Prairie Creek Mine access road gets ministerial approval
The federal government has issued final approval for a project to construct a new all-season road to the Dehcho’s Prairie Creek Mine.
NWT, spending big on infrastructure, says it’ll reduce cost of living
The territory is budgeting to spend $325 million on infrastructure in 2019-20. Most of that increase is attributed to federal infrastructure grants.
NWT bought cannabis based on 25 percent of us smoking it
The territorial government based many of its cannabis forecasts on 25 percent of the NWT’s residents choosing to use the drug once it’s legal.
Canada sets out path to Arctic oil and gas co-management
The action, seen as overdue by the NWT, comes after sustained territorial criticism of the federal moratorium on oil and gas development off the Arctic coast.
Snowking to hire exec director, focus more on tourists, kids
Yellowknife’s Snowking Winter Festival will appoint an executive director after a ‘dust-up’ with the fire marshal hampered preparations for 2018’s event.