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Covid’s Mental Health Impacts

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. 

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Annual General Meeting

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

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After Covid, Future Challenges

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

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Climate Emergency – Getting the NWT Off Diesel Report and Webinar

Alternatives North Report finds cost effective ways of reducing NWT GHG emissions by 50% A feasibility study looking at the cost of a rapid and effective response to the Climate Emergency says the NWT could reduce its net-GHG emissions by … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Future of NWT Mining

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Environmenal Justice NGOs Assert Priorities to New Territorial Ministers

Alternatives North, the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – NWT Chapter, Council of Canadians – NWT Chapter, and Ecology North have sent letters to newly appointed territorial Cabinet Ministers asking for action on regulatory priorities. The … Continue reading

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2019 Living Wage Employers Announced

Alternatives North is proud to announce the NWT 2019 Living Wage employers. Living Wage employers are those who are able to commit to offering a Living Wage to their full-time employees. NWT Seniors Society Dene Nahjo Top of the World … Continue reading

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Federal All Candidates Environment Debate Oct 3

Ecology North is hosting a federal all candidates forum on environmental issues Thursday October 3 from 7 to 9 PM at the Northern United Place Auditorium The “100 Debates on the Environment” forum is one of a national series of … Continue reading

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Territorial Elections Forums

Alternatives North, Ecology North, the Status of Womens Council of the NWT and the Northern Federation of Labour are co-sponsoring forums of territorial general election candidates. Forums take place over two nights in the Northern United Place Auditorium: September 17, … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting June 5

Alternatives North’s Annual General Meeting will take place Wednesday June 5 at noon in the ground floor training room of the Northstar Building, 4910-53rd Street,  Yellowknife. See: 2108-2019 Alternatives North Annucal General Meeting Agenda DRAFT 2017-2018 Alternative North Annual General … Continue reading

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