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1st NWT wildfire of 2016 breaks out 25 km northeast of Yellowknife

CBC.ca - ‎May 14, 2016‎
The 2016 wildfire season officially got underway in the Northwest Territories on Saturday when a fire broke out about 25 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife.

What's new at campsites in t...

My Yellowknife Now - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The territorial government's Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) says park users will notice improvements at a number of facilities this year, including ones in Yellowknife.
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Freakish fluke that 187-carat diamond pulled from Canada's Arctic ice was ever found

Financial Post - ‎May 19, 2016‎
“The provenance is just superb.” Named for an aboriginal description of the Northern Lights - roughly translated to an undulating fox's tail - Foxfire escaped being crushed 130 miles (210 kilometres) south of the Arctic Circle in the Northwest ...

Mining News: Northern Neighbors: New Northwest Territories diamond mine nears

Petroleum News - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. May 9 reported that development of the Gahcho Kué diamond mine in Northwest Territories is roughly 94 percent complete and on track for first production during the second half of 2016.
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Dominion Diamond Gets Approval from Minister of Lands of the Government of the Northwest Territories for Jay Project ...

Sonoran Weekly Review - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Dominion Diamond (NYSE:DDC) late Thursday said that its Jay Project has been approved by the Minister of Lands of the Government of the Northwest Territories, with recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board.

Ousted NTPC chairman says he 'understands rationale' for decision

CBC.ca - ‎May 12, 2016‎
The ousted chairman of the Northwest Territories Power Corporation says he "understands the rationale" for the territorial government's decision to replace the corporation's board of directors with six deputy ministers, a move which will save the ...

'A wonderful 6 years': George Tuccaro reflects on time as NWT commissioner

CBC.ca - ‎May 13, 2016‎
He's shaken many hands, given numerous speeches and even escorted Prince William and Kate Middleton through Yellowknife's Sombe K'e Park.

Lights out for NWT Power Corp.'s board of directors

CBC.ca - ‎May 11, 2016‎
The minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation says he's replacing the corporation's board of directors with six deputy ministers, a move meant to save the government-owned corporation $1 million a year.

Government of Canada Supports NWT Greenhouse Feasibility Studies

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 12, 2016‎
This research will focus on two communities, Norman Wells and Inuvik, NWT. At the completion of the project, user-friendly templates will have been created.

'Miracle' gem turning heads around world

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎10 hours ago‎
Named for an aboriginal description of the Northern Lights - roughly translated to an undulating fox's tail - Foxfire escaped being crushed 210 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territories. The Diavik mine is remote, surrounded ...

Remote control

Corporate Knights Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
In July, Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Ontario established a pan-Canadian task force to reduce the use of diesel fuel to generate electricity in remote communities.

About M&M Food Market

Edmonton Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
Founded in 1980, M&M Food Market is Canada's leading retailer of fine frozen foods. It is headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, with locations in all ten provinces, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. The organization has been recognized as one of ...

NWT wood pellet mill another step closer to reality

CBC.ca - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A proposed wood pellet venture in Enterprise, Northwest Territories, has acquired land for its mill, bringing a six-year slog of development one step closer to reality.

Reinforcements being brought in to help fight AB wildfire

CKNW News Talk 980 - ‎1 hour ago‎
“On the 26th, we expect another 24 from the Northwest Territories, 85 from Alaska and another 80 from British Columbia,” Morrison told reporters during the daily briefing on Tuesday.

International Frontier Resources Corporation: First Quarter 2016 Results

Marketwired (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - International Frontier Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:IFR) today reported results for the three months ended March 31, 2016.
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Grizzly-polar bear hybrid believed killed in Canada

KHOU.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Idaho man named Jim Martell shot the first recorded “grolar bear” in Canada's Northwest Territories in 2006, according to National Geographic.

Seabridge Gold's 2016 Drill Program Targets Further Deep Kerr Expansion

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Seabridge holds a 100% interest in several North American gold projects. The Company's principal assets are the KSM Project located near Stewart, British Columbia, Canada and the Courageous Lake gold project located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

The Drilldown: Several First Nations oppose NEB pipeline approval

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
He also held the appointment as Chief Electoral Officer for the Northwest Territories. Mr. Hamilton administered the first general election for Members to the Legislative Assembly in Canada's two new Territories, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories ...

Northern charities vie for slice of $75000 in funding

CBC.ca - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Eleven charities in the Northwest Territories are competing for a share of $75,000 in funding from a law firm with offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Yellowknife.
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Alberta's on fire and we should be, too

National Observer - ‎May 23, 2016‎
... and homes and small businesses and, in a strange burst of cosmic irony, even the extractive infrastructure of the oil industry, have been set ablaze, despite the unceasing toil of firefighters drawn from Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Northwest ...
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