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On the Inside:
The future brightens for Northern minerals and metals, according to News North's 32nd annual special report on Northern industry.


Industry News
On the Inside:
This report highlights what's happening in Nunavut and Northwest Territories Construction industries.

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On the Inside:
This report highlights what's happening in Nunavut and Northwest Territories Mining industry.

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Highway 1 will see significant improvements as part of the four-year Northwest Territories Highway Improvement Project. - NNSL file photo
Upgrades for Liard, Mackenzie highways
Four-year project will see a combined $26 million poured into Deh Cho roads

The Mackenzie and Liard highways will both be upgraded to the tune of $14 million and $12 million, respectively, over the next four years. ARROW Continued

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Business Briefs Wednesday, July 29, 2015

YK Chamber pushes for tax freeze

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The executive director of the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce said her organization plans on putting forth a letter advocating there be no property tax increase for the second year in a row. Deneen Everett said her organization has repeatedly heard about the high cost of doing business. While the chamber cannot directly lower the cost of power or utilities, she said it can push to keep taxes at their current rates.

New bar set to open

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Kilt and Castle has scheduled its grand opening for Aug. 1 at 5 p.m.
The new two-level, Irish-themed pub and fine-dining establishment is being opened by first-time restauranteur for former GNWT business analyst Bob Stewart. The location on 49 Street was formerly occupied by Sunny's Bistro.
An event notice on Facebook promises live music, prizes and customer rewards cards, which Stewart said will reward loyalty based on total dollars spent.

Aurora Village on the move

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The operating office of popular tourism destination, Aurora Village has moved to a new location on Franklin Avenue from its old office on 52 Street.
Manager Hideo Nagatani told Yellowknifer the company started the move in May and is scheduled to be completed in the next few weeks.



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