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.
"Yellowknife is a thriving heart of aviation for Canada," said Air Georgian, as it sent top executives north to meet face-to-face with pilots.
Rami Kassem told Cabin Radio he is losing employees to Yukon, where local laws allow immigrants to more quickly gain permanent residency.
Hopes of opening new gold mines near Yellowknife rest on providing cheaper, cleaner power to the North in the next few years, says an industry advisor.
Finance minister Robert C McLeod has unveiled the NWT's 2018-19 budget. There are no significant cuts and some modest expenditure on new programs and services.
The territory has decided it would rather borrow money to cover any shortfall than ask departments to find cost savings for a third consecutive year.
The National Energy Board approved plans to repair an Enbridge pipeline vital to oil production in Norman Wells, which has been shut off since late 2016.
Ministerial approval for a new all-season road to the Dehcho's Prairie Creek Mine is delayed to allow further consultation with affected Indigenous groups.