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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has hit a new low in strategic thinking with its Draft Conservation Action Plan.  ENR is proposing that as much as 40 per cent of land in the...
Confidence in the Economy Slumps With three levels of government elections over the next two months NWT’s business community has spoken and the issues are clear.  Economic growth is by far the...
It’s a pleasure to be here in Yellowknife to talk to you about what’s happening in the Canadian mining industry, and the ever-growing importance of Canada’s North as a mining region.  Top of mind is...
Just ten months after its establishment in a partnership between the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT) the NWT Conference Bureau has secured four...
This is an election year, and this is undoubtedly an election budget. There is a strong emphasis on tax cuts for the (hardworking) Canadian families that will receive the bulk of federal largesse...
YELLOWKNIFE (April 17, 2015) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay congratulates newly-elected President of the NWT Chamber of Commerce Kevin Diebold and the new Board of...
Yellowknife – December 12, 2014 – With little fanfare, the Workers Safety and Compensation Commission issued its 2015 Rate Guide this month and increased assessments for most employers. Since 2010...
An Open Letter to Northerners On October 11, we witnessed yet another demonstration by frack-fearing protesters.  Their comments to the media were inexorably incorrect.  In the United States, where...
Leaders aren't born, they are made. They are made by hard effort, which is the price all of us must pay to achieve any goal which is worthwhile.” – Vince Lombardi, famous football coach....
Private Sector Pressure Points Survey Puts The Spotlight On Business Issues And Priorities  Yellowknife, July 14, 2014 – Businesses from across the NWT have spoken and aren’t happy with the burden...

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