(Yellowknife — November 13, 2018) The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment (ITI) celebrated the career of its longest-serving tourism operator and saluted the Northwest Territories’ 2018 Parks Hospitality Award winner.
Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann announced that tourism numbers have reached record heights in the Northwest Territories (NWT) in 2017-18. For the first time, over 110,000 visitors travelled to the NWT with spending totaling just over $203 million in the process.
A new Film Apprenticeship Program will soon provide opportunities for the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) film workforce to gain on-the-job experience with major film productions. Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) Wally Schumann announced the initiative on Saturday at the NWT Film Gala and awards event concluding Yellowknife’s 12th annual International Film Festival.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 21, 2018) – Wally Schumann, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment says yesterday’s official opening of Diavik Diamond Mine’s (Diavik) A21 pipe highlights the diamond industry’s continued commitment to the North, to its people, and to offering opportunities to Northwest Territories (NWT) communities and businesses.
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.
The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) has released a “What We Heard” report which summarizes the feedback it received during public and stakeholder engagements on proposed changes to the Petroleum Resources Act (PRA) and the Oil and Gas Operations Act (OGOA).
YELLOWKNIFE (JUNE 8, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines, is seeking nominations for this year’s 2nd annual NWT Mining and Exploration (MAX) Awards.