Minister Wawzonek addressed the 31st Annual PNWER Summit this morning.
PNWER (which stands for the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region) is a recognized non-partisan policy forum for regionally-based collaboration between public, private, academic, and non-profit stakeholders in pursuit of economic goals.
The Government of the Northwest Territories is working with a variety of partners to revitalize the Great Slave Lake Commercial Fishing sector and to restore its contributions to the NWT economy. Key to revitalizing the fishery, is fostering skill development locally.
The Mining Incentive Program (MIP) has announced recipients for the latest round of funding for exploration projects in the NWT. Sixteen project applications were successful and have been awarded funding for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
The NWT Arts Program (administered by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment), in partnership with the Adäka Cultural Festival, supported a cohort of 13 Indigenous visual artists from the NWT to attend the 2022 Festival in Whitehorse, June 29 to July 5.
Check out “Rivers of Change” a new StoryMap* that will help people visualize NWT’s changing permafrost landscape. The StoryMap was produced through collaboration between the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) and Carleton University Northern Studies MSc student Sarah Simpkin.