March is a busy month for entrepreneurs and business owners in the Northwest Territories (NWT) taking advantage of training opportunities offered by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI).
Everyone knows the lakes, forests, and campgrounds around the North Slave region are spectacular summer destinations. But would more people flock to these same spots once the lakes freeze over and the trees are blanketed by snow if there were services offered?
A survey facilitated by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment seeks to find out — and identify the services to which citizens would most enjoy having access.
Minister Wally Schumann delivered a speech at the Norman Wells Chamber of Commerce as part of a wider tour through the Sahtu. The remarks highlighted the GNWT's approach to investing in a stronger economic future in the Sahtu and beyond.
Tourism was top of mind in Wekweètì March 14-15 as residents gathered for a tourism open house and half-day planning session, hosted by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment’s (ITI) North Slave Office.
Juniper-infused northern pike, wild rose hip BBQ sauce and fried morels on bannock; just a few of the locally-sourced dishes that are being served up on the new online show Wild Kitchen which debuted in January.
"Like the Premier, I too am not willing to give up, and firmly believe that a thriving oil and gas industry that benefits us all is in the future for the Northwest Territories." Just one highlight of Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann's speech to the Arctic Oil and Gas Symposium in Calgary.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking a proponent to provide technical expertise to assist with shaping the territory’s first-ever Mineral Resources Act. At this stage we are issuing a Request for Qualifications to find the right proponent for the job.
Minister Wlaly Schumann delivered introductory remarks at the Northern corridors workshop at the Arctic Oil and Gas Symposium in Calgary. His remarks highlighted the importance of synergy in developing physical and technological infrastructure projects to best capitalize on the North's resource potential.
The very first Dehcho Agriculture Conference took place in Fort Simpson March 2-4, 2017.
The three-day workshop kicked off with a youth-focused day that welcomed 25 elementary and high school students and a total of 77 delegates from Fort Simpson, Jean Marie River, Fort Liard, Nahanni Butte, Sambaa Ke and Wrigley took part over the next two days.