News

June 10, 2015

The Government of the Northwest Territories has released its Response to the 2014 NWT Energy Charrette Report.  The GNWT hosted the Energy Charrette in November 2014 and over 200 people participated.

June 01, 2015

A successful second construction season has come to a close on the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway in the Northwest Territories. Once completed, this important piece of northern infrastructure will provide all-weather access to Tuktoyaktuk ...

May 22, 2015

The National Energy Board (NEB) and the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) released a joint Assessment of Unconventional Petroleum Resources of the Bluefish Shale and the Canol Shale in the Northwest Territories on May 22, 2015.

March 27, 2015

BuildForce Canada has released its annual Construction Highlight Reports.

January 19, 2015

The Northwest Territories minimum wage will increase from $10 per hour to $12.50 per hour effective June 1, 2015.  This will make the minimum wage in the NWT one of the highest in Canada. Click here for more information.

January 03, 2015

Few other issues have such high stakes or have spurred government and industry leaders to take such widespread action.

December 05, 2014

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program underwent changes, making it easier for government to inspect participating companies and ban them for abusing the program. Husky Energy announced plans to building facilities in Saskatchewan.

December 04, 2014

The Canadian Government launched the new Express Entry system on January 1, 2015 to actively recruit skilled immigrants for three federal immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Work Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program and the Canadian Experience Class.  The government’s goal is to faci