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In the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Northern Manitoba
The first Co-operatives in northern Canada were legally incorporated in 1960. During the 1960s and early 1970s, many communities in the NWT and Nunavut formed Co-operatives as community-based, member-owned businesses in order to provide community residents with services and employment opportunities. Today, there are 36 Co-operatives in the NWT, Nunavut and Northern Manitoba communities, representing the interests of thousands of members and providing an important source of income for hundreds of northern families through wage employment and the purchase of arts and crafts, furs and country foods. Northern Co-operatives are involved in general merchandise retailing, hotels, contracting, taxi and cartage services, commercial fisheries, bakeries, and cable television services.

The NWT, Nunavut and Northern Manitoba Co-operatives affiliated over the years to form two Co-operatively-owned subsidiary service organizations: Arctic Co-operatives Limited and the Arctic Co-operative Development Fund, or ACDF (formerly known as NWT Co-operative Business Development Fund). These two organizations are owned by Member Co-operatives and provide a number of essential services.

ACL services include: accounting and auditing for members, art marketing, supply and transportation of merchandise inventory, training and education for managers and Boards of Directors, management advisory services and support services in the areas of hotel and tourism, cable television, fuel delivery and project development.

Services provided by ACDF are financial in nature, and include providing affordable self-financing to Member Co-operatives through the pooling of financial resources of the NWT, Nunavut and Northern Manitoba Co-operatives. All investments made are in the Co-operative Movement to facilitate local community development.

With strong member support in the northern communities, and the integration of the services provided by the central organizations, the Co-operative Movement has become a major economic and social force in the north.
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Inns North Canadian Arctic Hotels

Inns North Canadian Arctic Hotels hotels are located in:

Arviat, Nunavut
Baker Lake, Nunavut
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut
Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut
Hall Beach, Nunavut
Igloolik, Nunavut
Kimmirut, Nunavut
Kugaaruk, Nunavut
Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Pond Inlet, Nunavut
Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
Repulse Bay, Nunavut
Resolute Bay, Nunavut
Sanikiluaq, Nunavut
Whale Cove, Nunavut
Fort McPherson, NWT
Ulukhaktok, NWT