Fort Smith’s Aurora Heat partners with Hudson’s Bay
Owner Brenda Dragon, who approached the Hudson’s Bay Company to stock her products, says her family has a four-generation connection to the Bay.
Sachs Harbour to receive new $10M diesel power plant
The plant replaces a 43-year-old facility and illustrates the difficulties of quitting diesel in the NWT, despite recent government initiatives to do just that.
NWT plans to start new road toward Nunavut ‘within 5 years’
The Northwest Territories has received funding to begin planning a new, all-season road toward Nunavut, through an area “rich in mineral deposits.”
Northern airline merger ‘will raise prices, lower quality’
The federal competition bureau says a merger of northern airlines First Air and Canadian North would be significantly detrimental to residents.
Tourism funding gives YK multilingual ‘wayfinding’ maps
Three tourism projects in Yellowknife received federal cash on Thursday: Snowking’s Winter Festival, Jackpine Paddle, and a City project to install new signage.
New $20M fund to get remote communities off diesel
The federal government has revealed a $20 million fund designed to help Canada’s most isolated communities move away from diesel fuel.