News

Press Conference on BIG report

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Press Conference Alternatives North’s report on Basic Guaranteed Income (BIG) for the NWT (Passcode: 4Z9^j6$6) We apologize for the quality of the stream. Bandwidth in the North is an ongoing challenge.

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Yellowknife Biomass District Heating

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Biomass District Heating System in Downtown Yellowknife can Reduce Emissions, Save Customers Money on Heating, and turn a Profit. Continuing its work identifying cost-effective GHG reductions in the NWT, Alternatives North commissioned a detailed economic feasibility study on a Biomass District Heating System in Downtown ...

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Lines in the Snow – Book Launch

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The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC) has launched its farewell book, “Lines in the Snow”. The book is a look back at some of the issues CARC tackled over its 50-year history, but also a look forward to the future of some of those issues. The ...

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Annual General Meeting – October 26

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Alternatives North’s Annual General Meeting will be held from 12pm-1pm on Wednesday, October 26th, 2022. The meeting will take place at our regular meeting place: the Law Society Boardroom, 4th floor Diamond Plaza Building, Yellowknife. Participation by Zoom is also possible. Contact alternativesnorthinfo@gmail.com for more ...

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Support for the Gwich’in Steering Committee

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Alternatives North, along with 240 other organizations, joined the Gwich’in Steering Committee’s call to global insurers to commit to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from the harms of fossil fuel development. Read the letter from the Gwich’in Steering Committee, here: https://alternativesnorth.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/gwichin-steering-committee-to-insurance-companies-organizatio-sign-on-letter-9.7.22.pdf

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