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Our land and environment have many different resources that can be used, in different ways, to build and empower our territory.
Governments, organizations and residents all have a role to play in determining how and when our resources will be used – and for ensuring that their development occurs safely and sustainably.
This website exists to provide the information that you may need to understand and discuss resource development in the NWT.
It provides answers to many of the questions that NWT residents like you have asked about resource development.
Maybe somebody has already asked the question you have. Click here to read all of the questions and answers we have received.
To send us your question directly, click here...
Depending on where you go, the NWT has significant and varied oil and gas resources. Read questions that NWT residents like you have asked about the NWT’s Petroleum Resources.
The NWT’s economy is built on mining. The NWT is rich with gold, diamonds, precious metals and more. Read questions that NWT residents like you have asked about minerals and mining.
There are many different ways to generate energy – even in the NWT. Read questions that NWT residents like you have asked about Alternative Energies.