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They only had five days in the Northwest Territories, but a film crew managed to overcome snow and winds, some inexperienced actors and batteries dying at ... and B.C., received funding from the CBC Breaking Barriers Film Fund, Telefilm Canada, APTN and the Northwest Territories Film Rebate program, ...
The government of the Northwest Territories is one of two honourees that will be recognized at this year's Diamonds Do Good Awards, scheduled for May 31 at Las Vegas's Four Seasons Ballroom. The awards, co-ordinated by the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF), are intended to celebrate companies ...

Amarjeet Sohi, minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Wally Schumann, territorial minister of Infrastructure; Caroline Cochrane, territorial minister of Municipal and Community Affairs; and Michael McLeod, member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, announced the signing of a bilateral ...
Canada and the Northwest Territories have opened the door for more than $570 million in federal infrastructure funding to start flowing into the territory. N.W.T. Infrastructure Minister Wally Schumann and federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi signed a bilateral agreement on ...
Nick Sibbeston held the position until November last year, when he stepped down. “I am losing some of the enthusiasm that I had earlier on and I just thought it would be an opportunity for someone new to come into the Senate for the North,” he said at the time. But who will that someone be? That answer ...
March 2, 2018 — On January 28, 2018, Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) went live with Innovus Power's Variable Speed Generator (VSG) Project in Aklavik Northwest Territories. The northern community's 300+ households are now being powered with Innovus' 590kW converter-based VSG ...

The Northwest Territories and Nunavut's share of expected spending on resource exploration and deposit appraisals in Canada is on the decline, and has been for a few years. The most recent numbers from Natural Resources Canada indicate spending in the N.W.T. is expected to decline to $81.3 million ...
A listener direct messaged the Moose's Facebook Page to report the fact, saying “Airport road from GSH is without power all the way to the airport.” The Northwest Territories Power Corporation then confirmed via Twitter that a power outage is in effect. “Partial outage in YK – one feeder affected. NUL is ...
"Ecology North believes that it should be a priority of the GNWT [Government of the Northwest Territories] to ensure that industry upholds their end of the ... As well, Williams said the Northwest Territories Geological Survey is studying the site to better understand the tungsten deposit contained within it.
The projects selected for the prize affect Northern communities in the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Inuit Nunangat, which includes areas in Nunatsiavut, N.L.; Nunavik, Que.; Nunavut and the Inuvialuit region of the Northwest Territories. The prize winners will be announced on Jan. 31, 2018 in Ottawa at ...
“My favourite food is caribou and I'm really starting to like muskox,” says the father of two, who worked construction and fighting wild fires before getting into tourism, and is a coach and athlete representing the Northwest Territories at the Northern Games. Kalinek can't wait for the new, all-weather highway to ...
Once a barren region of scattered trading outposts, isolated Arctic hamlets and woodland villages where only a hearty Indigenous population could survive and thrive, the Northwest Territories attracts visitors from around the world to experience its vast and varied landscape, history, culture and the warming ...
Individual communities in the Northwest Territories will be given the right to uphold or repeal marijuana prohibition, according to the region's proposed cannabis regulations. In preparation for the federal government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018, the territory has released tentative ...
An advocacy group has put a price tag on the heaving roads and leaning buildings ubiquitous across the Northwest Territories. According to the Northwest Territories Association of Communities, thawing permafrost is causing approximately $51 million worth of damage to public infrastructure every year, ...
Canada's decision to halt offshore oil and gas exploration in the Arctic is akin to the re-emergence of colonialism, says the premier of Canada's Northwest Territories (NWT) as he called for « an urgent national debate on the future of the Northwest Territories, » in a blistering news statement released on ...
“Dene programs and services money from the federal government goes directly to the Government of the Northwest Territories, which is more ...
Watching a community hockey game in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories. Do northerners have enough say in federal decisions affecting their ...

If the government of the Northwest Territories wanted to attract attention to its mining policy review in advance of the territory's new Mineral ...
Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod says it is offensive and patronizing for southern Canadians to tell northerners they can't benefit from ...
The Northwest Territories is essentially giving away its mineral resources for little financial return compared to some other jurisdictions in the ...
The Northwest Territories government appointed a new equal pay commissioner to answer complaints from staff about unfair pay practices.
Caroline Cochrane, the minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, gave details about the behind-schedule homes ...
Justice Minister Louis Sebert will keep his job as minister for the Northwest Territories, after seven members voted for, and 11 against removing ...
The Northwest Territories is experiencing some of the most dramatic effects of climate change in Canada, but the territorial government ...
Community governments in the Northwest Territories will have the control over cannabis distribution that the government of the Northwest ...
There's nothing ordinary about a paddling trip on the South Nahanni River. Located in Canada's remote Northwest Territories, this is well and truly a wilderness ...
A pair of photographs are stirring the folklore pot in the Northwest Territories — or perhaps more accurately, leaving a big impression.
Growing locally-produced food in Canada isn't always a possibility. Our nation's diverse climate and landscape make it hard for every region to ...
Some MLAs are calling out Northwest Territories cabinet ministers for not answering questions in the legislature. "I think there's a little bit of ...
OCTOBER 13, 2017 —Alberta, Canada, based Waiward Steel LP has delivered the Aurora Yukon, a 30 m barge ferry that will carry vehicles and passengers ...
Ulukhaktok, a community in Canada's Northwest Territories. What should economic development look like in remote northern communities like ...
“Our Government is committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of NWT residents by making sure they have access to ...
... the government of the Northwest Territories developed an unprecedented “Traditional Knowledge Policy” directing government employees to ...
Tagaq grew up in Nunavut, an area further north than the Northwest Territories. The soundscape she created for the film was a way to reclaim ...
Over the next two years, Nunavut will receive $2.7 million, the Northwest Territories will receive $3 million and the Yukon will receive $1.75 ...
Canadian Rangers from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut have been testing their marksmanship against hundreds of other soldiers at an ...
The public feedback from the consultations will be used to help the government of the Northwest Territories draft its legislation.
They include 29 separate companies, with only two of them — NWT Construction and EGT Northwind — based in the Northwest Territories.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod sign a Memorandum of Understanding at the Alberta Legislature ...
A quiet review of the N.W.T. Liquor Licensing Board is underway, but that may not go far enough for some. The minister responsible for the ...
Barren ground caribou near Chantrey Inlet on the Back River, Northwest Territories. Image credit: Jeremy Harrison/WWF-Canada. “It's when we ...
... are making a big deal for the tenth anniversary,” said Mark Perry, revenue development co-ordinator for Alberta and Northwest Territories.
That's the situation Jennifer McManus, Red Cross vice-president for Alberta and the Northwest Territories, addressed in an interview Thursday ...
That's because, more than any other region in Canada, Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, with their vast resource-rich expanses ...
... expected to exceed seasonal norms in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, western Manitoba, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
The Northwest Territories had the highest median income in Canada at $117,688, followed by Nunavut at $97,441 and Alberta at $93,835.
“It is a blatant disrespect and disregard for the First Nations culture we have here in the Northwest Territories,” said Smith, owner of Flowers ...
This 30-metre-by-10-metre barge, built in Edmonton by Waiward Steel, is headed to the Northwest Territories. Shaughn Butts / Postmedia.
The RCMP divisions in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut have the highest vacancy rates among the provinces and territories. According to ...
It's that lack of symptoms — and consequently, a lack of testing — the deputy chief public health officer for the Northwest Territories, Kami ...


 

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