NWT gets funds

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The Government of Canada and CanNor is investing $2.7M in nine economic develop­ment projects in the Northwest Territories including tourism, television and film, culture and construction, as well as targeted support for the development of entrepreneurs, business capacity and francophone markets.

Projects include marketing, entrepreneurial capacity-building tools and training, the organization of Indigenous cultural tourism workshops, tourism infrastructure improvements, developing an Indigenous Cultural Experience Retreat, feasibility and planning work for a Northern Centre for Sustainability, business capacity develop­ment conferences, and satellite commu­nication infrastructure upgrades to continue broadcasting Indigenous languages programming in the NWT.