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.
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.
Residents of Fort Smith will find familiar ITI faces in a new office after the official opening took place on December 9th. The South Slave Regional Office, which includes trade and investment, tourism and parks, and finance and administration, is now located at 207 McDougal Road.
A mining company active in the Northwest Territories (NWT) received international attention for their exploration activities earlier this month. Kennady Diamonds Inc. accepted the Exploration Company of the Year Award at the Mines and Money Conference in London, England on December 1, 2016. They share the award with co-recipient NexGen Energy.