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Alternatives North has released its calculation of the living wage required by NWT families, withupdates for Yellowknife, Hay River and Inuvik, and the first-ever calculations of a living wage forFort Smith. See the 2022 NWT Living Wage Report, 2022 NWT … Continue reading
NWT Member of the Legislative Assembly Kevin O’Reilly gave a presentation on the natural resource revenues situation in the NWT. See the video of the presentation and the power point slides.
Candidates in Monday’s federal general election have replied to an issues questionnaire distributed by Alternatives North. Read the candidates replies, the questionnaire and the letter sent to candidates. Jane Groenewegen Replies Kelvin Kotchilea Replies Michael McLeod Replies Roland Laufer Replies … Continue reading
Join the Annual General Meeting online event by Zoom. See the 2020-2021 Alternative North Annual Report on Activities and the DRAFT Financial Statements for review at the meeting. Join the meeting online by Zoom: Meeting ID: 819 6974 4150 Passcode: … Continue reading
Alternatives North and Ecology North have prepared a brief document outlining the most relevant considerations for evaluating renewable energy proposals today. Given the acknowledged need to urgently address climate change, there are now sometimes numerous renewable energy projects being proposed. … Continue reading
Alternatives North believes that a City of Yellowknife—NT/NU Chamber of Mines Memorandum of Understanding is unnecessary and compromises City Council’s discretion to act in the best interests of the City. Read the letter.
Alternatives North has released its “NWT Poverty Report Card 2020”. The Report Card describes the reality of poverty in the NWT, outlines factors that contribute to poverty and makes recommendations to better understand and reduce poverty in the territory. The … Continue reading
Alternatives North has written the NWT Minister of Health to point out mental health concerns arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, and to make recommendations for measures. Read the letter.
Alternatives North’s Annual General Membership Meeting takes place Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 12 p.m. via video link. Business for Consideration at Meeting: Adoption of Minutes of 2018-19 AGM Consideration of 2019-20 Activities Report Adoption of 2019-20 Financial Statements Appointment … Continue reading
Alternatives North has prepared a series of columns on how Covid-19 presents urgent needs to deal with climate, social and economic challenges. Read an Introduction to the series of columns on the Covid emergency. Read about the Doughnut Economics, a … Continue reading