News & Jobs

15 December 2015
The following were elected to Arviat Hamlet Council for 2-year terms on December 14, 2015: 1) Nataasha Komakjuak 2) Tommy Owlijoot 3) Joe Savikataaq Jr. 4) Kono Tattuinee
27 August 2015
Hamlet launches new website with improved functionality, design, and navigation!
29 November 2013
The Hamlet of Arviat is transitioning to its new street naming system. Refer to this map for your new house address.
06 November 2013
The Hamlet of Arviat is holding an election for 6 councillors and 1 Mayor. The election is scheduled for Monday, December 9, 2013. The Returning Officer is Marceline Ahmak. Lists of candidates for Mayor and for Councillors are below.  
16 October 2013
The Hamlet of Arviat is pleased to announce that the Resource Centre (located next to the Wildlife Office) is open for Arviammiut looking for help with resume writing, job searches, and other economic development activities. Training and Employment Coordinator Samantha Ussak and Programs Assistant Roseanna Alareak are available to help from Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm and on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm. For more information, please call Samantha or Roseanna at 857-2920.
18 September 2013
The Hamlet of Arviat would like to join with MLA and Nunavut Justice Minister Daniel Shewchuk, and Premier Eva Aariak in congratulating the recent achievements of youth in the community of Arviat. Recently, Premier Eve Aariak spoke in the Legislative Assembly about the successful and moving anti-bullying plays produced and performed by the John Arnalukjuak High School Drama Club. You can read her statement here:
05 September 2013
New Class of Diamond Drillers Ready for Action The Arviat Diamond Driller’s Helper program recently saw its fourth group of students attend graduation ceremonies with all 12 students successfully completing the course. The program was first launched in October of 2011 and to date Agnico Eagle has invested more than $500,000 towards funding the program along with donating safety equipment and providing experts to support the initiative.
26 August 2013
The Hamlet of Arviat welcomes Steve England as the Hamlet’s new Senior Administrative Officer (SAO). Steve takes over the position from outgoing SAO Ed Murphy. Outgoing Arviat SAO Ed Murphy
15 August 2013
On Friday, July 26, 2013, the Hamlet of Arviat celebrated the graduation of the fourth class of the Arviat Diamond Driller’s Helper Program. All 12 students successfully completed the course.
06 August 2013
Job Opportunity Heavy Equipment Mechanic The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance of municipally owned and operated vehicles and equipment. The successful candidate must have a certified Journeyman Mechanic trade certificate or at a minimum be an active 3rd or 4th year apprentice. Required: