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Apr 18, 2019, 13:30 ET Government of Canada investment supports economic diversification in Yukon

Federal government investments to strengthen northern economy WHITEHORSE, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Economic diversification and growth are key to ensuring a strong and resilient economy in the North....


Apr 17, 2019, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Larry Bagnell to announce economic diversification funding for Yukon

WHITEHORSE, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation,...


Apr 17, 2019, 13:24 ET Government of Canada supports economic diversification and job creation in NWT

Diversity of federal government investments strengthen the North's economy YELLOWKNIFE, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Economic diversification and job creation are key to ensuring a strong and resilient...


Apr 16, 2019, 12:24 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Michael McLeod to announce economic diversification funding for the Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE, NT, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, ...


Apr 03, 2019, 13:30 ET Government of Canada invests in geoscience research and the mining sector in Nunavut

Over $3.8 million to support natural resource development research and mining IQALUIT, April 3, 2019 /CNW/ - With the continued growth of the mining industry in Nunavut, and the challenges of a...


Mar 04, 2019, 11:45 ET Major resource development boost for Northwest Territories

Federal government investment supports resource development projects in the Slave Geological Province TORONTO, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Resource development remains the principal driver of the Northwest ...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Paul Lefebvre to announce Northwest Territories Resource Development Projects

TORONTO, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep...


Mar 01, 2019, 11:30 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Paul Lefebvre to announce Northwest Territories Resource Development Projects

TORONTO, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, ...


Feb 25, 2019, 12:01 ET Government of Canada supports Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link feasibility work to bring clean energy to Nunavut

Feasibility work will advance the planning for a possible hydroelectric-fibreoptic link between Manitoba and the Kivalliq region of Nunavut RANKIN INLET, NU, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The economic...


Feb 14, 2019, 17:00 ET NWT to benefit from increased tourism opportunities

Federal government investment boosts tourism industry in the North YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Tourism presents the Northwest Territories with an exciting opportunity to diversify and grow its ...


Feb 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Improving governance with Nunavut's Hunters and Trappers Organizations

HTOs increased capacity opens up new opportunities IQALUIT, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The sustainability of hunting and harvesting activities in Nunavut is an important value for Inuit in the territory....


Jan 25, 2019, 12:15 ET Pan-Territorial Growth Strategy to stimulate economic growth in the North

Government of Canada to collaborate with territorial and Indigenous partners and stakeholders to develop the strategy IQALUIT, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency...


Jan 18, 2019, 14:30 ET Clean energy innovation and economic development in Inuvik

Micro-manufacturing facility and new solar energy bring new opportunities to community INUVIK, NT, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The opening of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway in 2017 has led to new...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:00 ET Government of Canada supports First Nation's Development Corporation Capacity Building

Federal government investment furthers capacity development and jobs creation in the North YELLOWKNIFE, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - A skilled workforce and access to employment opportunities are central to ...


Nov 14, 2018, 14:00 ET People in Nunavut's tourism industry to benefit from federal investments in Indigenous tourism and business development

Government of Canada supports small businesses and tourism operators in the Kivalliq region RANKIN INLET, NU, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - More than 1.8 million people are employed in Canada`s tourism...


Oct 12, 2018, 11:30 ET Innovation hub opens doors in Whitehorse

Federal government investment boosts innovation in the North WHITEHORSE, YT, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in the North fosters economic diversification and growth. ...


Sep 05, 2018, 14:02 ET Celebrating the opening of the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop

CanNor investments important in the development and opening of new arts facility in Cape Dorset CAPE DORSET, NU, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - For decades Cape Dorset has been one of the leading art capitals ...


Sep 04, 2018, 15:00 ET Tourism in Tulita gets a boost

Investment supports growing interest in campground facilities in hamlet TULITA, NT, Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Developing tourism infrastructure in...


Aug 15, 2018, 10:00 ET Adult Basic Education funding in Nunavut renewed for three more years

Renewed program will continue to improve literacy and help people enter the job market. IQALUIT, Aug. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Since 2011 the Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) has provided...


Aug 14, 2018, 13:30 ET Agreement with Kakivak Association supporting Inuit businesses in Nunavut

Renewed agreement will promote economic development and employment in the Qikiqtani Region IQALUIT, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Today the Honourable...


Aug 02, 2018, 13:00 ET Over $90,000 in CanNor funding benefits Yukon fur industry

WHITEHORSE, Aug. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Yukon's fur trappers and artisans have a long tradition of producing some of the finest wild fur in the world. Increasing the profitability of the fur sector through...


Jun 21, 2018, 12:30 ET Over $2,400,000 in CanNor funding supports development of clean energy projects in Yukon communities

WHITEHORSE, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy solutions play a vital role in the wellbeing of communities in Canada's North. By deploying clean energy...


Jun 12, 2018, 13:30 ET The Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) program now accepting applications

Budget 2018 renewed economic development funding better responds to the needs of Northerners IQALUIT, NU, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - In Budget 2018, the Government of Canada announced ongoing funding for...


May 31, 2018, 16:30 ET Over $5,100,000 in CanNor funding benefits community infrastructure

WHITEHORSE, YT, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Public spaces are the hearts of small communities across Canada's North. These cultural and heritage centers, trails and parks, sports and recreational facilities ...


May 31, 2018, 11:00 ET New energy given to Cambridge Bay Youth Centre

Youth centre benefits from CIP 150 funding CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Over the last two years the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) provided support throughout...