Here’s how the NWT will cope with ‘unprecedented’ revenue loss
Finance minister Robert C McLeod has unveiled the NWT’s 2018-19 budget. There are no significant cuts and some modest expenditure on new programs and services.
Finance minister promises ‘no new cuts’ in this week’s NWT budget
The territory has decided it would rather borrow money to cover any shortfall than ask departments to find cost savings for a third consecutive year.
Federal minister delays Prairie Creek Mine road decision
Ministerial approval for a new all-season road to the Dehcho’s Prairie Creek Mine is delayed to allow further consultation with affected Indigenous groups.
Carillion collapse ‘won’t impact’ new Yellowknife hospital
The collapse of construction partner Carillion will not delay construction of Yellowknife’s new Stanton Hospital, according to the territorial government.
NWT minimum wage increases to $13.46 but misses union target
The territory’s new minimum wage will be the third-highest in Canada when introduced in April, but the Public Service Alliance of Canada called for more.