Doing Business in the NWT

The NWT Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) is working to promote continued investment in the Northwest Territories and maintains regional offices dedicated to delivering business programs and services in all sectors including business, arts and crafts, tourism and the traditional harvesting of renewable resources.

The Department’s SEED Policy and Programs focus on the smaller communities. The department also supports Community Futures Corporations in each region which provide lending and support services to regional business communities.

Financial system

This includes major Canadian banks, with support from the federal Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and the NWT Business Development and Investment Corporation (BDIC).

Legal Business Requirements

Business Startup or Expansion Resources

Regulatory Agencies