A proposed water council would help to oversee what happens to the Peace River in a bid to prevent flooding and other damage to the Peace-Athabasca Delta.
A contractor with a specialized ice construction method is working to strengthen Fort Chipewyan’s winter road, which is unusually weak after warm weather.
A federally-funded environmental monitoring institute could be in Fort Chipewyan’s future as the Mikisew Cree First Nation pushes for a local research hub.
Fort Chipewyan introduced multilingual stop signs, following the lead of communities like Fort Smith and Yellowknife. Fort McMurray could be next.
Fort Chipewyan residents may have no access to the NWT this winter. Parks Canada is considering closing the winter road connecting the community to Fort Smith.