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The hamlet of Arviat is the southernmost community on the Nunavut mainland and is close to the geographical centre of Canada. Arviat is a traditional Inuit community, having the third largest population in Nunavut, behind Rankin Inlet and the capital, Iqaluit. Arviat ("place of the bowhead whale") is derived from the Inuktitut word arviq meaning "Bowhead Whale". The Hudson Bay Quest sled-dog race was run from Churchill to Arviat for the first time in 2004. Hunting and fishing are very active in the community.
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The Hudson Bay Quest is a 400km dog sled race linking Churchill, Manitoba with Arviat, Nunavut.
Baker Lake the community adjoins a large lake joined by a river at both ends . Baker Lake is a hamlet in the Kivalliq Region in Nunavut on mainland Canada Located 320 km (200 mi) inland from Hudson Bay, it is near the nation's geographical centre, and is notable for being the Canadian Arctic’s sole inland community. The hamlet is located at the mouth of the Thelon River . Baker Lake is well known for its arts and craft community. Distinguished artists and studios promoting arts and crafts, such as Ookpiktuyuk, the Jessie Oonark Centre.
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The community of Chesterfield Inlet is located on the western shore of Hudson Bay, Kivalliq Region, in Nunavut Canada at the mouth of Chesterfield Inlet. Also referred to as Igluligaarjuk is the Inuktitut word for "place with few houses", it is the oldest community in Nunavut.
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Churchill is a town on the shore of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada. It is most famous for the many polar bears that move toward the shore from inland in the autumn, leading to the nickname "Polar Bear Capital of the World" that has helped its growing tourism industry. The landscape around Churchill is strongly influenced by shallow soils caused by a combination of subsurface permafrost and Canadia shield rock formation. The Black Spruce dominant tree cover is sparse and stunted from these environmental constraints. The town has a unique modern multiplex centre housing a public library, hospital, health centre, day care, swimming pool, ice hockey rink, curling rinks, gym, basket ball courts, indoor playground, one cinema and a cafeteria.
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The Hudson Bay Quest is a 400km dog sled race linking Churchill, Manitoba with Arviat, Nunavut.
Coral Harbour is a small Inuit community that is located on Southampton Island, Kivalliq Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Its name is derived from the fossilized coral that can be found around the waters of the community and the name of the settlement in Inuktitut is Salliq which means flat.Calm Air
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Flin Flon is a Canadian border city straddling the Saskatchewan and Manitoba borders. The majority of the city is located within the province of Manitoba. Flin Flon was founded in 1927 by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting (HBM&S) to mine the large copper and zinc ore resources in the region. Ithe town incorporated on January 1, 1933 and in 1970 the community reached city status. The city has continued to be a mining centre, with the development of several mines adding to its industrial base. With a scenic setting and a number of nearby lakes, Flin Flon has also become a popular tourist destination
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Flin Flon holds its annual Trout Festival to coincide with the July long weekend.
Gillam, Manitoba, is a community on the Hudson Bay Railway line. Gillam is a significant community because of the nearby Nelson River Bipole converter station on the Nelson River.The large Gillam Local Government District was established by the Manitoba government in the mid-1960s to facilitate development of hydroelectricity on the lower Nelson River. At 1988.51 square kilometres, Gillam is considered to be the 15th largest city or town in Canada although the majority of the encompassing area of the District is largely uninhabited and undeveloped., The area is filled with many lakes, rivers and large forests of pine trees. Three of Manitoba's largest hydro dams—Kettle Generating Station, Long Spruce Generating Station, and Limestone Generating Station—are located within Gillam's boundaries.
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Rankin Inlet is an Inuit hamlet on Kudlulik Peninsula in Nunavut Canada. Located on the northwestern Hudson Bay, between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat, it is the regional centre for the Kivalliq Region. The town itself was founded by the owners of the Rankin Inlet Mine just north of Johnston Cove. Starting in 1957, the mine produced nickel and copper ores from an underground operation. The mine was the first case of Inuit miners in Canada. Rankin Inlet is not only notable for its artists and artisans, it is recognized as the solo Inuit fine-arts ceramics producer in the world. watercolor and drawing.
