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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association. CONSTRUCTION IN THE NWT AND NUNAVUT. NWT & Nunavut Construction Association. The Construction industry in the NWT & Nunavut has matured. Competitive and capable. NWT & Nunavut Construction Association. Major Drivers over past decade:

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Nwt nunavut construction association
NWT & Nunavut Construction Association


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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

The Construction industry in the

NWT & Nunavut has matured

Competitive and capable

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

Major Drivers over past decade:

NWT – Diamond Mining

Nunavut- Creation of Nunavut Government Infrastructure

Construction = 8 to 14% GDP

M&O&G = 70% +/- GDP

The Future:

Mining, Oil, and Gas Development

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

From one-man companies to international construction projects

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

GNWT Business Incentive Policy (BIP)

An economic policy that applies to procurement contracts entered into by the GNWT.

The Policy leverages government procurement dollars to maximize benefits for RESIDENTS of the NWT.

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

Government of Nunavut - NNI Policy

Article 24 of Nunavut Land Claim

Additional preferences to Inuit owned companies.

Establishes minimum % of Inuit Labour on a contract by contract basis

Bonuses & Penalties

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

Resources Development Sector


Established Impact Benefit Agreements (IBAs)


Federal, Territorial, and Aboriginal Governments and Organizations

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

BIP & NNI Critical to Development of the Industry

Clearly states government intent to support Northern (& Inuit) businesses.

Offsets high overhead costs

Promotes Northern Employment & Business Development

Businesses are located in the North and accessible to residents

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

Northern Perceptions of Southern Contractors

-Do not adequately understand challenges of building in the North.

-Leads to underbidding.

-Work is left incomplete.

- Fail to utilize local &Northern companies & labour

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NWT & Nunavut Construction Association

Challenges to building in Canada’s North (of 60)


-   Small market with isolated pockets of activity

-  Availability of Skilled Trades

-   Short Construction Window

-   Land Claims

-   “New Deal” with Community Governments (2007/08)

Northern partners
Northern Partners

Design, Supply, Install, Inspection, Testing & Maintenance

Fire Protection Systems:

Sprinkler, Fire Alarm, Special Suppression Systems

Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Institutional

Electrical Installation & Service

Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, Residential

Overhead Door Supply, Install, Service

Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, Residential