Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
CanNor works with Northerners and Indigenous peoples, communities, businesses, organizations, other federal departments and other orders of government to help build diversified and dynamic economies that foster long-term sustainability and economic prosperity across the territories – Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and Yukon.
- 2023-2024 Expression of Interest
- Northern Food Innovation Challenge
- Resources for Canadian businesses: COVID-19
- Inclusive Diversification and Economic Advancement in the North (IDEANorth)
Services and information
Programs and services
CanNor's suite of economic development programs and services focuses on strengthening businesses, communities and Northerners.
Supports for the sustainable development of territorial mining and energy sectors.
Tools supporting the growth and expansion of territorial businesses - training, advisory services, contribution programs.
Programs and services supporting growth of key economic areas e.g. mining, tourism, renewable energy, arts and culture.
Programs and services supporting capacity and skills development to help Northerners succeed in the workforce.
Pan-Territorial Growth Strategy
CanNor's five year strategic plan highlights our key priorities to advance economic growth across the territories.
Information about the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon, and details about supports for economic development.
Stories about individuals and businesses making a difference in the lives of Northerners and their communities.
Pilimmaksaivik (Federal Centre of Excellence for Inuit Employment in Nunavut)
Information and resources for Nunavut Inuit interested in or currently working for Government of Canada departments and agencies with Article 23 requirements under the Nunavut Agreement.