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Avataq Cup - Annual Hockey Tournament that draws in teams from all over Nunavut and Northern Quebec.
Repulse Bay is located exactly on the Arctic Circle on the north shore of Repulse Bay and on the south shore of the Rae Isthmus. Naujaat the Inuktitut name for the community is home to a wide variety of animals including polar bears, caribou, seals, whales, and walrus. There are also approximately one hundred species of birds in the area, including gyrfalcons and peregrine falcons. The hamlet is known for its Inuit artisans, especially carvings (typically small realistic animal sculptures in ivory, soapstone, marble, and antler), as well as jewelry and crafts.
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The Pas is a town located in the Northern Region of Manitoba, some 630 kilometres northwest of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, near the border of Saskatchewan. It is sometimes called Paskoyac by locals; in fact, that was the official name of the town until it was incorporated in 1912 and its name was changed. The word Paskoyac comes from the name of the O'Paskoyac Cree Nation (now spelled Opaskwayak). Known as "The Gateway to the North", The Pas is a multi-industry northern Manitoba town serving a district population of over 15,000 including the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Components of the region's economy are agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing, tourism, transportation, and services (especially health and education). The main employer is a paper and lumber mill operated by Tolko Industries. The Pas contains one of the two main campuses of the University College of the North.
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The Pas hosts the world reknown Northern Manitoba’s Trapper Festival the third week in February.
Thompson located in northern Manitoba ins the third largest city in the province. As the "Hub of the North" it serves as the regional trade and service centre of northern Manitoba. Thompson is located 830 km (520 mi) north of the Canada – United States border, 739 km (459 mi) north of the provincial capital of Winnipeg, and is 396 km (246 mi) Northeast of Flin Flon. With a population of over 13,256 residents, which also serves as a trade centre for an additional 36,000 - 65,000 Manitobans the community has all of the services and amenities that would be expected in a much larger, urban centre..The construction of the 200 megawatt Wuskwatim hydro project southwest of Thompson will be important for the local economy. Construction of the access road to Wuskwatim began in 2006, and construction of the hydro dam will likely begin in 2009. Calm Air is proud to have our head office located in Thompson.
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Nickel Days This event takes place annually on the third weekend in June, The festivities include thrilling rides, a midway, the National King Miner Contest (native games, a parade, mud races, canoe races, and many other events. The festivities take place at the recreation grounds near the Arena and Curling Club (look for the King Miner Statue).
For more information visit: www.nickeldays.com.
The community of Whale Cove is located at the tip of a long peninsula on the west coast of Hudson Bay. It is approximately 80 km south of Rankin Inlet, and 483 km north of Churchill, Manitoba. Whale Cove has a good harbour and is sheltered from the northwest prevailing winds by a long range of rocky hills. At the moment, the population is about 305, 95% of which are Inuit. The language spoken in Whale Cove is Inuktitut; although, the vast majority of residents are comfortable speaking in English. In the summer months, there may be large numbers of beluga whales and seals in the surrounding waters. The numerous lakes and rivers provide a plentiful supply of char and lake trout. In the fall, polar bears are commonly seen near Whale Cove.
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Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada. It is located near the longitudinal centre of North America, at the confluence of the historic Red and Assiniboine Rivers, a point now commonly known as The Forks. Winnipeg is the core cultural and economic centre of the Winnipeg Capital Region which is home to more than half of the entire Manitoba population. It has Canada's 8th largest CMA with 694,668 inhabitants, and is Canada's 7th largest municipality with a population of 633,451 (as of the 2006 Census). Winnipeg is an important economic base and regional centre, with an extremely diversified economy; covering financial, manufacturing, transportation, food and beverage production, industry, culture, government, and retail and tourism. A resident of Winnipeg is known as a Winnipegger.
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