Recent News

July 8, 2016

TerraX Minerals has raised $7 million to fund what it calls "an aggressive drilling program" just outside of Yellowknife this winter.

The Vancouver-based mining company raised the money through the private sale of 17,500,000 shares.

 

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July 8, 2016

Nine bridges and three community access roads in N.W.T. will be upgraded in $80.9 million worth of transportation infrastructure projects announced Thursday. 

The federal government will provide $60,675,000 through the Small Communities Fund and the Northwest Territories will contribute the remaining $20,225,000 to fund the N.W.T. Highway improvement Initiative.

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July 8, 2016

The NWT Chamber of Commerce reports on the economic overview of the NWT.

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May 29, 2015

KITIKMEOT
Sabina Gold and Silver have released a report about its feasibility study of its Back River Gold Project, projecting a mine-life of 10 years and production estimated at 350,000 ounces of gold per year. 

Karen K. Ho
Northern News Services
Friday, May 29, 2015

May 27, 2015

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE 
Yellowknifer, May 27, 2015 - When the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce sent out a survey about a plan to tax localized businesses to make improvements in their areas - called business improvement districts - first impressions definitely weren't great. 

May 27, 2015

Karen K. Ho
Northern News Services
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE
Dominion Diamond recently released the production and sales results of their Ekati and Diavik mines for their fiscal first quarter of 2016. 

May 25, 2015

LLI GOLINE/NORMAN WELLS-NWT & Nunavut News/North

There's an estimated 191 billion barrels of shale oil in two fields in the Sahtu region, according to an evaluation by the territorial government and National Energy Board released May 22.

May 22, 2015

CBC Special Report, Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:40 a.m.

 

May 22, 2015

Business owners and managers in the Fort Simpson region took part in a Small Businesses workshop on May 20, 2015, made possible through the Business Programs Technical Support (BPTS) division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI)’s Dehcho regional office.

May 21, 2015

Stewart Burnett
Northern News Services

 

LIIDLII KUE/FORT SIMPSON
After spending more than three years working in Nunavut, Michael Rudkin is glad to see trees again.

 

Rudkin was recently hired to be the senior administrative officer for the Jean Marie River First Nation.

"Never take anything for granted," said Rudkin, who spent five years working in Alberta before stints in Pond Inlet and Gjoa Haven.