They celebrated Canada day in China on Saturday; part of this week’s China-Canada Tourism Mission. The NWT delegation hit the ground running pushing the sights and stories of the NWT to a receptive audience of travel brokers and media in Beijing.
In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, which was on June 21, we’re sharing a special blog series that profiles some of the NWT’s local tourism operators who share Indigenous culture as part of their tours. Click on the full story to read more about Sahtu Adventures!
Minister Wally Schumann delivered remarks at the Resources for Future Generations conference outlining the NWT's unique place in the future of global resource development and the sustainable, ethical approach setting the territory apart from the competition.
With long sunny days it’s quickly becoming beach season in the North. Many NWT Parks have public beaches that can be enjoyed during our long summer days. GNWT-employed Beach Attendants will be in attendance at Fred Henne Territorial Park beginning June 21 until the 3rd of September. They will be on duty 7 days a week rain or shine from 10:00am until 8:00pm.
Binjun (Colin) Wang arrived in Yellowknife in August 2016 travelling from Shanghai, China with his young family, a collection of suitcases and a business plan. As he stepped off the plane at the end of a long travel day, the lingering daylight captured his vision of long days but a bright and successful future.
The GNWT’s energy vision took centre stage this week at the Arctic Energies and Emerging Technologies Conference in Inuvik. Click on the full story to read about NWT natural gas reserves, the rising global demand for natural gas and how NWT natural gas can address the challenges of high energy costs and climate while also supporting the GNWT’s vision of a lower-carbon economy.
At the Arctic Energy and Emerging Technologies Conference in Inuvik, Tuesday, the talk turned to ‘technology metals’. “It’s a relatively new term,” ITI’s Assistant Deputy Minister of Mineral and Petroleum Resources, Pamela Strand acknowledged as she began the conversation. But it’s a growing global conversation in which the NWT will feature prominently.