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April 2014

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

    September 2013

    September 27, 2013

  • TerraX Assays High-Grade Gold from Yellowknife Gold Camp

    September 5, 2013

  • The North West Company Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings, a Quarterly Dividend and the Refinancing Terms of Its International and Canadian Loan Facilities

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  • Administrative assistant, Michelle MacDonald, answers the phone at Office Compliments where she has worked for the past two years. MacDonald said she loves her job because it gives her the opportunity to interact with so many people. - Cody Punter/NNSL photo
    'It's the right career for me'
    Administrative assistant is passionate about her job and helping others

    Cody Punter
    Northern News Services

    SOMBA K’E/YELLOWKNIFE
    As an administrative assistant who is passionate about her job, Michelle MacDonald is keen to dispel the myths about her chosen career path. ARROW Continued

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    Business Briefs
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Yellowknife land sale

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The City of Yellowknife will hold a ballot draw for industrial property in the Engle Business District on May 1. Land price reductions are available: five per cent on one lot, 10 per cent on two adjacent properties purchased at the same time, and 15 per cent on three or more adjacent lots purchased at the same time.
    The city has also extended timelines for acquiring a development permit from one year to two years from possession date. Purchasers will have fours years form possession date to complete construction on the properties.
    Tax incentives have also been extended to seven years, with 100 per cent discount of property taxes in the first year.
    The Engle business district has zoning for large and small businesses. A $5,000 refundable deposit is required to register for the draw. Deadline for registration is noon April 29. See www.yellowknife.ca for more information.

    Yellowknife pricier now than last year

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - If your pocket book feels a little lighter this year than last, it’s not just your imagination.
    According to March 2014 data from the GNWT Bureau of Statistics, the consumer price index (CPI) for all items has increased by 1.9 per cent since this time last year.
    Yellowknifers are doing better than Edomontonians, who saw a 3.3 per cent increase this March over last, and Whitehorse residents now pay 2.3 per cent more this year than last.
    The biggest increases over the past year were for fuel oil and other fuels, which are 14.3 per cent more expensive today than they were last year. Gasoline only rose by 0.3 per cent over last year.

    Yellowknife Multisport Club AGM

    SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Tonight at 7 p.m., the Yellowknife Multisport club is holding their annual general meeting (AGM) in the Golder Associates Boardroom on the second floor of the YK Centre.
    The club is looking for volunteers with fresh ideas on club management and future event planning. Even you just want become involved as a volunteer in the events Yellowknife Multisport puts together every year, consider coming out for this evening’s AGM.



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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