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Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link goes live in Inuvik

Posted on June 13, 2017
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), along with its partners, NorthwesTel and Ledcor Group, have launched the Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL). Construction of the 1,154 km fibre line between High Level, Alberta and Inuvik was completed in March 2017. It connects six communities in the Mackenzie Valley to high-speed internet and state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, and fulfils the Government of the Northwest Territories’ mandate commitment to complete the line in order to help modernize the economy and enable growth in [...]

Final winter construction completed on Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk highway

Posted on May 26, 2017
The last winter construction season of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway (ITH) has concluded. The work consisted of completing the final two bridges, as well as crushing and stockpiling surface gravel. Construction this summer season will focus on grading, packing, and shaping the base of the highway in preparation for gravel surfacing. Signage and guardrails will be installed this fall. The ITH is scheduled to be completed by November 15, 2017. Upon opening, it will be the first public highway to the Arctic Ocean, connecting Canada coast to coast to coast [...]

Mackenzie Valley Fibre Line construction completed

Posted on March 29, 2017
The Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) achieved a major milestone on March 16, 2017 as the last two splice locations were installed, officially completing the construction of the 1,154 km fibre line between Inuvik and High Level, Alberta. With this, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is one step closer to fulfilling its mandate commitment to complete the Mackenzie Valley Fibre Optic Link in order to help modernize the economy and enable growth in all economic sectors. The project now moves into the next phase of work, which will consist [...]

GNWT releases RFQ for Tłı̨chǫ all-season road

Posted on March 24, 2017
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has begun the formal procurement process for the Tłı̨chǫ All Season Road (TASR) by releasing the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain an all-season road to Whatì. “Construction of the Tłı̨chǫ All Season Road is a priority of the 18th Legislative Assembly,” said Robert McLeod, minister of finance for the government of the Northwest Territories. “The project is a critical piece of infrastructure that will result in significant benefits for the Tłı̨chǫ [...]

Governments invest in Canyon Creek all-season access road

Posted on January 11, 2017
The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced $20 million in funding for the construction of a 14 kilometre all-season access road from Norman Wells to Canyon Creek. The project also includes the construction of five kilometres of roads surrounding Canyon Creek. This investment will bring many benefits to local communities. It will improve the ability to transport goods and equipment throughout the area, while helping to open new business development opportunities in the Sahtu Region. The expanded road network will also provide increased [...]

Nunavut, Canada announce joint investment in Nunavut Arctic College

Posted on November 29, 2016
The Governments of Canada and Nunavut announced a joint $29.54-million investment in Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) for the construction of a new training facility. The new training facility at NAC will be built for students and community members who are studying fisheries or learning about language and culture through the Inuktitut interpreter and translator and Inuit Studies programs, among other professional diploma and degree programs. The project supports Nunavut’s key priorities to increase self-reliance and optimism through education and training [...]

Top100 Released: Eglinton Crosstown LRT Now Largest Project in Canada

Posted on January 11, 2016
TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2016 – Canadian mega-project spending continues to rise. The value of the country’s 100 biggest public infrastructure projects has grown to $161.3 billion, a modest increase over 2015’s $157.9 billion, according to ReNew Canada, which today released its 10th annual Top100 Projects report. The web version can be accessed at Toronto’s $9.1-billion Eglinton Crosstown LRT is this year’s new No. 1 public infrastructure project, overtaking the $8.775-billion Site C hydroelectric energy development [...]

Ontario Releases Draft Far North Land Use Strategy

Posted on October 7, 2015
Ontario is launching the next phase in the development of a Far North Land Use Strategy by releasing a draft strategy, and is asking First Nations, stakeholders, and the public to provide their input and ideas. When complete, the strategy will guide Far North joint land use planning teams on: Cultural, social, environmental and economic interests across the Far North; Categories of land use designations and protected area designations; and Processes/requirements for amending community based land use plans. The strategy will also provide information [...]

NWT Reaches Financial Close on $300M Hospital Renewal

Posted on September 28, 2015
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed an agreement with Boreal Health Partnership (BHP) to design, build, finance, and maintain the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. BHP is a consortium consisting of Carillion/Hochtief/Bird Capital as the equity providers; Bird Construction, Clark Builders Ltd., and Kasian Architects as the design builder; and Carillion Canada as the service provider. Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger was glad that the province is taking a major step in ensuring Northwest Territories residents [...]

NWT Selects Preferred Proponent for Yellowknife Hospital Renewal

Posted on August 26, 2015
The renewal of the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife moves closer to reality with the announcement that Boreal Health Partnership (BHP) has been selected as the preferred proponent. The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and BHP will be working together to finalize the project agreement and start the preparatory work required before construction can begin later this Fall. This is a major step in providing the benefits of a state-of-the-art hospital to residents of the Northwest Territories,” Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger [...]
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