Learn about Northwest Territories
The Northwest Territories has a great future based on its natural resource industries.
Our small population of 43,000 people live in 33 communities throughout the Northwest Territories and enjoy:
- wide open spaces
- excellent government services
- good jobs and economic opportunities to work and do business
Newcomers may hear "welcome to the Northwest Territories" in many different languages. Our government recognizes 11 official languages, most of them spoken by Indigenous peoples in the Northwest Territories.
Services to help you settle in the Northwest Territories
The Northwest Territories offers many resources to help you prepare to live and work there, including
Resources for Francophone immigrants
- La Fédération franco-ténoise
- Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest
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