The Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti (NNI Policy) was developed by the Government of Nunavut (GN) in close consultation with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), and came into effect April 1, 2000. The objectives are set out in Section 7:
a) Good Value and Fair Competition
To secure goods and services for the Government at the best value, recognizing the higher cost of doing business in Nunavut, and using a contracting process that is clear, fair, and equitable.
b) Strengthening the Nunavut Economy
To build the economy of Nunavut and its communities by strengthening business sector capacity and increasing employment.
c) Inuit Participation
Subject to ss.16 (2), to bring about a level of Inuit participation in the provision of goods and services to the Government of Nunavut that reflects the Inuit proportion of the Nunavut population.
d) Nunavut Education and Training
Subject to ss.16 (2), to increase the number of trained and skilled Nunavut residents in all parts of the workplace and business community to levels that reflect the Inuit proportion of the Nunavut population.
Familiarizing yourself with the Policy Definitions, as well as Sections 11, 12 and 18 of the Policy, will provide you with the basic information you require.
You can download a copy of the full NNI Policy from the link below: