Grey Skies: Support for wildfire evacuees of Kátł'odeeche First Nation and Hay River residents
Arctic Canadian’s 2022 Socio-Economic Agreement Report is now available
Ekati Mine receives 2022 MAX Award for exceptional Environmental, Social and Governance performance
Arctic Canadian Recovers Canada’s Largest Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond
Arctic Canadian Diamond Company and IHC Mining Jointly Developing Innovative Underwater Remote Mining System

Who We Are​

We believe our people are at the core of our organization and our success comes from working together. We take pride in the diversity of our workforce and we collaborate with each other to create the best solutions for the challenges we must overcome.

Ekati Diamond Mine

Ekati Mine is Canada’s first surface and underground diamond mine. Production officially began in October 1998, following extensive exploration and development works dating back to 1981. The mine site is located in the Lac de Gras Region of the Northwest Territories, approximately 300 kilometers northeast of Yellowknife.

Our Operations

Overview and Strategy

Arctic Canadian owns and operates the Ekati Diamond Mine located in Canada’s Northwest Territories.

Sorting and Selling

Our sales and marketing office is located in Antwerp, Belgium, where we sell our premium gem quality diamonds directly to manufacturers.


The CanadaMark™ hallmark assures customers worldwide that their diamond is of Canadian origin.


We work together with our communities and stakeholders to preserve the North.


Stakeholder Newsletter

Learn about Arctic Canadian’s community engagement activities in the latest issue of our stakeholder newsletter. This year we have expanded our Northern outreach through the Ekati Plus Community Development Program, improved recruitment activities through in-person community career fairs and continued to collaborate with community stakeholders on the advancement of the Point Lake Project.

We’re Hiring!

Ekati Diamond Mine hosts a diverse community of dedicated and talented people. Looking for a challenge? Want to be at the forefront of our operations? Consider a career with unlimited potential, in an environment that provides unique operational challenges and innovating mining techniques.

Interested in purchasing Ekati diamonds?

Premium quality, ethically sourced Canadian diamonds are available through diamond retailers and are identified by the CanadaMark ™ trademark. If you wish to register for tender on one of our sales in Belgium please fill out the Purchase Inquiry Form. Arctic Canadian does not sell rough or polished stones on the Internet or through any social media channels.