The Parks and Special Places division is responsible for planning, establishment, management, operation and promotion of Mirnguiqsirviit – Nunavut’s territorial parks and special places.
Nunavut’s parks and special places are important destinations and attractions for Nunavummiut and our visitors. They showcase our rich natural and cultural heritage locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; strengthen and support local Inuit cultures and communities through promotion and development of land-based activities; and stimulate pursuit of traditional activities through Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.
Parks and Special Places, through the Umbrella Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement (IIBA) for Territorial parks and the NLCA, are planned and managed jointly and are founded on sound and comprehensive resource information, Inuit Qaujimajangit, local and scientific knowledge, and current technological and geospatial information.
The objectives of the Parks and Special Places division are to:
To learn more about the available Parks and Special Places Programs and Resources please follow the links below:
There are 20 official Parks and Special Places in Nunavut, click on the link to Explore Nunavut's Parks and Special Places.