Message From the Mayor


Welcome to Clyde River website. My name is Jerry Natanine and I am the Mayor of Clyde River, Nunavut.

Clyde River also known as Kangiqtugaapik in Inuktitut means nice little inlet. Kangiqtugaapik is a welcoming place where local people work together, using traditional and modern knowledge to support a healthy community and economy. Kangiqtugaapik continues to develop and create local employment in heritage, research and small businesses by training and educating residents in both employable skill-sets and a traditional knowledge base. People in Kangiqtugaapik believe in protecting our environment for the future generations, while also developing infrastructure and the sustainable use of our resources, partnering with organizations and governments to develop the community and the economy.

Municipality of Clyde River has the knowledge, tools and resources to make economic development happen. The sustainable harvest of country foods benefits our community and economy. Arts & Crafts and Tourism needs to be strengthen to have a better economic development and community development and Hamlet of Clyde River is working towards it.

On behalf of Hamlet Council and Administration, welcome to Clyde River website, enjoy your stay.

Jerry Natanine
Mayor of Clyde River