Your guide to the NWT’s financial health for 2019-20
Want to know how the territorial government thinks its finances are looking for the year ahead? Here’s the latest outlook.
Great Slave Helicopters, losing millions, files for protection
The company, based in Yellowknife and until last month a subsidiary of Discovery Air, said it has been losing more than $5 million annually for years.
YK takes $2M hit over cold-weather testing hotel shortage
Yellowknife lost “in the range of $2 million” when major firms hoping to carry out cold-weather testing couldn’t find hotel rooms, city councillors are told.
Conservatives want NWT to retain all resource royalties
Delegates at the Conservative convention in Halifax vote to back a proposal for the northern territories to retain 100 percent of their resource royalties.
NWT’s Diavik mine officially opens $450M A21 expansion
The Diavik diamond mine has officially opened its A21 kimberlite pipe expansion, designed to keep the mine’s production near current levels through to 2023.
Pilots’ union: Merger will create ‘much stronger airline’
Members of the union representing both First Air and Canadian North pilots are in Yellowknife this week as the two airlines prepare to merge.