Eligible communities

Nutrition North Canada provides a food subsidy in 116 isolated northern communities. There are 3 unique subsidy levels for items shipped by air for each community, and a $1.00 per kilogram subsidy for items shipped by seasonal ground transportation (winter road, sealift, or barge) for all eligible communities.

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To be eligible for Nutrition North Canada, a community must:

When a community gains year-round surface transportation (permanent road, rail or marine access), it is no longer eligible for Nutrition North Canada. Since 2016, 5 communities have gained year-round surface access.

Communities eligible for NNC subsidies

Community Province/
Territory
Subsidy Rates ($/kg)
Targeted (Highest) Subsidy Level Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level Seasonal surface transportation (as of August 1, 2019)
Aklavik Northwest Territories 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Akulivik Quebec 5.95 4.75 2.80 1.00
Angling Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Arctic Bay Nunavut 10.95 8.75 6.80 1.00
Arviat Nunavut 2.70 2.15 1.00 1.00
Attawapiskat Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Aupaluk Quebec 5.95 4.75 2.80 1.00
Baker Lake Nunavut 4.30 3.45 1.50 1.00
Bearskin Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Big Trout Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Black Tickle Newfound land and Labrador 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Brochet Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Cambridge Bay Nunavut 2.45 1.95 1.00 1.00
Cape Dorset Nunavut 5.95 4.75 2.80 1.00
Cat Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Chesterfield Inlet Nunavut 4.20 3.35 1.40 1.00
Chevery* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Clyde River Nunavut 8.45 6.75 4.80 1.00
Colville Lake Northwest Territories 6.70 5.35 3.40 1.00
Coral Harbour Nunavut 5.30 4.25 2.30 1.00
Deer Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Deline Northwest Territories 3.55 2.85 1.00 1.00
Eabamet Lake (Fort Hope) Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Favourable Lake (Sandy Lake) Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Fond-du-Lac Saskatchewan 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Fort Albany Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Fort Chipewyan Alberta 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Fort Good Hope Northwest Territories 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Fort Severn Ontario 3.45 2.75 1.00 1.00
Gametì (Rae Lakes) Northwest Territories 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Gjoa Haven Nunavut 4.45 3.55 1.60 1.00
Gods Lake Narrows Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Gods River Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Granville Lake Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Grise Fiord Nunavut 20.20 16.15 14.20 1.00
Hall Beach Nunavut 7.20 5.75 3.80 1.00
Harrington Harbour* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Hopedale Newfoundland and Labrador 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Igloolik Nunavut 7.20 5.75 3.80 1.00
Inukjuak Quebec 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Iqaluit Nunavut 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Island Lake (Garden Hill) Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Ivujivik Quebec 7.05 5.65 3.70 1.00
Kangiqsualujjuaq Quebec 5.55 4.45 2.50 1.00
Kangiqsujuaq Quebec 6.70 5.35 3.40 1.00
Kangirsuk Quebec 6.95 5.55 3.60 1.00
Kasabonika Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Kashechewan Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Keewaywin Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Kimmirut Nunavut 6.95 5.55 3.60 1.00
Kingfisher Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Kugaaruk Nunavut 5.30 4.25 2.30 1.00
Kugluktuk Nunavut 3.45 2.75 1.00 1.00
Kuujjuaq Quebec 3.45 2.75 1.00 1.00
Kuujjuarapik Quebec 2.95 2.35 1.00 1.00
La Romaine (Gethsémani)* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
La Tabatière* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Lac Brochet Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Lansdowne House Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Little Grand Rapids Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Lutsel K'e Northwest Territories 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Makkovik Newfoundland and Labrador 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Muskrat Dam Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Mutton Bay* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Nain Newfoundland and Labrador 3.30 2.65 1.00 1.00
Natuashish Newfoundland and Labrador 2.70 2.15 1.00 1.00
Naujaat (Repulse Bay) Nunavut 5.45 4.35 2.40 1.00
Negginan (Poplar River) Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Norman Wells Northwest Territories 2.95 2.35 1.00 1.00
North Spirit Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Ogoki Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Old Crow Yukon 3.55 2.85 1.00 1.00
Oxford House Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Pangnirtung Nunavut 5.30 4.25 2.30 1.00
Pauingassi Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Paulatuk Northwest Territories 4.95 3.95 2.00 1.00
Peawanuck Ontario 3.20 2.55 1.00 1.00
Pikangikum Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Pond Inlet Nunavut 10.30 8.25 6.30 1.00
Poplar Hill Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Port-Menier Quebec 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Postville Newfoundland and Labrador 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Puvirnituq Quebec 5.05 4.05 2.10 1.00
Qikiqtarjuaq Nunavut 6.20 4.95 3.00 1.00
Quaqtaq Quebec 7.05 5.65 3.70 1.00
Rankin Inlet Nunavut 2.95 2.35 1.00 1.00
Red Sucker Lake Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Resolute Nunavut 12.95 10.35 8.40 1.00
Rigolet Newfoundland and Labrador 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Sachigo Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Sachs Harbour Northwest Territories 7.80 6.25 4.30 1.00
Saint-Augustin/ Pakuashipi* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Salluit Quebec 6.70 5.35 3.40 1.00
Sambaa K'e Northwest Territories 4.20 3.35 1.40 1.00
Sanikiluaq Nunavut 2.45 1.95 1.00 1.00
Shamattawa Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
St. Theresa Point Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Summer Beaver Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Tadoule Lake Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Taloyoak Nunavut 4.80 3.85 1.90 1.00
Tasiujaq Quebec 5.55 4.45 2.50 1.00
Tête-à-la-Baleine* Quebec 3.05 2.45 1.00 1.00
Tulita Northwest Territories 3.55 2.85 1.00 1.00
Ulukhaktok (Holman) Northwest Territories 5.80 4.65 2.70 1.00
Umiujaq Quebec 3.20 2.55 1.00 1.00
Uranium City Saskatchewan 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Waasagomach Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Wawakapewin Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Weagamow Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Webequie Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Wekweètì (Snare Lake) Northwest Territories 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Wha Ti Nothwest Territories 3.80 3.05 1.10 1.00
Whale Cove Nunavut 3.70 2.95 1.00 1.00
Wollaston Lake Saskatchewan 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
Wunnummin Lake Ontario 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
York Landing Manitoba 2.25 1.80 1.00 1.00
* Quebec North Shore communities are only eligible during the period of the year without marine service (usually January to March).
Targeted subsidy level applies on specific products: milk (all sizes, 3.25%, 2%, 1%, skim), frozen fruits, frozen vegetables, infant formula and infant food

