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Lines in the Snow – Book Launch

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 … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting – October 26

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 … Continue reading

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Mineral Royalties Handout

Alternatives North has published a handout about NWT mineral royalties: Mineral Royalties: How much public benefit from our public resources? The NWT royalty regime is in the process of being reviewed, now is the time to provide feedback! Send comments … Continue reading

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2022 Living Wage Report

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

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Royalties Presentation

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.

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Federal Election Questionnaire

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

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AGM June 16 @ Noon

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

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Evaluating NWT Renewable Energy Technologies Primer

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

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AN Opposes City MOU with Mines Chamber

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.

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Alternatives North releases NWT Poverty Report Card 2020

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

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