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Grise Fiord

Last Updated: 

July, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Raymond Kaslak-SAO

Phone: 

(867)980-9959

E-mail: 

Location

Region: 

  • North Baffin

Latitude: 

76.4°

Longitude: 

-82.9°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-15.30
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-31.90

February: 

-31.20

March: 

-30.70

April: 

-22.30

May: 

-8.70

June: 

0.60

July: 

3.60

August: 

2.60

September: 

-2.50

October: 

-12.30

November: 

-23.50

December: 

-27.70

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

129.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

5.90cm
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Marty Kuluguktuq - ASAOMeeka Kigutak - Mayor
Jaypetee Akeeagok - CEDO and HTOAksajuk Ningiuk
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

13 units

Rental Housing: 

3 units

Social Housing: 

33 units

Commercial Space: 

1 unit

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

145

Population Growth: 

-13.50%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.7

Female: 

48.2
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

37.90%

15 - 24: 

17.20%

25 - 34: 

13.80%

35 - 44: 

10.30%

45 - 54: 

10.30%

55 +: 

6.90%
Employment

Employment: 

76.50%

Unemployment: 

0.00%
Sector Breakdown

Resource Development: 

14.30%

Retail/Wholesale: 

14.30%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

14.30%

Other: 

57.10%
Economic Indicators

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

10.00km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Floating dockBoat shelter

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Umimmak School K- 12

Post Secondary Training: 

Arctic College - Jimmie Qaapik
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

3 Bay Maintenace Garage - Yellow, 2 Bay Garage - Blue, Fire Hall, Garage/Warehouse- Green, Hall- Community Centre and Gym, Hamlet Office, MLO/Renewable Office

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

606.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YGZ
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

ATM & Cheque services at Co-op
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory

Businesses: 

Major Employers Inventory

Community Partners and Organizations: 

HTO Office

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet

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