Category Archives: NWT government

GNWT reaches out to artists

ImageThe territorial government is trying to encourage more NWT artists to start small businesses or “micro-businesses” to sell their goods. Craft fairs and even online sales can generate a lot of money.

At Ingamo Hall, the department of Industry, Tourism and Investment told artists about available grants and gave away prizes.

Top raffle prize: A beaver pelt which can be turned into a pair of mittens or trim on a coat.

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Election 2011: Four candidates for Inuvik Boot Lake riding

Inuvik is split into two electoral districts: Inuvik Twin Lakes and Inuvik Boot Lake.

Last night, candidates for Inuvik Boot lake had a debate. Pictured here are: (from top) Paul Voudrach, Chris Larocque, Grant Gowans, and Alfred Moses.

In the riding of Inuvik Twin Lakes: Robert C McLeod has been acclaimed.

Double-take: A bear in a pickup truck

I have to admit, my eyes popped when I saw this: A renewable resource officer truck carrying a stuffed bear.

The taxidermied bear was being carried outside of the old Sir Alexandre Mackenzie School. For a minute I thought it was alive!