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Government of Canada investment supports Indigenous resource development in the Northwest Territories

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced an investment of over $1.2 million to support the Cheetah Resources Corporation's (Cheetah) Nechalacho Rare Earth Demonstration Project.


Government of Canada investment supports tourism industry in Northwest Territories

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

Tourism is a key component of NWT’s economic diversification, but with many travel and public health restrictions still in place, NWT’s tourism industry continues to face challenges on the road to recovery. Throughout the pandemic, tourism businesses in NWT have demonstrated their resilience and adaptability, and support from the Government of Canada is helping the tourism industry to continue preparing for when travel restrictions are lifted.


Government of Canada investments to provide robust support for key areas of the Northern economy 

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event, which brings unique challenges to businesses across the territories. CanNor has been there to support entrepreneurs and businesses since the beginning of the pandemic and continues to support their recovery by making strategic investments that help contribute to Canada's economic recovery.


Government of Canada continues to support Kivalliq hydro-fibre link

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced nearly $3 million in additional investments to support early phase data collection and analysis for the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link project.


Government of Canada invests in regional projects across NWT

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

The Northwest Territories has many diverse regions that require tailored support to help their local businesses, organizations and communities thrive. The Government of Canada is making targeted investments in economic infrastructure, sector development, capacity building, business expansion and food security for Northerners. These investments are supporting good local jobs in northern communities, access to economical, reliable and safe food supplies, and opportunities to build prosperity and self-reliance.


CanNor investments support regional economies across NWT

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | backgrounders

The Government of Canada, through the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), is stepping up to support regional businesses, Indigenous organizations, and communities in the Northwest Territories.


Government of Canada investment supporting Indigenous economic development in Nunavut 

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

As we enter into over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses, communities, and organizations throughout Nunavut and across the territories are continuing to feel the impacts on the economy. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to be there to not only support Northern businesses through their challenges, but to also continue to support their recovery by making strategic investments in the foundations and structures already in place to keep the Northern economy going.


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