Communities with set rates for country food subsidies

Destination Subsidy Rate ($/kg)
Origin
Community Region Province/
Territory
Cambridge Bay Rankin Inlet Pangnirtung
Aklavik Beaufort-Delta Northwest Territories 1.60 3.80 6.40
Akulivik Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Arctic Bay Baffin Nunavut 5.00 5.50 4.00
Arviat Kivalliq Nunavut 2.30 N/A 3.40
Aupaluk Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Baker Lake Kivalliq Nunavut 2.30 N/A 3.40
Cambridge Bay Kitikmeot Nunavut N/A 1.50 3.30
Cape Dorset Baffin Nunavut 5.10 2.80 3.20
Chesterfield Inlet Kivalliq Nunavut 2.10 N/A 3.40
Clyde River Baffin Nunavut 2.10 5.00 5.30
Colville Lake Sahtu Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Coral Harbour Kivalliq Nunavut 2.90 0.60 3.20
Deline Sahtu Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Fort Good Hope Sahtu Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Gametì (Rae Lakes) Great Slave Lake Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Gjoa Haven Kitikmeot Nunavut 0.70 2.70 4.70
Grise Fiord Baffin Nunavut 6.60 5.50 5.90
Hall Beach Baffin Nunavut 4.80 3.50 3.90
Igloolik Baffin Nunavut 4.80 3.50 3.90
Inukjuak Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Iqaluit Baffin Nunavut 4.90 0.70 1.00
Ivujivik Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Kangiqsualujjuaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Kangiqsujuaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Kangirsuk Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Kimmirut Baffin Nunavut 3.40 2.00 2.30
Kugaaruk Kitikmeot Nunavut 1.10 3.20 5.20
Kugluktuk Kitikmeot Nunavut 0.50 2.00 4.80
Kuujjuaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Kuujjuarapik Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Lutsel K'e Great Slave Lake Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Naujaat Kivalliq Nunavut 2.10 N/A 6.40
Norman Wells Sahtu Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Old Crow Yukon Yukon 1.60 3.80 N/A
Pangnirtung Baffin Nunavut 3.90 2.50 6.40
Paulatuk Beaufort-Delta Northwest Territories 1.60 3.80 5.90
Pond Inlet Baffin Nunavut 6.60 5.50 2.40
Puvirnituq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 0.70
Qikiqtarjuaq Baffin Nunavut 4.60 3.30 2.40
Quaqtaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.50
Rankin Inlet Kivalliq Nunavut 0.90 N/A 3.90
Resolute Baffin Nunavut 5.00 3.70 4.00
Sachs Harbour Beaufort-Delta Northwest Territories 1.60 3.80 6.40
Salluit Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Sambaa K'e Deh Cho Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 5.90
Sanikiluaq Baffin Nunavut 6.60 5.50 5.00
Taloyoak Kitikmeot Nunavut 0.90 3.00 2.40
Tasiujaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 6.40
Tulita Sahtu Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Ulukhaktok (Holman) Beaufort-Delta Northwest Territories 1.60 3.80 6.40
Umiujaq Northern Quebec Quebec 3.50 2.10 2.40
Wekweètì (Snare Lake) Great Slave Lake Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40
Whale Cove Kivalliq Nunavut 2.10 N/A 3.40
Wha Ti Great Slave Lake Northwest Territories 1.20 3.80 6.40

Community eligibility as of April 1, 2019

Description - Map of NNC Community eligibility as of April 1, 2019

This map of Canada identifies the 116 communities that are eligible for the Nutrition North Canada subsidy.

Labrador

The following 7 Labrador communities are eligible:

  • Black Tickle
  • Rigolet
  • Makkovik
  • Postville
  • Hopedale
  • Natuashish
  • Nain

Quebec

The following 22 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Port-Menier
  • Saint-Augustin/ Pakuashipi
  • La Tabatière
  • Tête-à-la-Baleine
  • Mutton Bay
  • Harrington Harbour
  • Chevery
  • La Romaine (Gethsémani)
  • Kangiqsualujjuaq
  • Kuujjuaq
  • Tasiujaq
  • Aupaluk
  • Kangirsuk
  • Quaqtaq
  • Kangiqsujuaq
  • Salluit
  • Ivujivik
  • Akulivik
  • Puvirnituq
  • Inukjuak
  • Umiujaq
  • Kuujjuarapik

Ontario

In Ontario, the following 27 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Ogoki
  • Webequie
  • Lansdowne House
  • Eabamet Lake (Fort Hope)
  • Summer Beaver
  • Wawakapewin
  • North Spirit Lake
  • Cat Lake
  • Poplar Hill
  • Deer Lake
  • Favourable Lake (Sandy Lake)
  • Keewaywin
  • Sachigo Lake
  • Kasabonika
  • Angling Lake
  • Wunnummin Lake
  • Kingfisher Lake
  • Weagamow Lake
  • Pikangikum
  • Kashechewan
  • Fort Albany
  • Attawapiskat
  • Peawanuck
  • Fort Severn
  • Bearskin Lake
  • Muskrat Dam
  • Big Trout Lake

Manitoba

In Manitoba, the following 16 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Tadoule Lake
  • Brochet
  • York Landing
  • Granville Lake
  • Shamattawa
  • Lac Brochet
  • Red Sucker Lake
  • God's River
  • Oxford House
  • God's Lake Narrows
  • Waasagomach
  • Island Lake (Garden Hill)
  • St. Theresa Point
  • Negginan (Poplar River)
  • Pauingassi
  • Little Grand Rapids

Saskatchewan

In Saskatchewan, the following 3 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Uranium City
  • Wollaston Lake
  • Fond-du-Lac

Alberta

In Alberta, the following community is eligible for program:

  • Fort Chipewyan

Nunavut

In Nunavut, the following 25 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Qikiqtarjuaq
  • Pangnirtung
  • Iqaluit
  • Kimmirut
  • Clyde River
  • Cape Dorset
  • Pond Inlet
  • Hall Beach
  • Grise Fiord
  • Arctic Bay
  • Igloolik
  • Coral Harbour
  • Naujaat
  • Resolute
  • Taloyoak
  • Kugaaruk
  • Gjoa Haven
  • Cambridge Bay
  • Kugluktuk
  • Baker Lake
  • Chesterfield Inlet
  • Rankin Inlet
  • Whale Cove
  • Arviat
  • Sanikiluaq

Northwest Territories

In Northwest Territories, the following 14 communities are eligible for the program:

  • Wekweètì (Snare Lake)
  • Gameti (Rae Lakes)
  • Wha Ti
  • Lutsel K'e
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Ulukhaktok (Holman)
  • Paulatuk
  • Aklavik
  • Fort Good Hope
  • Norman Wells
  • Tulita
  • Colville Lake
  • Deline
  • Sambaa K'e

Yukon

In Yukon, the following community is eligible for the program:

  • Old Crow

Note: Since Nutrition North's expansion in 2016, 4 communities have gained road access, and no longer meet the isolation criteria for the program and 1 community was relocated by the province. These include:

  • Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories
  • Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan
  • Black Lake, Saskatchewan
  • Berens River, Manitoba
  • Williams Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

Source:

  • CIRNAC, Nutrition North Canada, April 2;
  • Natural Resources Canada, National Atlas of Canada, 1:750,000,000.

