Category Archives: Industry, Tourism, and Investment

Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Sep, 15 2015

NWT Parks season ends today

YELLOWKNIFE (September 15, 2015) – The 2015 camping season will officially come to a close September 15 with the last of the NWT Parks closing their gates. Parks in the Beaufort Delta closed on September 1. NWT campgrounds attracted over 24,000 campers last year and this number has been surpassed in the 2015 season. As of […]

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Sep, 11 2015

Hidden Lake Territorial Park re-opens to public

YELLOWKNIFE (September 11, 2015) – The temporary blockade that prevented access to the Cameron Falls Trail and parking lot located within Hidden Lake Territorial Park has been removed and the public has access to the park once again. The public was asked to refrain from using the park from September 3-9 following multiple bear sightings. […]

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Sep, 10 2015

Introduction to Prospecting Course to be hosted in Yellowknife, Behchoko and Dettah

YELLOWKNIFE (September 10, 2015) – Residents interested in geology and prospecting are invited to participate in the 2015 Introduction to Prospecting Course. The two-day course will be offered in Yellowknife on September 26-27, Behchoko on September 29-30, and Dettah on October 3-4. Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) is pleased to partner with the Department of […]

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Sep, 3 2015

Multiple bear sightings at Hidden Lake Territorial Park

YELLOWKNIFE (September 3, 2015) – The public is asked to refrain from using the Cameron Falls Trail and parking lot that are located in Hidden Lake Territorial Park until further notice due to bear sightings in the area. Hidden Lake Park is on the Ingraham Trail approximately 47 km east of Yellowknife. A temporary blockade […]

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Aug, 28 2015

David Ramsay: Hay River Chamber of Commerce Speech

Thank you .  It’s good to be here again. Hay River has become a familiar and welcome stop for me over the last four years. The Hay River Chamber has provided valuable input on many economic matters and I thank you for that – and for the invitation to address you, again, this afternoon.

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Aug, 28 2015

Feature film set to begin production in Fort McPherson

FORT MCPHERSON (August 28, 2015) – A group of 13 crew and two cast members will travel to Fort McPherson next week to shoot The Sun at Midnight, a feature film by NWT writer and director Kirsten Carthew and NWT producer Amos Scott, of Jill and Jackfish Productions.  The film features a nearly exclusive northern […]

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Aug, 18 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire/ MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID

YELLOWKNIFE (August 18, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, remains active. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire. The next Public Safety Update will be issued on Friday, August 21, 2015, unless the […]

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Aug, 18 2015

Dehcho event celebrates artisans, businesses and locally grown goods

FORT SIMPSON (August 18, 2015) – Residents and visitors in the Fort Simpson region had the chance to try their hand at everything from composting and garden maintenance to tufting and birch-basket making over the weekend as part of the second annual arts, crafts and gardening workshop sponsored, in part, by the Department of Industry, […]

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Aug, 7 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire, Highways 3 and 4/ MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID, ROUTES 3 ET 4

YELLOWKNIFE (August 7, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, is still a threat. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire. The next Public Safety Update will be issued on Monday, August 10, […]

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Aug, 6 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire/MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID

YELLOWKNIFE (August 6, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, is still a threat. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire.

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