Public Service Announcement
COVID-19 and City of Iqaluit Update
May 4, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut
The City of Iqaluit continues to work closely with the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Health to monitor and respond as needed to the COVID-19 situation.
The Iqaluit City Council has declared a state of emergency due to the local community transmission of COVID-19 effective as of 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
All city offices are closed to the public until further notice.
Essential municipal services will maintain operations. This includes water and sewer delivery, garbage roadside pickup, municipal landfill, road maintenance, municipal enforcement and fire and ambulance emergency services.
Payments can be made over the phone at 867-979-5606 or by email at email@example.com. Payments will be sent out through mail. Offices are closed to the public for any in-person service at this time.
For questions on billing, please reach out to the following financial officers: P.VanStrien@iqaluit.ca for Utilities; A.Husbands@iqaluit.ca for Accounts Receivable, Land Lease or Property Taxes; T.Oram@iqaluit.ca for Accounts Payable.
To request a business license to be mailed to you, please email Geoff Byrne G.Byrne@iqaluit.ca.
To report an urgent water issue such as a city water main leak or no water pressure, a lost dog, or a by-law concern, please call the 24-hour City Dispatch line at 867-979-5650.
To retrieve a lost pet from Municipal Enforcement, owners must maintain social distancing, wait outside and are required to wear a mask when picking up their animal. Owners will be provided detailed pick-up instructions, which includes a specific time.
Municipal Enforcement reminds residents that you are required to wear a mask at all times while using a taxi service and that it is prohibited to have riders from multiple households and separate drop-offs in one taxi ride. This precaution helps protect the health of Iqalummiut. We thank you for your cooperation.
The Makkuttukkuvik Youth Centre, Elder’s Qammaq, and all public playgrounds, municipal parks, and arenas are closed until further notice. Contact Recreation@iqaluit.ca for more information. Recreation voicemails will be monitored weekly.
The Iqaluit Aquatic and Fitness Centre is closed until further notice.
If you have any questions about annual and monthly passes, please call Guest Services at 867-975-8544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Guest Services voicemails will be monitored weekly.
For information on preventive measures, go to:
Public Health Measures for Iqaluit as of April 15, 2021:
For additional information, please contact:
Communications and Customer Service Manager
City of Iqaluit