Profiles of remote communities

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada has completed a detailed review of many remote northern communities, not only those eligible for NNC, to better understand the challenges they face in accessing perishable nutritious foods.

The community profiles below display specific information about northern communities, such as:

This is not a list of communities eligible for NNC, but a tool to understand the different degrees of remoteness experienced by northern communities.

Alberta

Fort Chipewyan
Community: Fort Chipewyan
Province or territory: Alberta
Region: Northern
Population: 847 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 111°16' W
Latitude: 58°71' N
Distance to service centre: 223 km north of Fort McMurray
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal barge from Fort McMurray
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter roads to Fort McMurray and Fort Smith
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company,
Eagle's Nest Convenience Chadi's General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Service: $0.052
Fox Lake
Community: Fox Lake
Province or territory: Alberta
Region: Northern
Population: 1,875 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 114°54' W
Latitude: 58°47' N
Distance to service centre: 550 km north of Edmonton by air, 152 km east of High Level by road
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal river crossing
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Highway 58 all-weather road connecting to bush road with ice bridge in winter and bush road with barge in summer. Short periods of isolation during freeze up and break up.
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: Less than 2 months
Local food retail stores: John Convenience Store
North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Service: $0.052
Garden River
Community: Garden River (Creek)
Province or territory: Alberta
Region: Northern
Population: 590 (2011 Census Data for Wood Buffalo
Improvement District No. 24)
Location: Longitude: 113°88' W
Latitude: 58°71' N
Distance to service centre: 190 km east of High Level
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Highway 58 all-weather road and winter road
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: n/a
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Service: $0.052

British Columbia

Tsay Keh Dene
Community: Tsay Keh Dene
Province or territory: British Columbia
Region: Northern Interior
Population: 102 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 124°94' W
Latitude: 56°91' N
Distance to service centre: Located in north end of Lake Williston reservoir,
340 km on forest road to Mackenzie, six hour drive to Prince George
Existing transportation services: Marine: Barge transport via Lake Williston
Rail: No
Air: Charter air service
Road: Resource ("logging" or "forest") road used to transport food
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: Ingenika Trading Post
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.37/kwh
Source: Diesel
Ulkatcho First Nation (Anahim Lake)
Community: Ulkatcho First Nation (Anahim Lake)
Province or territory: British Columbia
Region: Northern Interior
Population: 475 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 125°32' W
Latitude: 52°47' N
Distance to service centre: 316 km west of Williams Lake and 135 km east of Bella Coola on Hwy 20
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Yes
Road: Year-round road access
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores:
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.37/kwh
Source: Diesel

Manitoba

Berens River
Community: Berens River
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 1,028 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 96°94' W
Latitude: 52°35' N
Distance to service centre: 272 km by air from Winnipeg; 366 km north of Winnipeg by road, including 80 km of winter road travel (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road; all-season road connecting with Bloodvein planned completion 2019
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Bloodvein
Community: Bloodvein
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 643 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 96°69' W
Latitude: 51°78' N
Distance to service centre: 286 km via Hwy 304, and 250 km via ferry/winter road and Hwy 234 to Winnipeg by road
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Year-round
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: Mikisi Store
Frank and Son Grocery
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Brochet / Barren Lands
Community: Brochet / Barren Lands
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 547 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 101°55' W
Latitude: 57°91' N
Distance to service centre: 327 km by air from Thompson; 598 km of road travel northeast of Thompson, including 188 km winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: Diesel
God's Lake Narrows
Community: God's Lake Narrows
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 1,341 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°50' W
Latitude: 54°55' N
Distance to service centre: 251 km from Thompson and 549 km from Winnipeg by air; 515 km to Thompson and 1,030 to Winnipeg by road, including 262 km winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.8058/kwh
God's River / Manto Sipi Cree Nation
Community: God's River / Manto Sipi Cree Nation
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 596 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°06 W
Latitude: 54°84' N
Distance to service centre: 255 km from Thompson and 589 km from Winnipeg by air; 554 km from Thompson and 1,069 from Winnipeg by road travel, including 301 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.8058/kwh
Granville Lake
Community: Granville Lake
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 16 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 100°49' W
Latitude: 56°38' N
Distance to service centre: 114 km by air from Thompson; short fly-in from Lynn Lake which has road access
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer access by boat
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round by charter
Road: Snowmobile access
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: N/A
Island Lake (Garden Hill)
Community: Island Lake (Garden Hill)
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 2,776 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°67' W
Latitude: 53°86' N
Distance to service centre: 567 km from Winnipeg to Stevenson Island by air, then skidoo, boat or helicopter to Garden Hill; 546 km from Thompson and 1,062 km from Winnipeg by road, including 252 km of winter roads (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Neighbouring airport must be reached by water or winter road
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Mikisew 2000
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.0858/kwh
Lac Brochet / Northlands
Community: Lac Brochet / Northlands
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 816 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 101°49' W
Latitude: 58°62' N
Distance to service centre: 380 km by air from Thompson; 702 km by road to Thompson, including 292 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Antsanen Convenience Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: Diesel
Little Grand Rapids
Community: Little Grand Rapids
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 847 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 95°43' W
Latitude: 52°01' N
Distance to service centre: 267 km to Winnipeg by air; 420 km from Winnipeg by road, including 134 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Nelson Keeper
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Oxford House / Bunibonibee Cree Nation
Community: Oxford House / Bunibonibee Cree Nation
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 1,864 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 95°27' W
Latitude: 54°95' N
Distance to service centre: 160 km southeast of Thompson and 575 km to Winnipeg by air; 454 km to Thompson and 970 km to Winnipeg by road, including 202 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Pauingassi
Community: Pauingassi
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 388 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 95°30' W
Latitude: 52°13' N
Distance to service centre: 267 km northeast of Winnipeg by air to Little Grand Rapids; 436 km from Winnipeg by road, including 150 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Airport in Little Grand Rapids (24 km) accessible by boat or winter road
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Poplar River / Negginan
Community: Poplar River / Negginan
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 848 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 97°2' W
Latitude: 52°9' N
Distance to service centre: 343 km by air from Winnipeg; 456 km north Winnipeg by road, including 170 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Pukatawagan
Community: Pukatawagan
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 1,826 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 101°32' W
Latitude: 55°74' N
Distance to service centre: 130 km by air from Thompson; 180 km from The Pas by rail; 484 km to Thompson and 244 km to The Pas by road, including 74 winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: Year Round, twice weekly from The Pas (Keewatin Railway)
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.8058/kwh
Red Sucker Lake
Community: Red Sucker Lake
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 781 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 93°57' W
Latitude: 54°16' N
Distance to service centre: 536 km to Winnipeg by air; 674 km from Thompson and 1,210 km from Winnipeg by road, including 400 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: Diesel
Shamattawa
Community: Shamattawa
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 998 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 92°10' W
Latitude: 55°86' N
Distance to service centre: 360 km by air from Thompson; 458 km from Thompson by road, including 184 kms of winter roads (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: Diesel
South Indian Lake
Community: South Indian Lake
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 767 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 98°87' W
Latitude: 56°15' N
Distance to service centre: 130 km by air from Thompson; road access year-round to ferry - 300 km on secondary road, loose surface and paved roads
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Year Round (includes short ferry)
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
St. Theresa Point
Community: St. Theresa Point
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 2,871 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°85' W
Latitude: 53°83' N
Distance to service centre: 290 km southeast of Thompson and 467 km from Winnipeg by air; 516 km from Thompson and 1032 km from Winnipeg by road, including 222 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
Tadoule Lake / Sayisi Dene First Nation
Community: Tadoule Lake / Sayisi Dene First Nation
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 321 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 98°33' W
Latitude: 58°63' N
Distance to service centre: 324 km by air from Thompson;
752 km to Thompson by road, including 342 km of winter roads (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.36/kwh
Source: Diesel
Waasagomach
Community: Waasagomach
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 1,411 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°9' W
Latitude: 53°8' N
Distance to service centre: 467 km from Winnipeg by air; 1,032 km to Winnipeg and 516 km to Thompson by road, including 222 km of winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Airport in St. Theresa Point (12 km) must be reached by water or winter road
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Wasagamart
Wass Mart
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh
York Landing
Community: York Landing
Province or territory: Manitoba
Region: Northern Manitoba
Population: 450 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 96°09' W
Latitude: 56°08' N
Distance to service centre: 115 km by air from Thompson; 172 km from Thompson by road, including 32 kms of winter road (seasonal); 31 km from Split Landing by ferry (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: Six-day per week ferry from Split Landing, runs as long as the lake isn't frozen, typically June-October
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 6 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2015
General Service: $0.03692-0.08058/kwh

