The Northwest Territories (NWT) is home to some incredible hosts. During National Tourism Week (May 27 – June 1), locals nominated the best hosts in their communities for the many different ways they made visitors feel welcome – including greeting travellers at the airport, sharing language and culture, and giving tips on local attractions.
The 2018 48 Hour Music Video Competition wrapped up with an awards gala on June 5th. Presented by Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP), the competition requires producers to draw from a list of participating bands and then work with the band for 48 hours to create a music video for judging.
With maps, GPS and compasses in hand, the first-ever students of the territory’s Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program demonstrated their newly-learned skills to Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann and MLA Cory Vanthuyne earlier today.
Residents of the capital flooded into the Katimavik Rooms at the Explorer Hotel for an opportunity to increase their understanding of resources and energy development in the NWT. It was the latest successful edition of the GNWT’s Resources and Energy Development Information (REDI) tradeshow in Yellowknife.
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.
YELLOWKNIFE (JUNE 7, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is investing another $1 million in the future of mineral exploration in the NWT. Eighteen projects will benefit this year from funding provided under the Mining Incentive Program (MIP).
While the recognition was formally given to the GNWT in recognition of the responsible, sustainable management of the NWT’s diamond industry, the Premier made it clear he was crediting the 25-year partnership forged between public and Indigenous governments and local producers.