Rankin Inlet

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region: Kivalliq

Traditional First Nation Community Names: Kangiqiniq

Population (2021 Census): 2,975

Languages Spoken: Inuktitut, English

Available Care

Health Centre:
Rankin Inlet Health Centre Phone: (867) 645-8300 Fax: (867) 645-8304 Rankin Inlet Public Health Phone: (867) 645-8070 Fax: (867) 645-8079 Birthing Centre Phone: (867) 645-3960 Fax: (867) 645-3940

Cancer Navigation Line:
Winnipeg Toll free: 1-855-837-5400 or fax 1-204-235-0690


kivalliq inuit services
Kivalliq Inuit Services (KIS) is located in Winnipeg and offers support to ANY client with a Nunavut health number. KIS can provide Inuktitut interpreters and nursing coordinators that can assist in care planning. Connecting with these nurses can be a key part of supporting Inuit client from Nunavut. Call (204)989-1020.

medical travel
Kivalliq Region Toll Free Line: 1-844-886-8020 (24hrs) Phone: 1-867-645-4336

transportation route
Flights to Rankin Inlet are operated by First Air and Canadian North on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is possible to reach Rankin Inlet in one day from either Ottawa/Montreal--via Iqaluit, or Edmonton/Calgary--via Yellowknife. Kivalliq Air operates flights every day of the week except Saturday from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet, with a stop in Churchill; Calm Air flies to Rankin Inlet from Monday to Saturday, withstops in Churchill and Arviat. First Air flies directly from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.