The Tuktoyaktuk makerspace will be expanding thanks to funding from the federal government.
According to a news release, the expansion will include a 3D printer and sublimation printing equipment to be added alongside vinyl cutting, wood burning and laser engraving.
The $83,450 investment will also allow for the space to be open longer.
“Public spaces are the glue to our communities: they enable a feeling of belonging and of social cohesion. They are a big part of what makes communities safe, vibrant and connected,” said Kendyce Cockney, project manager of the Tuktoyaktuk Community Corporation. “As residents face increased isolation due to COVID-19, this project from the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative will help our community to connect safely and will benefit the mental…