Kugluktuk Vacation - Deals & Packages!Until 1st January 1996, Kugluktuk was known as Coppermine. Kugluktuk is situated on the banks of the Coppermine River in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut, Canada. Kugluktuk is the located on the shores of Arctic Ocean. The climate in the region is subarctic - winters are extremely cold with little snowfall and summers are cool enough to hamper the growth of trees. Shrubs that exist in this region include blueberries, cranberries, moss, flowers and others. The region features Post-Office, Co-op store, schools, and more.