Yellowknife and Fort Smith are battling to host a university in their communities following a report's recommendation that the NWT build one.
The City of Yellowknife enthusiastically embraced a report proposing the creation of a new polytechnic university based in the community.
NWT education minister Caroline Cochrane sought to reassure Fort Smith residents regarding the future of higher education in their community.
Caroline Cochrane insisted a proposed new university in Yellowknife "won't close down" Fort Smith, even as the town's mayor said more than 70 jobs could go.
Fort Smith town councillor Kevin Smith said replacing Aurora College with a Yellowknife-based polytechnic university "would devastate our community."
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An independent report into Aurora College, published on Wednesday afternoon, said a polytechnic university should replace the college by 2024.
The University of Alberta's School of Public Health launched a northern strategy in Yellowknife last week, saying academia must change its approach to the NWT.
An independent review examining all aspects of the territory's Aurora College will be made public next week, the minister responsible said.
No reason was given for Jane Arychuk's resignation. It was not immediately clear whether she had elected to step down or been asked to resign.
The federal government will inject $2.4 million into a Yellowknives Dene-run program to provide skills training to local Indigenous people.