Fort Simpson Chamber News

News Release: Youth Mentorship for Tourism Program launched

YELLOWKNIFE (April 30, 2015) – Northwest Territories (NWT) youth now have an opportunity to gain industry skills and hands-on experience by working directly with mentors in the NWT’s tourism industry. The Youth Mentorship for Tourism Program, launched today by the Department of Industry, Tourism … [Read More...]

PUBLIC MEETING – Agriculture Strategy

Fort Simpson Monday May 11th Community recreation centre 6:30 - 8:30pm Refreshments will be provided Please join us to take part in the development of the Northwest Territories Agriculture Strategy The GNWT Economic Opportunities Strategy has identified the agriculture sector in the … [Read More...]

New Training Courses

GNWT-I.T.I. will be offering two courses in the first week of June, 2015. They are taking registration for: Wilderness First Aid Course Pleasure Operators Certificate (PCOC) course You can register by calling Marion at I.T.I. at 867-695-7516 by  April 23, 2015. PCOC Training - … [Read More...]

Canadian Chamber Analysis of 2015/16 Federal Budget

See the link below for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce summary of the federal government’s 2015/16 Budget.  There are a number of paragraphs highlighted that reflect “wins” for the North and small and medium sized enterprise across the country.  Among them: NWT Debt Cap The debt caps for the … [Read More...]

NWT Transportation Strategy 2015 to 2040

PUBLIC MEETING – NWT Transportation Strategy

NWT Transportation Strategy 2015 - 2040 Thursday, April 23, 2015 7 pm Nahanni Inn Meeting Room http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/sites/default/files/td199-175.pdf The introduction of the Northwest Territories Transportation Strategy, Public and Stakeholder Engagement Report, 2015-2040 gives … [Read More...]