Recent News

July 12, 2013

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation is starting to look at a massive project to connect hydro systems in the territory.

The project’s costs would dwarf those of the Dehcho Bridge construction, which ballooned to over $200 million.

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June 27, 2013

Northern Mining Congratulates Canada on Regulatory Improvements (June 20, 2013) The NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines congratulates Canadaon the approval of Bill C-47 – the Northern Jobs and Growth Act, which received Royal Assent late yesterday.  Its two key components, the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (NUPPAA) and the Northwest Territories Surface Rights Board Act are welcome de

June 25, 2013

Leaders in the Northwest Territories sign a final devolution deal with the federal government today to transfer authority over land, water, and resources to the territory.

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June 11, 2013

Held this year from June 10-15, NWT Mining Week is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the crucial role that mining plays in our daily lives. The mining sector employs more than 3,000 people in the territory and its four producing mines contribute $770 million in annual spending.

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June 3, 2013

The N.W.T. government plans to start construction on the fiber optic link up the Mackenzie Valley next winter.

Finance Minister Michael Miltenberger says it will make Inuvik a hot spot for Arctic research, and also help to better connect northerners.

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May 31, 2013

Below is a link to learn about opportunities with the NWT Economic Strategy, a speech which was given in the Legislative Assembly today.

May 30, 2013

Below you will find a link to Minister Ramsay speech on the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, from session today in the Legislative Assembley.

May 22, 2013

While there was no shortage of official business to attend to in nearly four days of meetings and presentations both delegates to, and officials of, the Northwest Territories Association of Communities (NWTAC) said the main event was the opportunity to network.

May 16, 2013

The Northwest Territories is promoting the idea of a "made-in-the-North" oil pipeline as a means to get Canadian crude to international markets, bypassing jurisdictions that have been less than keen on such developments.

"Certainly the Northwest Territories is in a good location when it comes to the possible routing of the pipeline north," David Ramsay, the territory's industry minister, said in a recent interview.