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  Population: 230
Region: Qikiqtani
Time Zone: Central
Postal Code: X0A 0V0
Weather: Environment Canada

The second northernmost community in Canada, Resolute Bay is
located in the High Arctic on the south coast of Cornwallis Island.
The gateway to the High Arctic, Resolute Bay is the major stopover
for expeditions to the North Pole and to Quttinirtaaq (Ellesmere Island) National Park, and a base for scientific research.

There is a weather station as well as the Polar Continental Shelf Project research camp located within the community. Resolute’s history has the most European influence of all the Nunavut communities. The site was a critical junction along the Northwest
Passage, the famed route to Asia sought by European explorers in the 18th and 19th centuries. The community is named after the HMS Resolute, a British ship that was in search of the lost Franklin expedition.


   
       
  Getting There    
  First Air operates flights from Iqaluit to Resolute Bay on Wednesday and Saturday and from Edmonton via Yellowknife on
Saturday. During the busier summer months, a second flight from
Edmonton via Yellowknife is available on Thursdays. Please check with the airline for schedule changes.