Newfoundland and Labrador

Black Tickle
Community: Black Tickle
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 168 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 55°79' W
Latitude: 53°33' N
Distance to service centre: 235 km by air from St. Anthony
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: L&K Enterprise
T&S Variety
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Cartwright
Community: Cartwright
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 516 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 57°00' W
Latitude: 53°71' N
Distance to service centre: 299 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay;
393 km by road from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Pardy's Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Hopedale
Community: Hopedale
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 556 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 60°22' W
Latitude: 55°46' N
Distance to service centre: 230 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: Labrador Investment/Big Land Grocery (registered)
DJ's Gift Shop
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Makkovik
Community: Makkovik
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 361 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 59°18' W
Latitude: 55°09' N
Distance to service centre: 210 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: Labrador Investment/Bigland Grocery (registered) Skipper Gil's
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Nain
Community: Nain
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 1,188 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 61°76' W
Latitude: 56°53' N
Distance to service centre: 370 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Labrador Investment/ Big Land Grocery (registered)
Jacquie D's
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Natuashish
Community: Natuashish
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 931 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude 61.1' W
Latitude 55.9' N
Distance to service centre: 300 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: Mushuau General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Postville
Community: Postville
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 206 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 59°78' W
Latitude: 54°91' N
Distance to service centre: 180 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: Sheppard's Variety
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Rigolet
Community: Rigolet
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 306 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 58°43' W
Latitude: 54°18' N
Distance to service centre: 160 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal ferry
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel
Williams Harbour
Community: Williams Harbour
Province or territory: Newfoundland and Labrador
Region: Labrador
Population: 18 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 55°77' W
Latitude: 52°56' N
Distance to service centre: 132 km by air from St. Anthony
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal coastal boat
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: Larkham's Store
Russell Freeman and Sons Ltd
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.14/kwh
Source: Diesel

Northwest Territories

Aklavik
Community: Aklavik
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Beaufort-Delta
Population: 633 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 135°06' W
Latitude: 68°24' N
Distance to service centre: 55 km to Inuvik by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter ice road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Stanton's (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 2
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Colville Lake
Community: Colville Lake
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Sahtu
Population: 149 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 126°01' W
Latitude: 67°00' N
Distance to service centre: 745 km northwest of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road service
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operativess Ltd
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Deline
Community: Deline
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Sahtu
Population: 472 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 123°43' W
Latitude: 65°21' N
Distance to service centre: 544 km north of Yellowknife
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-062/kwh
Source: Diesel
Fort Good Hope
Community: Fort Good Hope
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Sahtu
Population: 515 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 128°55' W
Latitude: 66°26' N
Distance to service centre: 805 km northwest of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter ice road connects to Mackenzie highway system
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Gameti
Community: Gameti
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Great Slave Lake
Population: 253 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 117°35' W
Latitude: 64°11' N
Distance to service centre: 240 km northwest of Yellowknife by air; 213 km to Highway 3 by winter road
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Rae Lakes General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 1
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Lutsel K'e
Community: Lutsel K'e
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Great Slave Lake
Population: 295 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 110°68' W
Latitude: 62°39' N
Distance to service centre: 310 km from Yellowknife
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge from Hay River
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Lutsel K'e Coop
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 1
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Nahanni Butte
Community: Nahanni Butte
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Deh Cho
Population: 102 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 123°39' W
Latitude: 61°01' N
Distance to service centre: 228 km from Fort Simpson by air; 22 km to Highway 7 by road
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round charter
Road: Connection to Highway 7 via all season access road to Liard River (winter ice road crossing and water taxi or in summer)
Year-round surface access to community: Yes, except for periods due to freeze up / break up
Average period of time isolated: Up to 2 months
Local food retail stores: Nahanni Butte General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Norman Wells
Community: Norman Wells
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Sahtu
Population: 727 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 126°70' W
Latitude: 65°28' N
Distance to service centre: 685 km northwest of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter ice road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Rampart Rentals (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.4437/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.4871/kwh
Source: Natural Gas
Paulatuk
Community: Paulatuk
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Beaufort Delta
Population: 313 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 123°99' W
Latitude: 69°33' N
Distance to service centre: 885 km northwest of Yellowknife and 402 km east of Inuvik by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer access
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 2
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Sachs Harbour
Community: Sachs Harbour
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Beaufort Delta
Population: 112 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 125°27' W
Latitude: 71°99' N
Distance to service centre: 523 km northeast of Inuvik and 885 km northwest of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 2
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Trout Lake
Community: Trout Lake
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Deh Cho
Population: 92 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 121°19' W
Latitude: 60°43' N
Distance to service centre: 158 km north of Fort Simpson by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round charter
Road: Winter roads
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Ndu Tah U'koe Ltd. Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: N/A
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Tuktoyaktuk
Community: Tuktoyaktuk
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Beaufort Delta
Population: 854 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 133°00' W
Latitude: 69°43' N
Distance to service centre: 150 km north of Inuvik by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter Roads
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Stanton's (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 2
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Tulita
Community: Tulita
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Sahtu
Population: 478 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 125°48' W
Latitude: 69°93' N
Distance to service centre: 620 km from Yellowknife,
525 km southeast of Inuvik by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter ice road connects to Mackenzie highway system
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Ulukhaktok (Holman)
Community: Ulukhaktok (Holman)
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Beaufort Delta
Population: 402 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 117°76' W
Latitude: 70°73' N
Distance to service centre: 667 km east of Inuvik and 932 km north of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer access
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 2
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Wekweeti (Snare Lake)
Community: Wekweeti (Snare Lake)
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Great Slave Lake
Population: 141 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 114°18' W
Latitude: 64°19' N
Distance to service centre: 195 km north of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Wekweti Hozila Naedik'e General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel
Wha Ti
Community: Wha Ti
Province or territory: Northwest Territories
Region: Great Slave Lake
Population: 492 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 117°24' W
Latitude: 63°16' N
Distance to service centre: 164 km northwest of Yellowknife by air; 125 km by winter road to Mackenzie Hwy at Behchoko
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road connecting to Mackenzie Highway system
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Wha Ti Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 1
Electricity rates: April 2015
Commercial: $0.5277/kwh
Domestic (Subsidized): $0.2853-0.62/kwh
Source: Diesel

