Arctic Co-operatives Limited is a service federation that is owned and controlled by 32 community-based Co-operative business enterprises that are located in Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Arctic Co-operatives Limited coordinates the resources, consolidates the purchasing power and provides operational and technical support to the community based Co-operatives to enable them to provide a wide range of services to their local member owners in an economical manner.

  • Arctic Co-operatives Limited was incorporated in 1972.
  • Provides support to a co-op network with combined revenues of approximately $192 million in 2015.
  • The Member Co-op Patronage Refund in 2015 was $8.1 million.
  • About 1,000 people are employed in our Co-op network.
  • The Co-op System in the north is a great example of Aboriginal community economic development in Canada.
  • The 32 Co-ops are independently owned and controlled Inuit and Dene businesses. They operate retail facilities, hotels, cable operations, construction, outfitting, arts and crafts production and property rentals.

We welcome you to explore our site and enjoy learning more about the Co-ops in Canada's Arctic communities.


To learn more about current employment opportunities within the Arctic Co-operatives system - please go to the "Career Opportunities" page.

Arctic Recruitment 2018 Recruitment poster



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