Minister Wally Schumann delivered remarks touting the important role of Indigenous business in the NWT's future in remarks at the Arctic Indigenous Business conference. He particularly outlined the opportunities offered by responsible resource and infrastructure development.
Minister Wally Schumann attended the 20 year anniversary reception for the EKATI mine. He took the time to comment on the history of the mine, the importance of partnerships, and Ekati's role in putting Canadian diamonds on the map.
Premier Bob McLeod was on-hand at the Arctic Indigenous Investment conference to provide introductory remarks. He commented on the importance of Indigenous involvement in infrastructure development — a topic central to the conference's theme.
Minister Wally Schumann delivered remarks at the Det'on Cho Corporation's 30th Anniversary celebrations. He touched on the corporation's progress, and the significant role that progress has played in the story of the NWT economy.
When Desiree Bagnall joined the ITI team as Tourism Resource and Programs Officer earlier this year, her passion for building Indigenous tourism was palpable. Last week, that passion earned her a coveted seat at the first annual Economic Development Youth Summit in Edmonton; a conference that gathered youth from across Canada to learn and speak about economic development.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 8, 2018) – More travellers to the Northwest Territories (NWT) will experience the ease of non-stop flights between Yellowknife and Vancouver, thanks to two daily Air Canada flights this upcoming fall and winter.
August long weekend promises to be a busy and bustling time, especially in Yellowknife’s Old Town. The Old Town Ramble & Ride is celebrating its 12th anniversary this year and the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment is proud to be a continuing sponsor of the beloved festival.