YELLOWKNIFE (December 11, 2014) — Traffic is flowing safely and reliably across both Dempster Highway ice crossings. This is the first year highway service to the Beaufort-Delta region has been interrupted for only a short time during freeze-up.
YELLOWKNIFE (December 3, 2014) – A new book documents the history of the Mackenzie River, the people of the region and the crossing at Fort Providence.
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Good morning ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, fellow speakers, and respected Aboriginal leaders.
YELLOWKNIFE (November 14, 2014) – Trout Lake residents and visitors now have access to a wider variety of travel and shipping options with the opening of the community’s new airport.
YELLOWKNIFE (November 10, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories is enhancing its online services with new security features that protect NWT residents’ personal information while improving access to government services.
INUVIK (November 5, 2014) – The second construction season of the Inuvik-to-Tuktoyaktuk Highway is now underway. By the end of this winter, significant progress is expected on approximately 95 km of the highly anticipated 137-km all-season highway between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk.
Mr. Speaker, the safety of Northerners is a goal shared by Members of this Assembly and the Department of Transportation as we strive to build safe communities and a safe transportation system, in all modes, for the benefit of our residents.
YELLOWKNIFE (October 7, 2014) – Seven NWT students have been awarded Northern Aviation Scholarships of up to $5,000 to support their full-time studies leading to northern aviation careers.
YELLOWKNIFE (October 2, 2014) – Minister Tom Beaulieu met with federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Transportation and Highway Safety this week to discuss ways to connect rural, northern and remote communities.
YELLOWKNIFE (September 17, 2014) – Department of Transportation staff continued to ensure the safety of NWT roads and highways by conducting brake inspections in four communities last week.