A comprehensive overview of mineral activity in the Northwest Territories (NWT) in 2016 is now available. The Mineral Exploration Overview is produced by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) and provides an update on the progress of mineral exploration and mining activities in the NWT.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has taken action to support its foundational mineral exploration sector by extending a popular, effective program, and expanding another.
The interests of Northwest Territories mining are well-represented this week at the international industry’s biggest show. The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference and tradeshow is running March 5-8 in Toronto, and staff and officials from the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) are on hand to represent and to pitch the NWT’s mining environment to potential investors.
Initial discussions on expanding the Tsiigehtchic commercial fishing industry drew about 40 participants to a workshop in the community on March 1, 2017.
The Northwest Territories is home to world-class tourism attractions; and last week representatives of the Dehcho gathered to learn how they could leverage destinations in their region to build their local tourism sectors and communities.
The training, Transforming Dehcho Communities Through Tourism, was held in Fort Simpson February 21-23.
Leaders in Northern agriculture will share and exchange their ideas and expertise this weekend as part of the Dehcho’s first-ever agriculture conference.
Delegates at the recent Winter Cities Conference in Edmonton, got a taste of the Northwest Territories (NWT) literally!
The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) and the City of Yellowknife partnered to add local flavor to a delegate lunch. The City sponsored the meal and ITI provided whitefish from Great Slave Lake along with birch syrup, which was used in a dessert.
The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment (ITI) has unveiled a plan to rebuild the commercial fishery on Great Slave Lake.
Surrounded, appropriately, by members of the NWT Fishermen’s Federation (NWTFF), representatives of the Hay River business community and a new generation of NWT fishers, ITI Minister Wally Schumann introduced the strategy in Hay River this morning.
Artless Collective’s Dead North Film Festival‘s fifth edition from February 23-26 at Yellowknife’s Capitol Theatre will screen the creations of professional and aspiring filmmakers challenged to create their best original sci-fi, horror or fantasy films in nine weeks in the dead of winter.
Staff of the newly amalgamated Diamonds, Royalties and Financial Analysis (DRFA) division of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) took a tour of the new Almod Diamond Manufacturing Facility in Yellowknife this week.