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Government of Canada invests in geoscience research and the mining sector in Nunavut

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

With the continued growth of the mining industry in Nunavut, and the challenges of a changing climate, geoscience research has never been more important. The information gathered by this research helps identify new mineral resources for economic development and job creation. This research also helps assess areas potentially affected by climate change and what steps can be taken to ease those impacts.


Major resource development boost for Northwest Territories

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | news releases

Resource development remains the principal driver of the Northwest Territories economy. This is why the Government of Canada is investing $5.1M in two projects that will support resource development in the Slave Geological Province (SGP).


Development of the Slave Geological Province (SGP)

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | backgrounders

The SGP represents an area in the eastern Northwest Territories (NWT) and northwestern Nunavut covering approximately 190,000 square kilometres.


Parliamentary Secretary Yvonne Jones to announce funding for a feasibility study in the Kivalliq region

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | media advisories

Please be advised that Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), supporting a feasibility study in Rankin Inlet. The Honourable Joe Savikataaq, Premier of Nunavut, and the Presidents of the Kivalliq Inuit Association and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., will also be in attendance.


Backgrounder – NWT Tourism Projects

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | backgrounders

Total CanNor funding for the three projects is $248,600 with a further $51,000 investment from the City of Yellowknife, $29,997 from the Government of the Northwest Territories, $25,011 from Jackpine Paddle and $14,200 from the Snowking Winter Festival. Total funding for these projects is $368,808.


MP McLeod to announce Northwest Territories Tourism Projects

| Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency | media advisories

Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), supporting three tourism projects in the Northwest Territories.


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