Yellowknife launching new aurora festival in March
The festival, which will run from March 3-8, “will showcase the aurora borealis and Dene culture in Yellowknife, Chief Drygeese Territory,” the City said.
Awaiting the NWT’s budget, a city hopes for a windfall
The NWT government will reveal its budget for 2019-20 on Wednesday. Municipalities like Yellowknife hope it addresses a longstanding funding gap.
NICO mine signs agreement to guarantee local benefits
The agreement sets out targets for local jobs, spending, education, and training as the proposed cobalt, bismuth, gold, and copper mine develops near Whatì.
NWT to rest of Canada: $1B Taltson scheme is nation-building
Spending more than a billion dollars to upgrade the NWT’s power infrastructure will benefit all of Canada, the territory is telling provincial partners.
LeBlanc: Ottawa committed to completing Taltson with NWT
A federal minister has given the clearest indication yet that Ottawa will bankroll a potentially transformative hydro expansion project in the NWT.
First cash for Taltson, seen as NWT’s energy silver bullet
A small sum of new federal and territorial funding will allow the Northwest Territories to begin work on plans to expand its Taltson hydro system.