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August 2014

August 26, 2014

  • TerraX Drills 22.42 m @ 6.35 g/t Au, Inclusive of 5.16 m @ 18.40 g/t Au, at Barney Shear Zone, Yellowknife City Gold Project

    July 2014

    July 2, 2014

  • Kivalliq Energy Announces $1.1 Million Financing

    June 2014

    June 25, 2014

  • Peregrine Provides Chidliak Project Update and Encouraging Diamond Results from the CH-46 Kimberlite

    April 2014

    April 30, 2014

  • Avalon Receives Land Use Permit to Start Pre-Construction at the Nechalacho Rare Earth Elements Project

    April 11, 2014

  • TerraX Completes Drilling at Homer Lake and Moves Drill #1 to Barney Shear, Yellowknife City Gold Project; Drilling Continues With Drill #2 at Crestaurum Gold Deposit

    December 2013

    December 12, 2013

  • Avalon's Nechalacho Project Metallurgical Process Optimization Yielding Improved REE Recoveries

    December 3, 2013

  • Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board Approves Gahcho Ku? Pioneer Land Use Permit

    November 2013

    November 6, 2013

  • TerraX Fall Sampling Identifies New Mineralized Structures at Northbelt; Results Include Values Up to 145 g/t Au, 170 g/t Ag, 11.25% Pb, 6.41% Zn and 0.85% Mo in Grab Samples

    November 4, 2013

  • Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Positive Results From Echo Zone at Back River Project

    October 2013

    October 30, 2013

  • TerraX Options Walsh Lake Property Adjacent to Northbelt Property, Yellowknife, NWT

    October 15, 2013

  • North Arrow Concludes 2013 Exploration Program at Redemption Diamond Project, NWT
  • Kivalliq Acquires Baker Basin Uranium Property in Nunavut

    October 9, 2013

  • Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Positive Preliminary Feasibility Study on Back River Gold Project, Nunavut

    October 7, 2013

  • Rapier Gold Provides Exploration Update on the Pen Gold Project, 37.6 g/t Sample Taken in New Target Area

    October 2, 2013

  • TerraX Assays 62.90 g/t Au Over 5.00 m (Hole 85-150) Less Than 50 M From Surface on the North Extension Shoot at Northbelt Property, Yellowknife Gold Camp

    October 1, 2013

  • Northquest Ltd. announces drilling results from the Pistol Bay Gold Project, Nunavut, Canada

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  • WestJet Boeing 737s lined up at Calgary International Airport. New domestic and U.S. flights booked on WestJet for Oct. 29 or later will now have a $25 fee for the first piece of checked baggage. - photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons
    WestJet fee introduces new fee

    Walter Strong
    Northern News Services

    WestJet announced Monday it would begin charging $25 for the first piece of checked baggage on its lowest price domestic and U.S. Econo fare flights. ARROW Continued

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    Business Briefs
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    TerraX releases results

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V:TXR) has released the assay results from nine holes representing 810.5 metres of drilling this past summer in the Yellowknife City Gold project.

    The company is reporting several high-grade intercepts near surface, as well as mineralized zones from five to 70 metres below surface.

    Highlights include: 2.85 m showing 33.6 grammes per tonne (g/t) gold, 3.07 m showing 13.85 g/t gold, and 5.10 m showing 7.01 g/t gold. Assays were conducted by ALS Chemex in Yellowknife and Vancouver. The Yellowknife City Gold project is 93.5 square kilometres of contiguous land just north of the city.

    The company already has core recovered from 74 drill holes made by Giant Mines Ltd. in 1985. Data from a further 117 holes was also recovered when TerraX purchased the property in 2013. Although no core sample was recovered for those 117 additional holes, the company hopes to be able to include drill log data from those holes in a future NI 43-101 resource thanks to drilling this past summer and winter.

    YK Chamber names People's Choice nominees

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce has announced that Arctic Appliance, Erasmus Apparel, Home Hardware, Just Fitness Yellowknife and Moose FM have all been nominated for the People's Choice award.
    You can vote by contacting the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce by email, fax, phone, paper, or social media medium of your choice, but it's one name per vote across all platforms.
    Voting closes on Oct. 8.

    NWT Tourism calls for member input

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The NWT Tourism 2015/16 marketing plan is now available for member review and comment.
    Input from members will be considered and included in the final plan for board approval in October. NWT Tourism members are asked to review the marketing plan and submit any comment by Sept. 29, to the NWT Tourism marketing director at ron@spectacularnwt.com

    Polar Tech turns 20

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Polar Tech will be hosting a 20-year anniversary open house this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The company invites everyone to stop by and see their new line-up of 2015 snowmobile sleds and accessories.
    Also on display will be Polar Tech's Clean Energy division's wind, solar, and alternate energy products. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments served.



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  • 2013 Trade shows and conferences

    Round Up
    • Where: Vancouver, BC
    • When: Jan 29 - Feb 3, 2013
    Kitikmeot Trade Show
    • Where: Cambridge Bay, NU
    • When: February 11-13, 2013
    Nunavut Mining Symposium
    • Where: Iqaluit, NU
    • When: April 8 - 11, 2013
    Yellowknife Trade Show
    • Where: Yellowknife, NWT
    • When: May 11-12, 2013
    Inuvik Petroleum Show
    • Where: Inuvik, NWT
    • When: June 10-12, 2013
    Business, Home & Leisure Show
    • Where: Hay River, NWT
    • When: September 2013
    Nunavut Tradeshow
    • Where: Iqaluit, NU
    • When: September 2013
    Prospects North
    • Where: Yellowknife, NT
    • When: October, 2013
    NWT Tourism Conference & AGM
    • Where: Yellowknife, NWT
    • When: November, 2013
    Kivalliq Tradeshow
    • Where: Rankin Inlet, NU
    • When: November, 2013
    NWT & NU GeoScience Forum
    • Where: Yellowknife, NWT
    • When: November 19-21, 2013