Economic Development

Economic Development in Arviat is headed by the Director of Community Development and the Community Economic Development Officer (CEDO), supported the SAO, Hamlet Council, and the Community Economic Development (CED) Committee.

The CEDO is Michelle Malla, Michelle can be reached at

CEDO Phone: (867) 857-2841

CEDO E-mailcedo@arviat.ca

The CEDO works with the CED Committee to support local businesses, employment, and other economic activity.

Funding and resources are available for new and existing businesses, harvesters, artists, and projects that support the local economy.

Hananguagakhat – Carving Stone

In May 2013, the Hamlet of Arviat purchased approximately 2,000 pounds of Kenora soapstone from a supplier in Rankin Inlet. This stone is available for purchase at a cost of $1 per pound. Both the Hamlet and the Arviat Arts Society are subsidizing the cost of the stone.

If you have any questions or comments about the stone or would like to purchase some, call Michelle at 857-2841.

Please contact the CEDO for information about funding applications, business support, and economic development in Arviat.

Training & Employment

The Training & Employment Coordinator is available to help members of the public with job searches, resume writing, etc. Residents are welcome to contact the Training & Employment Coordinator or the CEDO for assistance with job searches, resume writing, information about training opportunities, etc.

Businesses and companies can also contact the Training & Employment Coordinator or CEDO for assistance with local hiring and information about local businesses.

Training & Employment Coordinator: Anne-Renee Angalik

Phone: (867) 857-2841

E-Mail: training@arviat.ca

 

Hamlet of Arviat Resource Centre

The Hamlet of Arviat Resource Centre contains offices as well as training and meeting facilities. Space is available to rent, subject to availability. Please contact the CEDO or Training & Employment Coordinator to request a booking.

Resource Centre Phone: 857-2920/2941