NWT Chamber of Commerce is pleased with the tone of today’s budget and its focus on creating jobs and reforming regulatory regimes across the country. “Here in the NWT we are seeing our diamond mines draw closer to the end of their producing lives with each passing day,” said Hughie Graham, Acting President of the NWT Chamber of Commerce.
The Arctic is resurfacing as an area for business opportunities. Investment in the Arctic is at all time high. Critical to Arctic development are the growing demand for resources, the increased interest in northern economic sustainability, energy security and a warming climate
Tourism is a major contributor to the NWT economy and there are many opportunities across the territory to develop and expand even more outstanding tourism products. Northwest Territories tourism recently launched a new advertising campaign encouraging people to share stories about their visit to the Northwest Territories. For more information, visit http://www.myspectacularnwt.com/