Industry, government, residents, and other stakeholders were engaged to inform the development of the Northern Manufacturing Strategy, which was released in 2019.
The Strategy is designed to build a strong manufacturing sector in the NWT by fostering talent and ingenuity.
Engagement feedback from June 20, 2017 to October 10, 2017
Results under review
This engagement was completed October 10, 2017
Have Your Say
Various stakeholders including industry, government, members of the public, and others were invited to take part in discussion forums to share their input on various topics related to manufacturing.
All respondents were asked in the questionnaire to give consent for information to be shared with NWT Tourism.
Engagement Next steps have been summarized in a What We Heard report.
A total of 71 in-person engagement sessions were held, with as many as 174 individuals taking part in Inuvik, Norman Wells, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, Hay River and Yellowknife. Attendees were primarily existing manufacturers, prospective manufacturers, key stakeholders and members of the public.
A web-based engagement portal was used to gather feedback from those who were unable to attend engagement opportunities in person.s were also actively encouraged and solicited at every step of the process.
The website was accessed 262 times and several follow-up communications were conducted by phone or e-mail.