“Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day, celebrating a critical industry that touches everyone’s lives. In the Northwest Territories (NWT), agriculture is literally and figuratively a growing sector, with initiatives and projects in every region across the territory."
Licensed tourism operators and tourism-related businesses now have access to more funding thanks to extensions to both the Tourism Restart Investment Program (TRIP) and the Pandemic Relief Extension Program (PREP).
In December 2021, two Northwest Territories businesses received $100,000 to support their investment in technology designed to upgrade and enhance their manufacturing process. This funding will also help them save on production costs, improve the quality of products manufactured, and employ more Northern workers.
Winnipeg’s CRAFTED: Show + Sale event is a one-of-a-kind annual juried craft show (which means vendors are selected among applications by event organizers) that took place this year from November 5-7 and featured over 50 professional artisans. It is renowned for its offerings of the finest in handmade arts and crafts.