Nunavut

Arctic Bay
Community: Arctic Bay
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 823 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 85°10' W
Latitude: 73°02' N
Distance to service centre: 1672 km from Yellowknife and 3118 km from Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.7897/kwh
Domestic:$0.8787/kwh
Source: Diesel
Arviat
Community: Arviat
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 2,318 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°12' W
Latitude: 64°33' N
Distance to service centre: 260 km north of Churchill,
630 km north of Thompson and 1,263 km
north of Winnipeg by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Eskimo Point Lumber Supply (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.7403/kwh
Domestic:$0.7914/kwh
Source: Diesel
Baker Lake
Community: Baker Lake
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 1,872 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 96°01' W
Latitude: 64°33' N
Distance to service centre: 320 km inland from Hudson Bay; 1,607 km from Winnipeg,
960 km from Thompson by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Baker Lake 1st Cdn Foods
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.6609/kwh
Domestic:$0.7031/kwh
Source: Diesel
Cambridge Bay
Community: Cambridge Bay
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kitikmeot
Population: 1,608 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 105°17' W
Latitude: 69°13' N
Distance to service centre: 887 km to Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.6607/kwh
Domestic:$0.7606/kwh
Source: Diesel
Cape Dorset
Community: Cape Dorset
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 1,363 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 76°54' W
Latitude: 64°23' N
Distance to service centre: 2102 km from Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Service
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.6447/kwh
Domestic:$0.6859/kwh
Source: Diesel
Chesterfield Inlet
Community: Chesterfield Inlet
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 313 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 90°81' W
Latitude: 63°32' N
Distance to service centre: 934 km north of Thompson and 1543 km from Winnipeg by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.9114/kwh
Domestic:$0.9754/kwh
Source: Diesel
Clyde River
Community: Clyde River
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 934 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 68°44' W
Latitude: 70°44' N
Distance to service centre: 2,808 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Arruja
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.6966/kwh
Domestic:$0.7819/kwh
Source: Diesel
Coral Harbour
Community: Coral Harbour
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 834 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 83°22' W
Latitude: 64°16' N
Distance to service centre: 1,237 km from Thompson, 1,788 km from Winnipeg,
715 km southeast of Iqaluit by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company Arctic (registered)
Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.8711/kwh
Domestic:$0.9466/kwh
Source: Diesel
Gjoa Haven
Community: Gjoa Haven
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kitikmeot
Population: 1,279 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 95°91' W
Latitude: 68°64' N
Distance to service centre: 1,088 km northeast of Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.8596/kwh
Domestic:$0.8549/kwh
Source: Diesel
Grise Fiord
Community: Grise Fiord
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 130 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 82°79' W
Latitude: 76°48' N
Distance to service centre: 3471 km from Ottawa and 1,933 km from Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $1.0592/kwh
Domestic:$0.9209/kwh
Source: Diesel
Hall Beach
Community: Hall Beach
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 546 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 81°27' W
Latitude: 68°77' N
Distance to service centre: 69 km south of Igloolik, 2,625 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.8591/kwh
Domestic:$0.8903/kwh
Source: Diesel
Igloolik
Community: Igloolik
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 1,454 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 81°70' W
Latitude: 69°39' N
Distance to service centre: 2,695 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.5835/kwh
Domestic:$0.6323/kwh
Source: Diesel
Iqaluit
Community: Iqaluit
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 6,699 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 68°52' W
Latitude: 63°75' N
Distance to service centre: 2,096 km from Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd-Arctic Ventures
D.J. Specialties
Baffin Island Canners
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.5068/kwh
Domestic: $0.6029/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kimmirut
Community: Kimmirut
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 455 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 69°87' W
Latitude: 62°85' N
Distance to service centre: 1,982 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.877/kwh
Domestic:$1.0374kwh
Source: Diesel
Kugaaruk
Community: Kugaaruk
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kitikmeot
Population: 771 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°81' W
Latitude: 68°53' N
Distance to service centre: 1,307 km from Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $1.0177/kwh
Domestic:$1.0177/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kugluktuk
Community: Kugluktuk
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kitikmeot
Population: 1,450 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 115°33' W
Latitude: 67°82' N
Distance to service centre: 599 km from Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.8719/kwh
Domestic:$0.9332/kwh
Source: Diesel
Pangnirtung
Community: Pangnirtung
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 1,425 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 65°68' W
Latitude: 66°14' N
Distance to service centre: 2,390 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.5866/kwh
Domestic:$0.6574/kwh
Source: Diesel
Pond Inlet
Community: Pond Inlet
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 1,549 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 77°80' W
Latitude: 72°69' N
Distance to service centre: 3,045 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.8288/kwh
Domestic:$0.8995/kwh
Source: Diesel
Qikiqtarjuaq
Community: Qikiqtarjuaq
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 520 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 63°88' W
Latitude: 67°57' N
Distance to service centre: 2,562 km north of Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.7406/kwh
Domestic:$0.7792/kwh
Source: Diesel
Rankin Inlet
Community: Rankin Inlet
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 2,577 (2011 Census Data - ammended March 4, 2014)
Location: Longitude: 92°12' W
Latitude: 66°56' N
Distance to service centre: 1,470 km from Winnipeg by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.5404/kwh
Domestic:$0.6223/kwh
Source: Diesel
Repulse Bay
Community: Repulse Bay
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 945 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 86°25' W
Latitude: 66°56' N
Distance to service centre: 1,952 km from Winnipeg and 1345 km from Thompson by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.753/kwh
Domestic:$0.8506/kwh
Source: Diesel
Resolute
Community: Resolute
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 214 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 94°91' W
Latitude: 74°70' N
Distance to service centre: 3,396 km north of Ottawa, 1560 km to Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
South Camp Inn (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.9681/kwh
Domestic:$1.0135/kwh
Source: Diesel
Sanikiluaq
Community: Sanikiluaq
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Baffin
Population: 812 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 79°21' W
Latitude: 56°59' N
Distance to service centre: 1,271 km from Ottawa by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 9
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.7901/kwh
Domestic:$0.8225/kwh
Source: Diesel
Taloyoak
Community: Taloyoak
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kitikmeot
Population: 899 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 93°50' W
Latitude: 69°55' N
Distance to service centre: 1,219 km from Yellowknife by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $0.9678/kwh
Domestic:$0.9836/kwh
Source: Diesel
Whale Cove
Community: Whale Cove
Province or territory: Nunavut
Region: Kivalliq
Population: 407 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 92°88' W
Latitude: 62°26' N
Distance to service centre: 72 km south of Rankin Inlet, 1402 km from Winnipeg and 783 km from Thompson by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Sealift
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 8
Electricity rates: May 2015
Commercial: $1.1118/kwh
Domestic:$0.9042/kwh
Source: Diesel

