Engagement on new Manufacturing Strategy Makes Community Stops

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November 14, 2017

Feedback from local manufacturers, industry, business, government and members of the public will play a crucial part in guiding the development of the NWT Manufacturing Strategy.

Insightful discussions about manufacturing in the Northwest Territories have taken place in-person in Inuvik, Norman Wells, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, and most recently, Hay River. A final engagement session is scheduled for Yellowknife on November 16, 2017 and will take place in English and French.


Members of the Hay River Chamber of Commerce share feedback, concerns and ideas with the engagement team on November 9, 2017.

Have Your Say

In-person engagement are just one of the ways that NWT residents and stakeholders can share their thoughts. Visit engage-iti.ca/NMS to read the discussion paper and share your feedback. The engagement submission deadline is November 17, 2017.


    Manufacturing By the Numbers:

    Manufacturing makes up a small but important sector of the NWT economy:

    • $35 million in revenue generated by manufacturing
    • 140 NWT residents employed in manufacturing (2015)
    • 4 jobs created per $1 million in manufacturing output