Programs & Services
As part of its Diamond Policy Framework, the GNWT offers this Approved status to manufacturers who meet specific standards and experience, and have the desire to manufacture the highest quality government certified diamonds as part of this prestigious progra
Product development improves the profitability of tourism businesses by increasing the number of products and services available for tourists – as well as the number of visits, length of stay and spending by individual visitors.
To realize its full potential, the NWT tourism industry is reliant on a well-trained labour force who can deliver tourism products in a professional and knowledgeable manner.
The rugged, pristine and isolated nature of the Northwest Territories environment is a perfect fit for visitors seeking authentic travel experiences that will put them in touch with nature.
If you offer guided commercial tourism activities in the Northwest Territories, you are considered a tourism operator under the Tourism Act and require a Tourism Operator Licence.
The Community Tourism Infrastructure Contribution Program provides funding to community governments and non-government organizations to support new and innovative tourism infrastructure projects in and around their communities.
The unique landscape, natural environment and vibrant cultural essence of the Northwest Territories offer a spectacular backdrop for film and television production in Canada's North.
One-time contributions are available through the Western Harvesters Assistance Program to local and regional Aboriginal organizations to assist and promote renewable resource harvesting.
The Take a Kid Trapping Program is designed to introduce youth in the NWT to the Traditional Harvesting practices of hunting, trapping, fishing and outdoor survival.