As the Canadian film festival circuit continues, the NWT’s presence on the national stage is also on the rise. The latest stop: ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival - the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous screen content.
The numbers are in and we’re doing a deep-dive into what the stats show us about progress made under the Tourism 2020 strategy, which sunsets in March 2020. Let’s take a look at what the numbers tell us about our progress so far.
Arts, culture, traditional demonstrations, scenic tours and even the world’s most northern golf course were enjoyed by nearly 1,500 cruise ship passengers aboard four different cruise ships, as they explored the NWT community of Ulukhaktok and met the hamlet’s welcoming people.
The world got its first glimpse of the anticipated Red Snow film during a sold out premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) earlier this month. Audiences must have been impressed by what they saw because the film went on to take home VIFF’s Most Popular Canadian Feature Award.
The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment is once again teaming up with the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines to recognize excellence in mining and exploration at the third-annual Mining and Exploration (MAX) Awards — and we want your help!
The NWT Mineral Development Strategy (MDS) has been in full swing since its implementation in 2014. The recently released Progress Report lays out the results of activities carried out in relation to the MDS from fiscal years 2016 – 2019. The MDS is one of the GNWT’s key policy instruments in improving investor and public confidence in the resource sector. The report offers detailed information on the 5-Pilliar approach that we encourage you to explore yourself, but here are our top five takeaways from the report.