Inukshuk Geomatics

Inuvialut Boundary Marker Post

Who We Are

Inukshuk Geomatics Inc. (Inukshuk) is an Aboriginal-owned company, jointly owned by the Inuvialuit Development Corporation (51%) and Challenger Geomatics Ltd. (49%). Inukshuk has been incorporated since 2000 under the laws of the Northwest Territories.  The company is registered:

Inukshuk received a Permit to Practice Land Surveying from the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) in May of 2001.

Distant Early Warning Station laser scanning Sturt Point Nunavut

Our Services

Inukshuk delivers cost-effective, professional geomatics support services to the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), including Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. We regularly partner with other Inuvialuit businesses and maximize economic participation of Inuvialuit People by utilizing Inuvialuit owned accommodations, renting local transportation (boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, trucks) and hiring Inuvialuit Citizens whenever possible.

Inukshuk’s capabilities benefit from our partner company Challenger’s experienced professional and technical staff, who operate under a robust Safety Program (COR Certified, ISNetworld, ComplyWorks, PICS Auditing and CanQual, WCB’s “Partners in Injury Reduction” (PIR) program) and a rigorous ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Our strength and value is rooted in the Inuvialuit People and businesses that are part of our team to provide valued local services and a crucial knowledge of the land.

Notable Clients and Projects

Notable Clients and Projects

Inukshuk’s projects have included survey and geomatics support for numerous oil and gas exploration programs in the Beaufort Sea and local area, diverse environmental reclamation efforts, and the construction of the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway which opened in the fall of 2017.

  • Advisian – Topographic surveys and buried line locates
  • ATCO – Topographic and bathymetric surveys
  • Colt KBR – Mackenzie gas project
  • ConocoPhillips Canada – Tarsuit Caissons decommissioning and reclamation
  • Grubens Transportation – Mine and various DEW-line site reclamation, Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway and other construction projects.
  • Government of the Northwest Territories – various, including Ikhil pipeline
  • MGM – Mapping, wellsite surveys and drilling program support
  • Tervita Corporation – Topographic surveys and buried line locates
  • WorleyParsons – Topographic surveys and buried line locates