Spotlight on Nunavut
On April 1, 1999, Canada’s youngest population took over its largest region — the
vast stretch of arctic territory that makes up 60 percent of the former Northwest Territories.
The 27,219 people — 85 percent Inuit and 56 percent under the age of 25 — are
scattered in 28 communities, which are vast distances apart.
GEO SOURCES has put together a list of Internet sites that will help you learn about Canada’s newest territory and the people who will
call it home. Here are some of the most information-packed websites about Nunavut:
The Internet not only connects Nunavut residents to each other, it also connects the
rest of the world to Nunavut. Here are some of the most information-packed websites
about the new territory:
Nunavut (Adobe PDF document)