Friday, July 19, 2019

Contract signed for Tłıchǫ All-Season Road

Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod announced today that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed an agreement with North Star Infrastructure (NSI)...

New initiative aims to diesel power from northern communities

Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi has announced a $20-million initiative aimed at reducing diesel reliance in remote Indigenous communities. Developed in collaboration with...

Studying climate impacts on northern transportation infrastructure

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, visited Yukon College where he announced details of two climate change adaptation research projects under the Northern Transportation Adaptation...

Call for proposals for the National Trade Corridors Fund

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced that the Government of Canada will begin a call for proposals under the National Trade Corridors Fund on...

Government of Canada awards Alaska highway contracts

The Government of Canada has announced that four contracts were awarded for maintenance and construction work along the Alaska Highway that will give the...

Canada, NWT invest in Inuvik wind project

Federal and territorial officials joined Inuvik mayor Natasha Kulikowski to announce $40 million in funding for the Inuvik Wind Generation project. This is the...

Yukon, Alaska collaborate on Shakwak Project funding request

The governments of Yukon and Alaska are working together to secure funding to improve the Shakwak Project – the section of highway from Haines,...

Canada investing in Arctic Gateway Group

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $117 million to the Arctic Gateway Group through the Western Diversification Program. The investment allows...

Nunavut announces changes to its executive council

Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq has announced changes to the territory’s executive council. “After two months as Premier, I have a clear sense of the strengths...

Remediation of Tundra Mine completed

Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced the completed remediation of the Tundra Mine site, a former gold mine...

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