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September 26, 2018
Media Statement

YELLOWKNIFE - Premier Bob McLeod issued the following statement on the Enbridge Line 21 pipeline today:

“I was pleased to learn that operations have resumed for Enbridge’s Line 21 pipeline after almost 2 years of no activity.

"Resource development has, and will continue to be, the backbone of our economy and is central to ensuring a good source of middle class jobs and business opportunities. Our territory has mineral and petroleum resources and the development of those resources can have a transformative effect on our people and economy.

September 26, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018)- Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness,  has announced a call for proposals leading to the development of a Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Homelessness Strategic Plan.  A contractor will be selected to conduct an assessment and scan of all GNWT homelessness initiatives as well as to develop an overarching homelessness strategic plan.

September 26, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – Recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award and the Ministerial Literacy Awards were honoured today during the annual Adult Learners’ Luncheon at Northern United Place in Yellowknife. 

Created in 2002 by the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, the Ministerial Literacy Awards celebrate and recognize adult learners who have overcome learning and literacy challenges or championed literacy to learners of all ages.

September 26, 2018
Media Statement

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann offers his congratulations to the Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDÉTNO) on 15 years of support for economic development and employability of Francophones and Francophiles in the Northwest Territories.

September 26, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – A new agreement will see as much as $257,000 invested annually in Indigenous tourism businesses in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

The support was confirmed in a Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday by the Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC), and Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT). 

For 2018-19, funding has been earmarked for multiple projects, including:

September 25, 2018
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – Restaurant and catering services at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be offered by local business Flavour Trader, beginning in late October. 

The restaurant will offer new hours:

September 25, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – The Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy, and the Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness, Alfred Moses, together with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority(NTHSSA), the NWT Disability Council and Advanced Medical Solutions, officially opened the doors to a new joint sobering centre and day centre program in Yellowknife.

September 24, 2018
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (September 24, 2018) - The Northwest Territories Emergency Management Organization (NWT EMO) is coordinating Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) participation in OPERATION NANOOK-TATIGIIT 2018 (Op Nanook), an annual Canadian Forces live exercise. This year, the exercises are scheduled to take place September 24 – 28, 2018 in the North Slave Region.

Yellowknife – September 19, 2018
News Releases

The GNWT’s Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) has renewed its successful partnership with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO).

The agreement supports ITI’s work to build a sustainable, professional, skilled and trained tourism workforce by supporting mentorship opportunities for tourism operators and employees under the Department’s Tourism Business Mentorship Program.

September 17, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 17, 2018) The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has introduced changes to the Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) that enhance program integrity, streamline requirements and clarify guidelines.

With the goal of continuous improvement and in response to client feedback, ECE has revised and clarified program guidelines, criteria and application forms.

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