Ontario

Angling Lake (Wapekeka)
Community: Angling Lake (Wapekeka)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 368 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°58' W
Latitude: 53°85' N
Distance to service centre: 275 km from Pickle Lake and 450 km northeast of Sioux Lookout by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Wapeka Community Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Attawapiskat
Community: Attawapiskat
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 1,981 (IRS On-Reserve 12/03/2013)
Location: Longitude: 82°43' W
Latitude: 52°93' N
Distance to service centre: 490 km by air from Timmins;
311 km by winter road from Moosonee
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Koostachin & Sons
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Five Nations Energy Inc.
Bearskin Lake
Community: Bearskin Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 400 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 90°95' W
Latitude: 53°89' N
Distance to service centre: 285 km from Pickle Lake and 425 km north of Sioux Lookout by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Bearskin Consumer's Cooperative
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Big Trout Lake (Kitchenuhmaykoosib)
Community: Big Trout Lake (Kitchenuhmaykoosib)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 904 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°84' W
Latitude: 53°82' N
Distance to service centre: 265 km from Pickle Lake, 440 km northeast of Sioux Lookout, 580km north of Thunder Bay by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Sam's Store
Tasona Atawekamik
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Cat Lake
Community: Cat Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 489 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 91°80' W
Latitude: 51°68' N
Distance to service centre: 115 km to Pickle Lake and 155 km to Red Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Deer Lake
Community: Deer Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 763 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 78°08' W
Latitude: 45°06' N
Distance to service centre: 180 km from Red Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Mini-Hydro/Diesel Back-up
Eabamet Lake / Fort Hope
Community: Eabamet Lake / Fort Hope
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 1,085 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 87°99' W
Latitude: 51°56' N
Distance to service centre: 153 km by air from Pickle Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal waterway access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Corny's Variety Store
Lakeview Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Fort Albany
Community: Fort Albany
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 2,031 (2011 Census Data, includes Kashechewan)
Location: Longitude: 81°68' W
Latitude: 52°21' N
Distance to service centre: 450 km by air from Timmins; 175 km by winter road from Moosonee
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Five Nations Energy Inc.
Fort Severn
Community: Fort Severn
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 334 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 87°64' W
Latitude: 55°99' N
Distance to service centre: 529 km by air from Pickle Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter Road (234 km to Ontario border, connecting with 184 km of winter roads from Shamattawa, Manitoba)
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kasabonika
Community: Kasabonika
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 890 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 88°57' W
Latitude: 53°52' N
Distance to service centre: 400 km from Pickle Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Wind/Diesel Back-up
Kashechewan
Community: Kashechewan
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 2,031 (2011 Census Data, includes Fort Albany)
Location: Longitude: 82°43' W
Latitude: 52°93' N
Distance to service centre: 450 km by air from Timmins; 180 km by winter road from Moosonee
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
H&P Goodwin
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Five Nations Energy Inc.
Kee-Way-Win (sub community Koocheching)
Community: Kee-Way-Win (sub community Koocheching)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 340 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 92°84' W
Latitude: 52°99' N
Distance to service centre: 360 km from Kenora and 223 km from Red Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kingfisher Lake
Community: Kingfisher Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 415 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°82' W
Latitude: 53°03' N
Distance to service centre: 175 km from Pickle Lake and 360 km from Sioux Lookout by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal waterway access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Omahamo Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Lansdowne House (Neskantaga)
Community: Lansdowne House (Neskantaga)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 240 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 88°02' W
Latitude: 52°20' N
Distance to service centre: 180 km from Pickle Lake and 560 km north of Thunder Bay by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Leo's Confectionary
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
McDowell Lake
Community: McDowell Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 0 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 81°28' W
Latitude: 49°23' N
Distance to service centre: 155 km by air from Red Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round charter, no airport
Road: No winter road built in recent years
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 12 months
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: N/A
Moose Factory
Community: Moose Factory
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 1,414 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 80°59' W
Latitude: 51°26' N
Distance to service centre: Located on an island in the Moose River, 5 km from Moosonee; 300 km northeast of Timmins by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: Via Moosonee
Air: Year Round; helicopter service from Moosonee during freeze up and break up
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: Yes, except during freeze up and break up periods
Average period of time isolated: Less than 1 month
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Rate: $0.08-0.16/kwh
Muskrat Dam
Community: Muskrat Dam
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 260 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 91°81' W
Latitude: 53°38' N
Distance to service centre: 370 km from Sioux Lookout and 245 km to Pickle Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Ochikan Atawagamik Community Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
North Spirit Lake
Community: North Spirit Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 263 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 93°02' W
Latitude: 52°51' N
Distance to service centre: 175 km from Red Lake by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Cameron's Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Ogoki (Marten Falls)
Community: Ogoki (Marten Falls)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 190 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 91°80' W
Latitude: 51°68' N
Distance to service centre: 170 km by air from Nakina
Existing transportation services: Marine: Spring and fall barge when water levels permit
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: Big Foot Variety
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Peawanuck
Community: Peawanuck
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 237 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 85°44' W
Latitude: 54°98' N
Distance to service centre: 770 km by air from Timmins
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Unreliable winter road (434 km to Ontario border, connecting with 184 km of winter roads from Shamattawa to Thompson, Manitoba)
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Chookomolin Diversified Products
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Pikangikum
Community: Pikangikum
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 2,280 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 93°99' W
Latitude: 51°80' N
Distance to service centre: 90 km by air from Red Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter Road (33 km road from Nungesser all-season road)
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 9 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Poplar Hill
Community: Poplar Hill
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 495 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 81°52' W
Latitude: 43°01' N
Distance to service centre: 120 km by air from Red Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Sachigo Lake
Community: Sachigo Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 420 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 92°08' W
Latitude: 53°81' N
Distance to service centre: 300 km from Pickle Lake, 425 km from Sioux Lookout and 670 km northeast of Thunder Bay by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Sandy Lake (Favourable Lake)
Community: Sandy Lake (Favourable Lake)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 1,861 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 93°43' W
Latitude: 53°06' N
Distance to service centre: 227 km northeast of Red Lake and 450 km from Winnipeg by air; Red Lake Route - 363 km, Pickle Lake Route - 430 km by road via Keewaywin winter road (seasonal)
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Slate Falls Nation
Community: Slate Falls Nation
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 186 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 91°61' W
Latitude: 51°15' N
Distance to service centre: 122 km by air from Sioux Lookout
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Float plane (summer) and ski plane (winter)
Road: All weather road (winter roads no longer built)
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Rate: $0.08-0.16/kwh
Summer Beaver (Nibinamik)
Community: Summer Beaver (Nibinamik)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 335 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 88°46' W
Latitude: 52°79' N
Distance to service centre: 189 km by air from Pickle Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Timmin's Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Wawakapewin
Community: Wawakapewin
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 21 (2006 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°14' W
Latitude: 53°45' N
Distance to service centre: 350 km by air from Sioux Lookout
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round by chartered aircraft equippped with either floats or skis
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: Privately Owned Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Weagamow Lake (North Caribou Lake)
Community: Weagamow Lake (North Caribou Lake)
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 810 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 91°33' W
Latitude: 52°95' N
Distance to service centre: 182 km to Pickle Lake and 325 km to Sioux Lookout by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Webequie
Community: Webequie
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 670 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 82°43' W
Latitude: 52°93' N
Distance to service centre: 257 km by air from Pickle Lake
Existing transportation services: Marine: N/A
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel
Whitewater Lake
Community: Whitewater Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario (Below Far North Boundary)
Population: Year-round population unkown
Location: Longitude: 89°19' W
Latitude: 50°80' N
Distance to service centre: 60 km north of Armstrong; located in Wabakimi Provincial Park
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal access to park's lake and river network
Rail: Parts of Wabakimi Park accessible by rail
Air: Float / ski plane charter; no air strip
Road: No winter road; park is accessed by Caribou Lake Road via the Armstrong Road (Hwy 527) and 12 km gravel road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: N/A
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: N/A
Wunnumin Lake
Community: Wunnumin Lake
Province or territory: Ontario
Region: Northern Ontario
Population: 480 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 89°27' W
Latitude: 52°90' N
Distance to service centre: 385 km by air from Sioux Lookout
Existing transportation services: Marine: Seasonal waterway access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 10 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 7
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.17/kwh
Source: Diesel

