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  Population: 150
Region: Qikiqtani
Time Zone: Eastern
Postal Code: X0A 0J0
Weather: Environment Canada

The northernmost community of Canada, Grise Fiord is located in the High Arctic on Ellesmere Island. Picturesque and remote, it is surrounded by high hills and, for most of the year, sea ice. In fact, the Inuktitut name for Grise Fiord is Aujuittuq, “the place that never thaws out.” Visitors come to Grise Fiord to witness its spectacular beauty and wildlife. It is also a stopover for researchers traveling either to Ellesmere Island or to the famed “Ancient Forest” on Axel Heiberg Island.


   
       
  Getting There    
  All travel to Grise Fiord is done via Resolute Bay. First Air operates flights to Resolute Bay from Iqaluit on Wednesday and Saturday; from there, Kenn Borek Air take travelers to Grise Fiord. Same day connections are possible on Wednesdays when traveling north, and Saturdays when traveling south. Please check with the airlines for schedule changes.