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MP Micheal McLeod announced the funding on April 18 at the Yellowknife Women's Society. Brett McGarry/NNSL photo

Feds announce $1.6 million for Northern women’s groups

The federal government is giving $1.6 million in multi-year funding to four organizations that serve women in the NWT. The YWCA NWT will get about $600,000, the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning will receive around $360,000, FOXY will receive about $370,000 and the Yellowknife Women’s Society has been granted $268,800. “Our government is demonstrating our...

Feds pledge $100K for accessible washroom at Northern United Place

The NWT Community Services Corporation in Yellowknife is receiving $100,000 in federal funding to build an accessible washroom in Northern United Place, announced Liberal MP Michael McLeod on Tuesday. The money is coming from the federal government’s Enabling Accessibility Fund, which makes annual payments to projects that promote inclusivity in public spaces. “Today’s announcement is another example...

City granted federal funding for aging water line

A long-awaited federal decision on the city’s aging water intake line was made this week as the Government of Canada announced $26 million in funding, Wednesday. Bernadette Jordan, federal minister of Rural Economic Development was in Yellowknife to announce $25.8 million toward the water pipeline to replace the city’s current aging pipe between the Yellowknife...