General Contracting Services & Supply

With over 40 years of arctic experience, we are a company that is diversified, proven and well positioned to meet the ever-growing needs of our customers and business partners throughout Nunavut.

We receive a bid adjustment of 20-25% on all Government of Nunavut tenders in the territory of Nunavut. We are here to service our valued customers with whatever services or supplies are needed to ensure a project is successful, and to meet your everyday needs.

We are your best resource in Nunavut.
If you’re successful – we’re successful

General Store

Arviat is home to our EPLS Home Hardware Store site, where customers can purchase everything from food and clothing, to hunting & fishing supplies, automotive, snowmobile & ATV parts, building supplies, hardware and much more.

If we don’t have it – we can get it!

EPLS joined the Home Hardware family in 2017, making us the first home hardware dealer in the region. View press release.

We also stock drummed Jet A and Avgas at the general store. We can supply and ship fuel anywhere in the north. We have been serving the exploration industry for over 30 years and we know what it takes to get the job done to make your projects successful. We have end to end service with an experienced team.

EPLS provides cash management services at our office in Arviat. We are currently agents for Northwestel, Nunavut Power Corporation and Calm Air. We offer Visa, Interac, cash, cheques payment options for our customers and a ATM machine for your convenience.


If you are a visitor or simply looking for a comfortable place to rest after a long day, the Katimavik Suites in Arviat and Rankin Inlet, offers a warm, quiet and clean environment with all of the amenities of home. For your convenience, we have truck rentals at each location, as well as conference facilities and catering services. For added convenience, our hotel guests will have access to phones at both airports for courtesy pick up and drop off.


We have 2 locations (Arviat and Rankin Inlet), to serve you. We repair and service all makes and models of vehicles including heavy equipment in fully equipped garages. We have Journeyman Red Seal Automotive and Heavy-Duty Mechanics on staff.

Cargo & Heavy Equipment

EPLS handles all the freight coming in and going out of Arviat. Our crew is experienced with local cartage and loading/unloading planes to ensure a fast and efficient turn-around. We can assist in shipping anything, regardless of size, to anywhere in the North and beyond.

We have been working with heavy equipment for over 30 years and have built reservoirs, sub-divisions, roads, pads, docking facilities and much more. We have rock trucks, tandems, dozers, loaders, skid-steers, gene-lifts, telehandlers and backhoes.

Marshalling & Expediting

We are well positioned in Winnipeg, Arviat and Rankin Inlet to provide logistical support to all projects large and small. We have a team of experienced employees that have combined arctic experience of over 60 years. We would be pleased to discuss your project to see how we can help to make it a success.

We are your end to end solution for projects in Nunavut and beyond!

Corporate Services

EPLS’s Corporate Support team is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba and provides support services to our operations in the North. These support departments include, Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing and Logistics.

Gravel Hauling & Heavy Equipment Rentals


Building Supply


Mechanical Services


Fuel Holdings and Distribution


Commercial & Residential Real Estate Holdings


Transportation & Logistical Support


Truck Rentals


Heavy Equipment Rentals


Katimavik Houses & Apartments


Retail and Food


R-K’d and Convenience Store


Rental of Commercial Office Space