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Previous Name: Eskimo Point
Local Meaning: “Bowhead Whale”
About the Community
Incorporated in 1971, the business portfolio of this Co-op consists of a hotel, restaurant and convenience store. They also provide the cable television services, fuel distribution and property rentals in their community. Located on the western shores of the Hudson Bay, Arviat is one of the fastest growing communities in Nunavut.
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Arviat is a diverse community known as the “Gateway to Nunavut” and offers visitors the chance to explore many historic sites in and near the community, as well as northern wildlife and a flourishing Inuit culture.
Guides can arrange trips by ATV, boat, or snowmobile, you will most likely run into caribou, polar bears, and arctic foxes. Enjoy the artwork and experience this culture to the fullest, while you’re visiting!