Quebec

Akulivik
Community: Akulivik
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 615 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 78°14' W
Latitude: 60°85' N
Distance to service centre: 1,850 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Aupaluk
Community: Aupaluk
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 195 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 69°58' W
Latitude: 59°30' N
Distance to service centre: 1,542 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Blanc-Sablon
Community: Blanc-Sablon
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 118 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 57°24' W
Latitude: 51°48' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km to Natashquan and 300 km to Happy Valley-Goose Bay by air; 36 km by ferry to St. Barbe
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round daily ferry service to St. Barbe
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Year-round road connecting to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: Chez Barnie
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Bradore Bay
Community: Bradore Bay
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 1,118 (2011 Census for Blanc-Sablon, includes Blanc-Sablon, Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon and Bradore Bay)
Location: Longitude: 57°24' W
Latitude: 51°48' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km from Natashquan to Blanc-Sablon by air; 15 km by road to Blanc-Sablon
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round ferry service from Blanc-Sablon
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round (Blanc-Sablon airport)
Road: Year-round road connecting to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Chevery
Community: Chevery
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 251 (2011 Census)
Location: Longitude: 59°62' W
Latitude: 50°47' N
Distance to service centre: 156 km by air from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service to Harrington Harbour from Sept-Îles (April - January), barge or helicopter to Chevery
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Dépanneur Bellecourt enr.
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
La Romaine (Gethsémani)
Community: La Romaine (Gethsémani)
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 1,016 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 60°69' W
Latitude: 50°22' N
Distance to service centre: 82 km by air from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Enterprises Henry Jenniss (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Harrington Harbour
Community: Harrington Harbour
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 261 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 59°48' W
Latitude: 50°50' N
Distance to service centre: 156 km by air from Natashquan to Chevery
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year Round (airport in Chevery)
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Ransom & Rowsell General Store
CMR Sales General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Inukjuak
Community: Inukjuak
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 1,597 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 78°17' W
Latitude: 58°45' N
Distance to service centre: 1,471 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Ivujivik
Community: Ivujivik
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 370 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 77°87' W
Latitude: 62°41' N
Distance to service centre: 2,000 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kangiqsualujjuaq
Community: Kangiqsualujjuaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 874 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 65°97' W
Latitude: 58°70' N
Distance to service centre: 1,688 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kangiqsujuaq
Community: Kangiqsujuaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 696 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 71°93' W
Latitude: 61°59' N
Distance to service centre: 1,774 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kangirsuk
Community: Kangirsuk
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 549 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 70°04' W
Latitude: 60°04' N
Distance to service centre: 1,617 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Kegaska
Community: Kegaska
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 138 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 61°27' W
Latitude: 50°19' N
Distance to service centre: 60 km by air from Natashquan; 50 km by road from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Service from Sept-Îles (April - January)
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: Year-round access via Quebec route 138
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: Roger's Retail
Dépanneur Quegaska Inc.
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: May 2015
General Rate: $0.0568-0.086/kwh
Kuujjuaq
Community: Kuujjuaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 2,375 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 68°38' W
Latitude: 58°14' N
Distance to service centre: 1,431 km from Montreal by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer sealift
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Newviq'vi
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel/Solar
Kuujjuarapik / Whapmagoostui
Community: Kuujjuarapik / Whapmagoostui
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 1,531 (2011 Census Data combining Kuujjuarapik and Whapmagoostui)
Location: Longitude: 77°74' W
Latitude: 55°29' N
Distance to service centre: 1,100 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Kuujjuarapik Local Grid
La Tabatière
Community: La Tabatière
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 499 (2011 Census for Gros Mécatina, inlcudes Mutton Bay and La Tabatière)
Location: Longitude: 58°98' W
Latitude: 50°83' N
Distance to service centre: 212 km by air from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: The Realm
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon
Community: Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 828 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 57°20' W
Latitude: 51°41' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km from Natashquan to Blanc-Sablon by air; 36 km by ferry to St. Barbe
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round daily ferry service from Blanc-Sablon to St. Barbe
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round (Blanc-Sablon airport)
Road: Year-round road connection to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: J.L. Joncas Inc.
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Middle Bay
Community: Middle Bay
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 732 (2011 Census for Bonne-Espérance, includes Old Fort Bay, Rivière-Saint-Paul and Middle Bay)
Location: Longitude: 57°50' W
Latitude: 51°47' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km by air from Natashquan to Blanc-Sablon; 40 km by road to Blanc-Sablon
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round ferry service from Blanc-Sablon
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round (Blanc-Sablon airport)
Road: Year-round road connecting to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores: N/A
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Mutton Bay
Community: Mutton Bay
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 499 (2011 Census for Gros Mécatina, includes La Tabatière and Mutton Bay)
Location: Longitude: 59°07' W
Latitude: 50°76' N
Distance to service centre: 212 km to La Tabatière from Natashquan by air, 9 km road to La Tabatière
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service to La Tabatière from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year Round (La Tabatière airport)
Road: No
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Epicerie Ivan Retail
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Old Fort Bay
Community: Old Fort Bay
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 279 (2011 Census)
Location: Longitude: 57°82' W
Latitude: 51°43' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km by air from Natashquan to Blanc-Sablon; 70 km by road to Blanc-Sablon
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round ferry service from Blanc-Sablon
Rail: N/A+C15
Air: Year-round (Blanc-Sablon airport)
Road: Year-round to road connecting to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores:
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Port Menier (L'île-d'Anticosti)
Community: Port Menier (L'île-d'Anticosti)
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: North Shore
Population: 240 (2011 Census)
Location: Longitude: 64°35' W
Latitude: 49°82' N
Distance to service centre: 71 km by air from Havre-Saint-Pierre
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service from Havre-Saint-Pierre and Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Coopérative de Consommation de L'Île-d'Anticosti
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Puvirnituq
Community: Puvirnituq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 1,692 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 77°29' W
Latitude: 60°04' N
Distance to service centre: 1,612 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Quaqtaq
Community: Quaqtaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 376 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 65°57' W
Latitude: 61°04' N
Distance to service centre: 1,732 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Rivière-Saint-Paul
Community: Rivière-Saint-Paul
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 99 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 57°71' W
Latitude: 51°48' N
Distance to service centre: 357 km to Natashquan from Blanc-Sablon by air; 60 km by road to Blanc-Sablon
Existing transportation services: Marine: Year-round ferry service from Blanc-Sablon
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round (Blanc-Sablon airport)
Road: Year-round road connecting to Trans Labrador Highway
Year-round surface access to community: Yes
Average period of time isolated: 0 months
Local food retail stores:
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Saint-Augustin / Pakuashipi
Community: Saint-Augustin / Pakuashipi
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 790 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 58°45' W
Latitude: 51°22' N
Distance to service centre: 249 km by air from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry service from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Saint-Augustin Retail Inc.
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Lac Robertson Grid
Salluit
Community: Salluit
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 1,347 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 75°65' W
Latitude: 62°20' N
Distance to service centre: 1,732 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Tasiujaq
Community: Tasiujaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 303 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude 69°88' W
Latitude 58°72' N
Distance to service centre: 1,542 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer Access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Tête-à-la-Baleine
Community: Tête-à-la-Baleine
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Lower North Shore
Population: 129 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 59°32' W
Latitude: 50°70' N
Distance to service centre: 180 km by air from Natashquan
Existing transportation services: Marine: Ferry Service from Sept-Îles April - January
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 2 months
Local food retail stores: Magasin du Portage Inc.
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 3
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel
Umiujaq
Community: Umiujaq
Province or territory: Quebec
Region: Nunavik
Population: 444 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 76°51' W
Latitude: 56°55' N
Distance to service centre: 1,219 km by air from Montreal
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer access
Rail: N/A
Air: Year-round
Road: N/A
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 11 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 4
Electricity rates: August 2011
Provincial off-grid average: $0.40/kwh
Source: Diesel

