Explorer News:

Community Involvement in the North

The Explorer Hotel and its sister companies, the Frobisher Inn (Iqaluit) and Nunastar Properties Inc. (Edmonton and Iqaluit) proudly make contributions of over $170,000 per year to several non-profit organizations in both the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

The Explorer Hotel's corporate owner, Nunastar Properties Inc., has also established the Nunastar Fund for Northern Children which is a $1 million endowment fund created to support initiatives in the North that improve the lives of children.

Organizations in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut that have received support in recent years:

Alianait Arts Festival Baffin Regional

Chamber of Commerce Breakfast for Learning

Canadian Cancer Society

Champions For Children

CIBC Run for the Cure

Edmonton Police Foundation

Embrace Life Council

Folk on the Rocks 

Habitat for Humanity

Iqaluit Heart & Stroke Foundation

Heritage Park Golf Classic

Heroes Program

Inuit Greenland Theatre

Iqaluit Adult Group Home

Iqaluit Children’s Group Home

Iqaluit Daycare

Iqaluit District Education Authority

Joamie Ilinniarvik School

Iqaluit Figure Skating Club

Iqaluit Helpline

Kamatsiaqtut Nunavut Help Line

Kids With Cancer Society

Little Warriors 

Marilyn Kennedy Children’s Group Home

Memory of Darryl Deagle Fund

Moms & Tots Playgroup in Apex

National Film Board of Canada

Nakashuk School

Nanook School Nutrition Strategy

Niqinik Nuatsivik

Nunavut Food Bank Northern Arts and Cultural Center North

Words Writers Festival

Nunavut Curling Association

Nunavut Trade Show and Conference  

NWT Chamber of Commerce

Royal Canadian Legion

Branch 168 Iqaluit Rotary Club of Iqaluit

Scouts Canada Northern Lights Council

Side Door Youth Ministries of Yellowknife

Toonik Tyme Festival

United Way

Victims of the Fire on Road to Nowhere


Yellowknife Community Foundation

Yellowknife Old Timers Hockey Association

Yellowknife Skating Club



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