Northwest Territories News

The Northwest Territories News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund three projects submitted by local organizations in Northwest Territories and Yukon under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).
  2. Northern, remote and Indigenous communities in Canada face unique housing and infrastructure needs.
  3. YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will provide details on how Budget 2022 will help Canada continue to lead in global efforts to fight climate change, protect nature and build a clean economy.
  4. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, highlighted good jobs, clean air and a strong economy in Yellowknife, as part of Budget 2022.
  5. Today, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, highlighted Budget 2022 investments in housing.
  6. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, will deliver remarks on good jobs, clean air, and a strong economy in Budget 2022.
  7. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, will deliver remarks on Budget 2022 investments in housing in Yellowknife.
  8. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, announced a combined investment of over $3.1 million, delivered through CanNor, to support nine projects and help communities across the Northwest Territories recover and grow.
  9. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, announced a combined investment of over $3.1 million, delivered through CanNor, to support nine projects that help communities across the Northwest Territories in their recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  10. Please be advised that The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, will make a virtual announcement on Monday regarding funding support for community revitalization projects in the Northwest Territories.
  11. Too many families across Canada lack access to high quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care. That is why the Government of Canada has laid out a plan to provide families in Canada with, on average, $10 a day child care for children under six years of age by March 2026. This plan will make life more affordable for families, create new jobs, get parents— especially women—back into the workforce, and grow the middle class, while giving every child a real and fair chance at success.
  12. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable R.J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, to announce additional support for families.
  13. The Canadian Coast Guard completed its 2021 Arctic operational season on November 20, 2021. A total of eight icebreakers deployed to the Arctic this year, including a maiden voyage by the CCGS Jean Goodwill, the second of three medium interim icebreakers acquired by the Canadian Coast Guard in 2018.
  14. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Prairie Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2021.