Hope Bay is a distinct, remote environment located 160 kilometres above the Arctic Circle in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut. Employees access the site by airplane and work on a rotational basis. Currently, TMAC employees work on a three week in, three week out rotation.
Conditions at Hope Bay vary significantly depending on the time of the year. During the months of June and July, the site enjoys almost two months of 24 hour sunlight and temperatures typically range from lows of 2°C to highs of 20°C. Hope Bay experiences 24 hours of darkness for approximately 6 weeks commencing in early December and temperatures may reach -50°C or lower during the winter months.
Employees at the Hope Bay camp enjoy contemporary living conditions. Our facilities include comfortable single occupancy rooms, laundry facilities, internet, a gym and a lounge. The gym features weights, treadmills, stationary bikes, orbital machines and a rowing machine.
We have an Inuit cultural centre that includes books and videos and the furnished lounge includes comfortable couches, a pool table, table tennis, board games and big-screen TV. A separate lounge for smokers is available.
Free hot meals are offered in the cafeteria 3 times a day with additional items including baked goods, juices and hot drinks available 24/7.