Friday, October 19, 2018

Funding would support goods destined to the North

In mid-2017, Transport Canada announced available funding for infrastructure projects that support the flow of goods and passengers throughout the Canadian transportation system. First...

Former president returns

Founding president of Makivik in 1978, Charlie Watt Sr. has returned to the organization as its new president, following the election this January. Originally the...

Northern organizations receive generous gift

Eight teams from across Canada’s North were awarded a share of over $2.4 million for their innovative projects to improve the quality of life...

Infrastructure key to development

The Arctic should be explored respectfully. Such were the sentiments raised repeatedly during the many conference sessions, meet and greets, tradeshow discussions and evening...

Road to Tuk looks for support

An all-weather gravel road now joins Tuktoyaktuk, affectionately known as Tuk, to the rest of North America. After decades of planning, the final 138-km...

“Find Your Power” at the 25th Arctic Winter Games

The sun swings slowly higher above the horizon, ticking down the time until the 2018 Arctic Winter Games begin. From March 18 to 24,...

Supporting NWT arts

In January, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced funding of $727,000 from the Government of Canada to three Yellowknife arts organizations: The...

Fabric give-away well attended

In 2009, Canada Goose, in association with First Air, established the Resource Centre Program to help bring raw materials necessary to create warm, reliable...

NWT Tourism awards presented

The 21st annual NWT Tourism Conference and Annual General Meeting was held in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, November 1 to 3, 2017. The conference stimulated dialogue...

New Arctic coast highway opens

The long awaited 137-kilometre Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway opened November 15, 2017 with celebrations taking place in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. Beginning in the morning at Inuvik,...