and Frobisher made the first recorded European contact with the Inuit. In 17th century the other explorers went in search of the Northwest Passage were, Henry Hudson, William Baffin and Robert Bylot. The Inuit had been relocated from the High Arctic of northern Quebec to Resolute and Grise Fiord by the federal government. Though they faced starvation but they forced to stay at that place. Later on the government paid compensation to those affected and their descendants, but it did not apologize, ant the tale was told by the Melanie McGrath's The Long Exile: A Tale of Inuit Betrayal and Survival in the High Arctic. There was a land claim negotiation between the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (then called the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada) and the federal government, in 1976. There was a decision of land claims agreement was in September 1992 which has been legally approved by the 85% of voters in Nunavut. The researchers reported in September 2008 he existing and newly excavated archaeological remains, including yarn spun from a hare, rats, tally sticks, a carved wooden face mask depicting Caucasian features, and possible architectural material. Later the scholars have been declared that these are evidence of European traders and settlers on Baffin Island. The origin of the Old World contact is unclear; the article states: ""Dating of some yarn and other artifacts, presumed left by Vikings on Baffin Island which has been formed an age which remembers the Vikings for several hundred years.

      Nunavut Province Tourist Information
Nunavut is an exciting arctic destination for tourism. Canada's Arctic is one of the last great eco-tourism and adventure travel vacation destinations. Iqaluit is famous for its Inuit-inspired architecture, crafts and museums. Iqaluit is capital of Nunavut. Nunavut visitors are attracted to the scenery and recreational activities such as boating, fishing and hiking. There is so much to do in this nature-lovers paradise. Some of the national parks are Auyuittuq National Park, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Sirmilik National Park, Ovayok Territorial Park, Ukkusiksalik National Park and more. Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut is most northerly extent of Canada. It is the second most northerly park on Earth after Northeast Greenland National Park. Auyuittuq National Park is located on Baffin Island's Cumberland Peninsula. It features the many terrains of Arctic wilderness. Quttinirpaaq National Park is located on the northeastern corner of Ellesmere Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut. It is the second most northerly park on Earth after Northeast Greenland National Park. Sirmilik National Park is located on Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is established in 1999. Ovayok Territorial Park is accessed by vehicle from the community as a gravel road runs directly to it. There are so many tourism attractions in Nunavut.

      Nunavut Province Transportation
Nunavut transportation is Canada's newest and largest territory. The Nunavut transportation system is playing an important role in Canada's economy. Nunavut has few roads connecting communities. There are no roads directly connecting the Kivalliq Region with southern Canada. NWT Air and Canadian North also provide air service. The communities are serviced by frequent air transport. Each community has a harbor and an airport. Two of Nunavut's airports, the only two with paved runways are considered gateways into the territory from the south. Nunavut people are using the snowmobile in the winter and boats in the summer. Ground transportation outside of communities is generally limited to snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles.

      Nunavut Taxes
Nunavut Province income tax lower - 4%
Nunavut Province income tax higher - 12%
Nunavut Province Federal Goods and Services Tax - 5%

      Nunavut Universities
Nunavut Arctic College, Arviat, Nunavut - 141 students

      Nunavut Province Religions
Nunavut Anglican Church of Canada Population is 58%
Nunavut Roman Catholic Church is 23%
Nunavut Pentecostal Population is 4%

      Nunavut Communities
Arctic Bay Community,Nunavut - Population 690
Arviat Community,Nunavut - Population 2,060
Baker Lake Community,Nunavut - Population 1,728
Cambridge Bay Community,Nunavut - Population 1,477
Cape Dorset Community,Nunavut - Population 1,236
Chesterfield Inlet Community,Nunavut - Population 332
Clyde River Community,Nunavut - Population 820
Coral Harbour Community,Nunavut - Population 769
Gjoa Haven Community,Nunavut - Population 1,064
Grise Fiord Community,Nunavut - Population 141
Hall Beach Community,Nunavut - Population 654
Iqaluit Community,Nunavut - Population 6,184
Kugaaruk Community,Nunavut - Population 688
Kimmirut Community,Nunavut - Population 411
Kugluktuk Community,Nunavut - Population 1,302
Pangnirtung Community,Nunavut - Population 1,325
Pond Inlet Community,Nunavut - Population 1,315
Qikiqtarjuaq Community,Nunavut - Population 473
Rankin Inlet Community,Nunavut - Population 2,358
Repulse Bay Community,Nunavut - Population 748
Resolute Community,Nunavut - Population 229
Sanikiluaq Community,Nunavut - Population 744
Taloyoak Community,Nunavut - Population 809
Whale Cove Community,Nunavut - Population 353

      Nunavut Province Government
The Chief Executive who is a Commissioner of Nunavut has been appointed by the federal Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Like in the other territories the commissioner's role is just similar to that of a Lieutenant-Governor. The Commissioner is not only a representative of Canada's head of state but also has a similar role in representing the Crown has accured to the position. The members of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut are elected individually and they will be responsible to elect The head of government. The former Premier Paul Okalik set up an advisory council of eleven elders whose responsibility is to help the "Inuit jimajatuqangit" (Inuit culture and traditional knowledge, often referred to in English as "IQ") into the territory's political and governmental decisions.The three regions, Kitikmeot, Kivalliq and Qikiqtaaluk/Baffin who are the basis for the localized administration, and lack autonomous governments of their own. The territory of Nunavut maintains an annual budget of C$700 million which has been provided by the federal government. There was a union between the government of New Brunswick and the federal government in 2001,to provide a technology firm called "SSI Micro" to launch "Qiniq" which is a unique network services and used for the satellite delivery to provide broadband connections of Internet access to 24 communities in Nunavut, due to which the territory was named one of the world's "Smart 25 Communities".

      Nunavut National Parks
Auyuittuq National Park is located in Baffin Island's Cumberland Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada. It is established in 1976. Many plants grow in clumps to create their own warmer "microclimate" to survive the harsh arctic conditions in Auyuittuq National Park. Some of the national parks are Auyuittuq National Park, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Sirmilik National Park, Ovayok Territorial Park and Ukkusiksalik National Park. Sirmilik National Park is a national park located in Nunavut, Canada. Sirmilik was established in 2000. Sirmilik National Park has comprises tree areas, the Bylot Island, Oliver Sound and Borden Peninsula.

      Nunavut Economy
The Nunavut economy is mainly based on traditional economy like hunting, fishing and trapping. The Nunavut's economy is based of the mining, tourism, and cultural industries. The Cultural industries are drawings, fine arts, fabric arts, bone and walrus tusk, fashion, video and film. The Nunavut has so many landscapes and wildlife that's why the tourism play major role on Nunavut economy. The mined outputs are Lead, zinc, silver gold, uranium and diamonds. Nunavut has 3rd rank for diamond mine in Canada. User Nunavut Comments

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