Resolute Bay is an Arctic waterway in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Parry Channelmap on the southern side of Cornwallis Island.map The hamlet of Resolutemap is located on the northern shore of the bay and Resolute Bay Airportmap to the northwest. The Inuit people associated with Resolute Bay are called 'Qausuittuq' and the population of the hamlet in the 2006 census was 229.
Looking west along the edge of Resolute Bay.
On the western shore, the Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE) and the Communications Research Centre operated a launch site for sounding rockets.map Between 1966 and 1971 rockets of the types Black Brant and Boosted Arcas were launched.
The community has been served by the Qiniq network since 2005. Qiniq is a fixed wireless service to homes and businesses, connecting to the outside world via a satellite backbone. The Qiniq network is designed and operated by SSI Micro. In 2017, the network was upgraded to 4G LTE technology, and 2G-GSM for mobile voice.
Government of Canada facilitiesEdit
The government of Canada has several buildings around the community, namely the Martin Bergmann complex which house the Polar Continental Shelf Program front Natural Resources Canada enabling Arctic Science Research.
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