Yellowknife Airport's runway lights will be improved as part of upgrade work costing almost $3 million.
The Union of Northern Workers called off a strike by power corporation employees, saying it was the best decision after cancelling a separate GNWT strike.
Residents were being briefed on lingering disruption to some GNWT departments as the prospect of a general strike evaporated on Sunday.
There will be no strike for thousands of territorial government workers after negotiators agreed a deal at the eleventh hour.
Just over a day before thousands of NWT residents are due to walk off the job, there is complete confusion regarding the amount of strike pay they will receive.
Union locals across the Northwest Territories scrambled to organize their members as the NWT moved within 36 hours of what amounts to a general strike.
The UNW said all striking members will receive "60 percent of their regular day's pay," in a significant increase from its previous position.
Documents seen by Cabin Radio detail territorial government plans to keep the Northwest Territories running during a general strike set to begin on Monday.
A motion urging the territorial government to enter binding arbitration with the Union of Northern Workers was voted down by MLAs on Friday.
Temperatures across the Northwest Territories are forecast to warm considerably in the next week, just as hundreds of residents prepare to staff picket lines.
Hospitals, college campuses, small businesses, and even sports coaches are frantically, fearfully preparing for a strike set to begin across the NWT on Monday.
Why is the GNWT so determined to refuse the union's offer of binding arbitration? Here are some possible reasons.