Medical professionals are expected to see an increase in registration fees starting May, 15.
The changes are being made by the Department of Health and Social Services, which renews fees every five years to coincide with the consumer price index, stated a news release.
The Hay River Chamber of Commerce has a new leadership group. Read More
Discovery Air, parent company of Air Tindi and Great Slave Helicopters, has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court while it arranges for the sale of its subsidiaries. Read More
Without hiring targets for Northern and Indigenous workers, local communities will not benefit from Northern Canada’s largest-ever remediation project, say local advocates and politicians. Read More
by Jack Bourassa
Robots invading, jobs and businesses dying, total income declining, prices skyrocketing. How the conservative business interests of this country love to spread fear among workers. Read More
A new hotel opening since last year has not stopped the city from being consistently booked solid this peak season.
The tourism season is known to peak twice throughout the year – once in August and September, and again in February and March. Read More
The GNWT won’t be breaking ground this spring for a new fish plant in Hay River but that doesn’t mean plans aren’t in the works.
In October, it announced that, after discussion with the federal Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation and fishers in Hay River, it had decided to proceed with building a new facility. Read More
The Great Slave Sauna Society’s GoFundMe campaign to design and build a permanent floating community-use wood-fired sauna on Great Slave Lake has been launched.
The non-profit group’s 60-day drive to raise $20,000 by March 31 had raised $1,100 by Feb. 2.
The proposed $500-million Grays Bay Road and Port project will undergo a full environmental assessment, the federal government revealed last week. Read More
A number of people weighing in on Canada’s National Housing Strategy are giving the federal government a pat on the back for acknowledging the North’s unique housing needs. Read More
Gahcho Kue Mine released third-quarter results this week.
During the first 10 months of 2017, the mine – owned and operated by De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds – produced over five million diamond carats. De Beers Canada CEO Kim Truter stated much of the early success could be attributed to the “tremendous project phase” which set the mine up with the right technical, safety and economic cultures.
An entrepreneurial interpreter/translator is aiming to rebuild a professional society for those who work in the field. Read More
It has been almost a year since the electricity franchise for the Town of Hay River officially expired with Northland Utilities (NWT) Ltd. Read More
Nunavut-based Sarliaq Aviation — in partnership with Quebec transporter Nolinor Aviation — has signed a 10-year deal with Agnico Eagle Mines to provide air transportation for employees and cargo from Montreal and Abitibi-Temiscamingue to the company’s Kivalliq mining projects. Read More