Inuvik 2018 mayoral election interview: Vince Sharpe
Vince Sharpe’s platform centres on solving Inuvik’s housing shortage and lowering utility costs through developing local gas fields and investing in solar energy.
Legislature: Schumann rules out Tuk as new barge base
Infrastructure Minister Wally Schumann says Tuktoyaktuk has no chance of becoming a new staging post for the territory’s barges in the near future.
Barge cancellation: Here’s what’s happening to your stuff
The territorial government has provided new information about plans to resupply three communities by air after their barge was cancelled.
NWT ‘will find’ money to fly goods after barge cancelled
Wally Schumann pledged his government will not pass the cost of a cancelled barge on to residents of Paulatuk, Cambridge Bay, and Kugluktuk.
Canada sets out path to Arctic oil and gas co-management
The action, seen as overdue by the NWT, comes after sustained territorial criticism of the federal moratorium on oil and gas development off the Arctic coast.
With shelves bare – and no pop – resupply barge is cancelled
The territorial government has cancelled barge resupply services for Kugluktuk, Cambridge Bay, and Paulatuk – where residents say “shelves are becoming bare.”