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Northern Business & Economy TheSourdough Founder Presents on Panel at Alaska Law Review Forum, 'North to the Future'
Oct 16, 2014 – TheSourdough founder, NH-based author and world renown Arctic expert Barry Scott Zellen, presented his thoughts on a panel on 'Alaska's Role in the Development of the Arctic North' at the... Read the rest

Permit regime under Environment Act updated
Aug 20, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government has passed a new regulation that will improve the permitting system under the Environment Act. The new Permit Term, Fee and Technical Review Amendment Regulation eliminates application fees for permits required... Read the rest

Minister Valcourt Talks Skills Training and Jobs with Okanagan Nation Youth
Jul 29, 2014 –  July 29, 2014 - Penticton, British Columbia - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Minister Valcourt speaks to youth affiliated with the Okanagan Nation regarding their experience receiving personalized job... Read the rest

Parliamentary Secretary Strahl Talks Skills Training and Jobs with Youth from Seabird Island
Jul 29, 2014 –  July 29, 2014 - Agassiz (BC) - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Today, Mark Strahl, MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, met with... Read the rest



Energy, Mines & Natural Resources New deputy minister for Energy, Mines and Resources
Aug 25, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—Premier Pasloski today announced the appointment of George Ross as new deputy minister for the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. “Mr. Ross brings to the Yukon government years of... Read the rest

Moreland Named to Pacific Salmon Commission
Aug 12, 2014 –  August 12, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell announced today that the U.S. Department of State has confirmed his nomination of Stefanie Moreland as Alaska’s representative to the Pacific... Read the rest

Another Gasline Milestone Achieved
Jul 21, 2014 –  July 21, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska – After ensuring that Alaska’s gas could go to Alaskans first, Governor Sean Parnell today lauded Alaska’s LNG Project for applying to export liquefied natural... Read the rest

Contract awarded for Next Generation Hydro for Yukon engagement process
Jul 16, 2014 –  Whitehorse—The Yukon Development Corporation (YDC) has awarded the contract for public engagement regarding its Next Generation Hydro for Yukon work plan following a competitive procurement process.  “This is a significant milestone as... Read the rest



Destinations: Travel & Tourism Government expands camping and visitor services for tourism shoulder seasons
Aug 14, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government is ensuring all of its visitor information centres and key campgrounds will be open for the fall and spring shoulder season effective immediately, the ministers of Tourism... Read the rest

Boat safety training in communities to benefit tourism industry
Aug 14, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 14, 2014) – A boat-safety certification course that will improve the safety skills and knowledge of tourism operators and their guides out on the water is an important initiative... Read the rest

Yukon government supports the Klondike Visitors Association and Dawson City tourism
Jul 15, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government is providing a one-time, $1.1 million contribution to the Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) in Dawson City to replace aging slot machines at Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall.... Read the rest

National Tourism Week celebrated in the NWT
Jun 13, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (June 13, 2014) – National Tourism Week in Canada takes place June 16-20 this year and NWT residents are invited to take part in events across the territory. Tourism is... Read the rest



Aboriginal Rights & Empowerment Minister Valcourt Announces Measures to Advance Treaty Negotiations and Reconciliation
Jul 28, 2014 –  July 28, 2014 - Vancouver, BC - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt, today met with the Honourable John Rustad, BC Minister of Aboriginal... Read the rest

Harper Government Supports Economic Development Project for Penticton Indian Band
Jul 26, 2014 –  July 26, 2014 - Penticton, BC - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Minister Bernard Valcourt stands with Penticton Indian Band Chief Jonathan Kruger, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad,MP Dan... Read the rest

Statement - Taking The First Nations Financial Transparency Act One Step Further Toward Accountable and Transparent First Nation Governments
Jul 25, 2014 –  OTTAWA, ONTARIO (July 25, 2014) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today: “First Nations, like all Canadians, deserve transparency and accountability... Read the rest

Métis Veterans Memorial Monument Unveiled in Batoche
Jul 19, 2014 –  Thousands of people traveled to “Back to Batoche”  to memorialize and pay homage to their national heroes and encourage knowledge sharing between the generations. In his address at the opening... Read the rest



Health, Education & Safety Mental health first aid course adapted for northerners
Aug 20, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Mental Health Commission of Canada launched its adapted Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course at the commission’s annual general meeting in Yellowknife earlier this summer. Yukon Health and Social... Read the rest

Vuntut Gwitchin Government assumes solid waste facility in Old Crow
Aug 20, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Vuntut Gwitchin Government is now managing and operating the solid waste facility in Old Crow. “This is a positive step for the First Nation, local residents and for solid... Read the rest

Community Development Fund awards over $972,000 to fund initiatives
Aug 20, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government awarded over $972,000 to 21 community organizations for historical, cultural, recreational and other initiatives throughout Yukon. “Yukoners will have better access to our shared history and cultural... Read the rest

Arts Fund supports a variety of creative community projects
Aug 19, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—Eight projects which encourage the development of the arts for the benefit of all Yukoners have been selected to share $109,985 through the Government of Yukon Arts Fund. “The Arts... Read the rest



Storytelling: Arts & Entertainment Fund supports artists in showcasing their talents beyond Yukon borders
Aug 20, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—Five recipients are sharing $29,950 through the Touring Artist Fund, allowing them to tour nationally and internationally as well as to show their work to a wider audience. “This is... Read the rest

GNWT improves funding for NWT filmmakers
Jul 3, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (July 3, 2014) – The delivery of funding to filmmakers in the Northwest Territories has been improved to better reflect the stages through which a film is developed, thanks to... Read the rest

Fur Harvesters NWT to showcase trappers and film industry
Jun 30, 2014 –  Hay River (June 30) – A new reality television series will debut tomorrow and is expected to increase awareness and understanding of the Northwest Territories’ traditional economy while providing valuable exposure... Read the rest

New airport displays showcase work of NWT Artists
Jun 27, 2014 –  INUVIK (June 27, 2014) – Creative displays at several NWT airports are part of a new Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) initiative to promote NWT arts and crafts and profile... Read the rest



Tastes: Northern Wining & Dining Museum Café Reopens at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Jun 25, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (June 25, 2013) – The Museum Café at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre is now open for business. “I am delighted to see the Museum Café reopen... Read the rest

You’re Gonna Eat Here Contest Winners Will Experience Yukon Hospitality and Northern Cuisine
Feb 15, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon and Food Network Canada are partnering on a new travel promotion that includes a contest to bring two lucky Canadians to the territory to experience Yukon... Read the rest

NANA: United Fresh Recognizes NMS and Kiana School Salad Bar
Aug 20, 2012 – Students in Kiana School enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables every day in their salad bar, even though their small Inupiat village is 30 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Principal... Read the rest

Better Public Information on Liquor Licence Applications
Sep 3, 2009 – The Yukon Liquor Board has unveiled a new policy aimed at increasing information to the general public about liquor licence applications. “The board has listened to concerns expressed during recent... Read the rest


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