Fortified Arctic infrastructure needed in face of climate change: study
Scientists warn Canada’s northwest corner is warming more quickly than almost any other spot on the globe.
‘Hardest part is behind’ territorial economies: conference board
Economic growth is expected to average 1.8% in the three territories between 2016 and 2020.
Alberta increases minimum wage by $1 to $11.20 an hour
Vaults from one of lowest minimum wage payers to one of highest.
Gov. plan to control NWT resources delayed by court ruling
NWT Supreme Court grants injunction that prevents Ottawa from collapsing local oversight boards into a single federal agency.
NWT premier launches study for oil pipeline to Arctic Ocean
Bob McLeod says it’s time to explore the northern option to get resources to foreign markets with other pipelines being held up.
NWT eyes alternatives to diesel power in small communities
Power from liquified natural gas would reduce the territory’s GHG emissions by up to 25% and costs by up to 15%.
Alberta energy regulator, NWT in talks over technical support
The territory will take over responsibility from the federal government for managing its natural resources in April.
NWT three-year power plan reduces costs, shifts to renewables
The government will spend about $31 million over the next three years, including investments in hydroelectricity and wind power.
Parliament considers bill giving NWT power over resources
Legislation would see the territory get royalties from mining and energy production.
Town of Norman Wells heat supply cut due to power outage at Imperial Oil
Power outage at Imperial natural gas facility prompts controlled shutdown.
CFIB gives Nova Scotia a “D” for red tape burden
Red Tape Report Card says province has made no progress in eliminating bureaucratic burden for small business.
Mining the territories has huge potential: report
GDP in the territories is expected to grow by 3.6% in 2012, and accelerate by 5.4% in 2013, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada.
NWT oil prospect raises economic hopes and environmental concerns
McKenzie Valley shale oil development is attracting much investment attention.