Infrastructure in the Canadian Arctic is being affected by climate change impacts such as permafrost thaw, coastal erosion, and changing temperatures and precipitation patterns. With this in mind, the Standards Council of Canada established the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative
Regional centre for the Kitikmeot, Cambridge Bay (pop.1,680) is a hub for business in western Nunavut. The people in this community are active in business and government, catering to tourists visiting the area for fishing and outdoor experiences and exploration companies working on Victoria Island. The Inuktitut name for Cambridge Bay is Iqaluktuuttiaq, which translates to “a good place with lots of fish.” For more information about Cambridge Bay, visit their website at: www.cambridgebay.ca.