A second regulator said Point Lake, a planned Ekati pit, does not need an environmental assessment. The mine argues Point Lake is crucial to keeping Ekati open.
The GNWT online cannabis store – not a hit with customers, to put it mildly – has closed. Yellowknife-based private retailer ReLeaf has launched a replacement.
"He's our banker, he's our delivery person, he's everything to us." Sergei Mjatelski's tiny airline fills a gap for people in smaller Dehcho communities.
A Statistics Canada report found Inuvialuit are more likely than most NWT residents to occupy a low-income household. In general, Inuit households fare worse.
Eleven Indigenous entrepreneurs from northern Canada, including three from the NWT, will receive support to develop businesses that promote local food.
Businesses affected by capacity restrictions during the current NWT Covid-19 outbreak can now apply for up to $10,000 to help ensure employees are paid.
The NWT's Business Development and Investment Corporation says it can now provide up to $3,500 to certain businesses affected by the current Covid-19 outbreak.
The NWT needs to turn a jumble of policies into a coherent procurement strategy with real enforcement to ensure compliance, a panel recommends. View the detail.
Attracting and retaining staff, ever a challenge for Yellowknife businesses, is reaching the point where some are closing for days in the absence of employees.
The Gahcho Kué mine's part-owner extended a line of credit to combat "serious financial difficulty" – but the company simultaneously said things are improving.
The NWT government opened a fund to businesses "impacted by recent public health measures." Up to $5,000 per business will cover "ongoing operational costs."
The NWT government announced a new $1.44-million initiative to help the territory's tourism sector, with the return of visitors nowhere in sight mid-outbreak.