From food preservation and gardening workshops to the introduction of barnyard animals at the agriculture fair, the Dehcho Region saw impressive growth in their agriculture sector in 2016. Through its regional offices, the Department of Industry, Tourism, and Investment works jointly with the federal government to administer and deliver the Growing Forward 2 Program to enhance local food production.
The Edmonton International Airport (EIA) receives approximately 7.5 million passengers throughout the year and now those patrons can view Northwest Territories (NWT) artwork between connections.
Core samples are important assets for mineral explorers and curious scientists. They hold millions of years in geological information and are ground zero for identifying mineral deposits. The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is developing a space in the NWT capital where more than 100 kilometres of drill core collected over decades will be stored for public use.
The GNWT’s use of data and analytics to build the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) tourism industry is world-class – a fact confirmed in November at a world-renowned market research conference.
On the heels of a particularly successful year for the Northwest Territories (NWT) film industry, 2017 begins with news of another made-in-the-NWT project to be filmed entirely in the NWT. Writer-Director, Jen Walden and Producer Jeremy Emerson have clinched one of the highly-coveted top three spots in the Indiecan20K for their proposed film, Dark Sky.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)-backed Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur Program is set to make a splash in China with a suite of world-class fur products at an international tradeshow this week.
The latest promotional magazine outlining the Northwest Territories' (NWT) advantages for mining investors is ready to make the rounds at international conferences in the coming months.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) produces this magazine, Unlocking our Potential for targeted distribution at some of the largest industry showcases in the mining sector.
Interested in getting involved in the tourism industry? There is still time to apply for two tourism programs that can help you gain hands-on experience.
The Aboriginal Tourism Champions Program and the Youth Mentorship for Tourism Program are accepting applications until January 31, 2017.
Funnyman, political pundit, and CBC host, Rick Mercer landed in the Northwest Territories yesterday for the Town of Inuvik’s famed Sunrise Festival. The festival, which takes place January 6-8, 2017, attracts visitors from around the world to watch the return of the sun after nearly 30 days of darkness.
Tuktoyaktuk’s debut collection of aqpik (cloudberry) and cranberry jam received a hearty welcome from the community and abroad, with one jar even making a 10,000km journey to Chad, Africa.