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Three major power projects will receive federal funding

The Government of Canada is contributing $37.8 million to three large infrastructure projects across the territory. The Taltson Hydroelectric Facility will be receiving major renovations, For Simpson will be getting a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)...

Feds announce nearly $1.8 million for seniors program

In another funding announcement from the federal government, a program led by the NWT Seniors' Society is receiving $1,799,076 in funding over five years. The program, which is receiving funding through the federal New Horizons...

$1 million from feds to fight impaired driving

The federal government has provided $1.4 million to help pump the brakes on drug-impaired driving in the NWT. The funding will come over five years and support law enforcement training for drug recognition and increase...

Town welcomes federal infrastructure funding

The Town of Hay River will receive a significant share of infrastructure funding announced by the federal government. The town will get $4,606,875 from the feds to help pay for a new wastewater lift station....

Feds fund local farming, tourism

Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod dropped into Hay River on Aug. 16 to announce some federal government funding. His first stop was at the Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) to announce a federal investment into...

Garneau announces $45.5 million expansion of Rankin Inlet airport, funds for Kivalliq all-season road...

The Rankin Inlet airport will get two new wings to the existing terminal building making it four times its current capacity. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announces a combined $50 million in funding for expansion of...

Ottawa gives $21.5 million to Kitikmeot road and port project

The federal government is committing $21.5 million to the Kitikmeot Inuit Association’s slimmed-down request to get the Grays Bay Road and Port project “shovel ready” over the next couple of years. The proposed Grays Bay...

Justice Canada announces funding for Nunavut initiatives

Justice Canada announced funding for a host of initiatives on Monday, adding up to $1.8 million to support the well-being of women and children. Among the projects is a new child advocacy centre to be...

Should NTI fund public housing?

As the Government of Nunavut struggles to meet demand for social housing based on federal funding, Housing Minister Patterk Netser is turning to land claims organization Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) to help alleviate the...

Feds announce over $320,000 for projects that help NWT seniors

Sixteen community-based projects that support and care for Northern seniors are receiving $321,797 in federal funding, announced NWT MP Michael McLeod on July 23. The funding is coming from the New Horizons for Seniors Program,...

Inuit organization in Ottawa shut out of new federal funding says urban Inuit ‘marginalized’...

Urban Inuit will remain "marginalized" and under-served due to a lack of new funding despite growing demand for training and employment programs, says a representative of an Ottawa-based Inuit organization. Jason LeBlanc, executive director of...

Hay River artists give feedback on new arts strategy

Artists from all walks of life had the chance to weigh in on the GNWT’s new arts strategy during a meeting in Hay River over the weekend. For the past month, the department of Industry,...
On Monday, City Council voted unanimously to use the Yellowknife River as the city's source or drinking water and to pursue funding for replacing the submarine water line. Brett McGarry / NNSL photo.

From the river to your tap: council votes to replace aging water line

On May 13, council unanimously decided to continue using the Yellowknife River as the city's main source of drinking water and began the process of acquiring nearly $26 million in federal funding to replace...
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...

Feds invest $2.7M into nine NWT projects

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) is investing $2.7 million into nine economic development projects in the Northwest Territories. The benefiting projects range from tourism, film, and Indigenous cultural tourism to support for entrepreneurs,...

St. Patrick High School awarded funding to build Ranney Hill benches

Many Yellowknifers enjoy immersing themselves in nature along the Ranney Hill trail, which winds its way through three kilometres of pristine wilderness a short drive from Yellowknife. On March 5, the Ranney Hill Geological Interpretive...

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...
From the left, Snowking (Anthoiny Foliot), Mayor Rebecca Alty, MP Micheal McLeod and owner of Jackpine Paddle Adam Wong gather at the Visitor's Centre to announce $250,000 in funding toward three tourism initiatives in Yellowknife. Brett McGarry / NNSL Photo

CanNor gives $250,000 to three tourism initiatives in Yellowknife

MP Micheal McLeod announced on Feb. 14 that Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) will be providing funding to the tune of $250,000 to three tourism initiatives based in Yellowknife. The funding will go to...