Recent News

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.

May 15, 2013

HOUSTON (May 10, 2013) Northwest Territories’ resource potential was front and centre at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas this week.

May 15, 2013

Yellowknife, NWT - A new Old Town brew-pub has been given the green light by Yellowknife city council, but under some conditions.

Monday night councillors voted to require the pub provide 12 vehicle parking spots, a rack for at least six bicycles, and meet other by-law requirements.

Continue reading here.

May 6, 2013

The Northwest Territories Chamber of Commerce is trying to breathe new life into the territory's manufacturing industry.

It's reviving a program called "Made in NWT," which highlights locally-made products from t-shirts to floor joists.

The manufacturing sector in the Northwest Territories took a big hit when the global economy slumped in 2008. But Mike Bradshaw at the Chamber of Commerce said he believes manufacturing could once again become a viable industry in the North.

May 2, 2013

 Northwest Territories (NWT) Commissioner George Tuccaro and Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty took part in the launch of Northern Scene at the National Arts Centre (NAC) yesterday. More than 70 artists from multiple disciplines will be representing the NWT during the festival, which will be held in Ottawa from April 25 to May 4, 2013

May 1, 2013

CDETNO is proud to announce the extension of its quality career development services by becoming the Career Center’s new administrator, a facility that delivers bilingual services to job seekers and employers in the Northwest Territories.

The Career Center – previously known as the Genesis Group Career Centre – will provide all of CDETNO’s employability services including:

April 29, 2013

Made in the NWT expanded its support for the manufacturing sector over the course of the past year by: publishing new program guidelines; reaching into the retail sector with new merchandise tags and storefront poster; and launching a new web site

Read more about Made in the NWT here!