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Inuit tradespeople ‘treated with disdain’ by southern contractors, Kaernerk says

Some Inuit tradespeople actively seeking work in Iglulik are being overlooked by a Quebec-based contractor building houses in the community, according to Amittuq MLA Joelie Kaernerk. “They hired the bare minimum of Inuit, and hardly...

Yellowknife set to kick off construction season

It’s good news for Yellowknife drivers as city employee Wendy Alexander says this year's spring and summer construction season will be quieter than usual. "In general we are not expecting huge traffic detours," said Alexander,...
NNSL file photo A home under construction in the Grace Lake South subdivision.

Building permit fees get overhaul

A Yellowknife city councillor and building contractor is hailing the city's revamped fee structure for building permits, saying it will be much fairer on people building homes. As of Jan. 1, the new fees will...
Northland Utilities crews work to replace streetlights along a median on Franklin Avenue. Re-lighting the street is one of the final steps of a two year construction project. James O'Connor/NNSL photo

Finishing Franklin!

After a summer that saw major detours and changing lane closures through the center of the city, the construction project on Franklin Avenue is coming to a close. “Overall it was a large success,” said...

Year of road delays

Two major road projects in 2018 should smooth out the road from Inuvik to the highway but will bring delays and detours along the way. “I think we’re going to feel like a big city...

Millions of dollars of water, sewer and paving projects set to start in Yellowknife

Get ready to idle. Construction season is about to start on multiple streets throughout the city. Wendy Alexander, the city's manager of public works, said a “very busy” construction season will include road closures, detours...