$15m offered to Indigenous govts, orgs affected by 2023 wildfires

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Yellowknife – Canada’s 2023 wildfire season was the most destructive ever recorded. It resulted in widespread evacuations, loss of personal property and businesses, and damage to critical infrastructure. During the 2023 wildfire season, Indigenous governments and organizations stepped up to support communities their communities during evacuations in the Northwest Territories, which forced 70% of the population from their homes. The …

Investing in Canada’s most northerly fibre optic link

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Inuvik – Michael McLeod, MP for Northwest Territories, Diane Archie, N.W.T Minister of Infrastructure, on behalf of Caroline Wawzonek, N.W.T. Minister of Finance, and Duane Smith, Chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, announced a joint investment of more than $19.7 million for the construction of a fibre optic line from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk, bringing highspeed fibre optic communications to Tuktoyaktuk. …

Investing in Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highways improvements

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Inuvik – Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, and Diane Archie, Minister of Infrastructure of the Northwest Territories, announced joint funding of $14 million for the rehabilitation of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway. Funding will support improvements to the existing highway by raising low profile embankment areas between KM 22 and KM 90, improving drainage, and installing guardrails …

$414,000 announced for New Chargers in Northwest Territories  

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Yellowknife – Reducing pollution from the transportation sector is critical to Canada achieving its climate targets. That’s why the Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to purchase, charge and drive electric vehicles (EVs) in the Northwest Territories and across the country. Today as part of #EVWeek in Canada, Michael V. McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, …