Conservatives vow to ‘restore NWT’s mojo’ with energy, mining
Stating economy must trump environment, a Conservative spokesperson for the North declared ‘the future is mining’ and pushed for industry self-regulation.
Duane Smith re-elected as IRC leader at Inuvik election
Incumbent Duane Smith will remain as chair and chief executive officer of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC).
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation set to elect new chair
On Tuesday at 9am, 42 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation directors will elect a new chair and chief executive officer of the organization for the next three years.
Norman Wells Dene and Métis move closer to self-government
The Sahtu Dene and Métis of Norman Wells signed an agreement-in-principle with the federal and territorial governments, taking a step closer to self-government.
Seamus O’Regan is Canada’s new Indigenous Services minister
A TV broadcaster before entering politics, O’Regan replaces Jane Philpott in a role overseeing services like water and healthcare for Indigenous communities.
Former MP rails against NWT’s ‘controlling bureaucrats’
A former NWT MP is urging the territory to reform its political system, claiming civil servants are given too much power and politicians not held accountable.