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People in Nunavut’s tourism industry to benefit from federal investments in Indigenous tourism and business development

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency News release Government of Canada supports small businesses and tourism operators in the Kivalliq region November 14, 2018 – Rankin Inlet, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) More than 1.8 million people are employed in Canada`s tourism sector, making it one of the largest economic sectors in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20180 Views

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Awards Recognize Spectacular Territorial Tourism and Parks Leaders

November 13, 2018 The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment (ITI) celebrated the career of its longest-serving tourism operator last night and saluted the Northwest Territories’ 2018 Parks Hospitality Award winner. Alex Hall’s recognition for the territories longest-service tourism operator comes as he ends a long, storied career sharing the magic of the Arctic with […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20185 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to make a funding announcement in Rankin Inlet

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Please be advised that the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), supporting tourism in the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 20184 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Mélanie Joly to meet with local tourism and travel industry experts in Rankin Inlet

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, November 13, 2018—The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will participate in roundtable discussions with local tourism and travel industry experts. These will help identify opportunities to maximize Canada’s tourism potential and create local and sustainable middle-class jobs. The Minister will be available to answer questions from […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 20186 Views

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Minister Joly creates the Advisory Council on Jobs and the Visitor Economy to maximize Canada’s tourism potential

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Council will guide Minister Joly in the development of a new federal tourism strategy November 12, 2018 – Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada’s visitor economy is a fast-growing sector that provides economic benefits and good middle-class jobs in every region of the country. That was the message delivered […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 20188 Views

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2017/2018 Tourism Numbers Breaks Records – Again

November 01, 2018 Today, the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann announced that tourism numbers have reached record heights in the Northwest Territories (NWT) in 2017-18. For the first time, over 110,000 visitors travelled to the NWT with spending totaling just over $203 million in the process. These numbers represent continued improvements in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201819 Views

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Indigenous tourism biz gets new investments in Canada’s Northwest Territories – RCI

A new agreement has been signed in Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT) to up annual investment in Indigenous tourism businesses. The memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday by the Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC), and Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT). The new […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201828 Views

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New Partnership Advances Indigenous Cultural Tourism in the NWT

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – A new agreement will see as much as $257,000 invested annually in Indigenous tourism businesses in the Northwest Territories (NWT). The support was confirmed in a Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday by the Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), the Indigenous Tourism Association of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201824 Views

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Restaurant Service at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – Restaurant and catering services at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be offered by local business Flavour Trader, beginning in late October. The restaurant will offer new hours: Monday to Friday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Delightful range of casse-croûte (treats) Lunch Served from 11:30 to 2:00 pm Thursday […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201818 Views

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Draft Yukon Tourism Development Strategy released

Sep 19, 2018 The Government of Yukon, in collaboration with the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy Steering Committee, released the draft strategy for public comment today. Yukoners are asked to share their thoughts on the draft by October 3, 2018. Sustainable Tourism. Our Path. Our Future. lays out a vision for tourism to be a vibrant, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201836 Views

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