Saskatchewan

Black Lake
Community: Black Lake
Province or territory: Saskatchewan
Region: Northern
Population: 1,070 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 105°58' W
Latitude: 59°13' N
Distance to service centre: 450 km north of La Ronge by air; 20 km to Stony Rapids by all season road
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: 88 km extension of year-round Hwy 905 from Points North Landing, may not be usable year-round (rough summer driving conditions)
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 3 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 0
Electricity rates: May 2015
Rural Rate: $0.12369/kwh
Fond-du-Lac
Community: Fond-du-Lac
Province or territory: Saskatchewan
Region: Northern
Population: 874 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 107°19' W
Latitude: 59°33' N
Distance to service centre: 482 km from La Ronge by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 0
Electricity rates: May 2015
Rural Rate: $0.12369/kwh
Stony Rapids
Community: Stony Rapids
Province or territory: Saskatchewan
Region: Northern
Population: 243 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 105°84' W
Latitude: 59°26' N
Distance to service centre: 463 km from La Ronge by air; 20 km northwest of Black Lake by all-season road
Existing transportation services: Marine: no
Rail: no
Air: Year-round
Road: 88 km extension of year-round Hwy 905 from Points North Landing, may not be passable year-round (rough summer driving conditions)
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 3 months
Local food retail stores: North West Company (registered)
Scott's General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 0
Electricity rates: May 2015
Rural Rate: $0.12369/kwh
Uranium City
Community: Uranium City
Province or territory: Saskatchewan
Region: Northern
Population: 201 (Provincial data)
Location: Longitude: 108°61' W
Latitude: 59°57' N
Distance to service centre: 730 km northeast of Edmonton and 730 km northwest of Prince Albert by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge via Lake Athabasca
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Winter road
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 8 months
Local food retail stores: One local store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
Rural Rate: $0.12369/kwh
Wollaston Lake / Hatchet Lake FN
Community: Wollaston Lake / Hatchet Lake FN
Province or territory: Saskatchewan
Region: Northern
Population: 1,251 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 103°16' W
Latitude: 58°11' N
Distance to service centre: 466 km north of La Ronge by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: Summer barge
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: All-season Highway 905 connects La Ronge to Wollaston Lake Landing, access to Wollaston Lake via barge in summer and ice road in winter
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 6 months
Local food retail stores: Hatchet Lake Band General Store
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: Not eligible for NNC
Electricity rates: May 2015
Rural Rate: $0.12369/kwh

Yukon

Old Crow
Community: Old Crow
Province or territory: Yukon
Region: Northern
Population: 245 (2011 Census Data)
Location: Longitude: 139°82' W
Latitude: 67°57' N
Distance to service centre: 795 km north of Whitehorse by air
Existing transportation services: Marine: No
Rail: No
Air: Year-round
Road: Ice roads constructed some years
Year-round surface access to community: No
Average period of time isolated: 12 months
Local food retail stores: Old Crow Co-op (Arctic Co-op Limited - registered)
Southern suppliers registered with NNC: 1
Electricity rates: July 2011
General Service: $0.10- $0.3172/kwh
Source: Diesel

This information was collected from many sources including Departmental regional offices, Statistics Canada, provincial and territorial governments and northern communities. In the interest of transparency, we are posting the profiles and providing an opportunity for feedback. Please send us your comments by e-mail to aadnc.nutritionnordcanada-nutritionnorthcanada.aandc@canada.ca.

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