The federal government will inject $2.4 million into a Yellowknives Dene-run program to provide skills training to local Indigenous people.
The Union of Workers says Dominion Diamond Mines is planning to lay off 150 "entry-level workers" at its Ekati mine over the next four months.
The remediation project's deputy director admitted Indigenous employment numbers were concerning and said the project would re-examine its approach.
The territorial government says it's unperturbed by the suspension of work on a major expansion of the Ekati diamond mine.
The Ekati diamond mine's owners have halted preparatory work on a major expansion, suggesting they doubt its long-term feasibility.
The Northwest Territories says without hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding, it can't meet emissions reduction goals set by Ottawa.
The territorial government is petitioning one of its own ministers over proposed measures to protect caribou along the new Whatì all-season road.
Speaking to the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce, Stephen S Poloz characterized pessimism about the NWT's economic future as a product of any mining economy.
The Northwest Territories aims to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels through a medley of strategies released on Tuesday.
The federal government has overlooked the Northwest Territories' bid for funding to build a highway toward Nunavut.
An IRC news release issued on Wednesday states the corporation earned $83 million before tax last year, resulting in a profit of $69 million.
The Government of Canada's latest spending proposals include a significant reduction in annual funding for the Northern Economic Development Agency.