Government Certified Canadian Diamonds™

Thanks to a stringent monitoring system, the Government is able to guarantee that a GOVERNMENT CERTIFIED CANADIAN DIAMOND™ is 100% Canadian in origin – and was mined, cut, and polished in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Read More.

News & Updates

DIAVIK DIAMOND MINE(APRIL 25, 2016) — Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Bob McLeod...

(MARCH 8, 2016)

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Welcome ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for attending this afternoon. I would like to begin by acknowledging that we stand on the traditional territory of the Mississauga First Nation.

It’s an honour to...

YELLOWKNIFE (March 10, 2016) —The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) today announced major...

The Northwest Territories is one of the world's largest producers of diamonds. Thanks to the world's first government-sponsored diamond certification program, our diamonds are guaranteed to be mined, cut and polished here in the NWT.