If I had $150 million dollars…

Last week, the GNWT’s Department of Transportation applied for the permits required to build an all-season road to Whati. When built, the 94 kilometre road will connect the community of 500 people with Highway 3 and the NWT road system.  And it will stop within 50 kilometres of a poly-metallic deposit owned by Fortune Minerals … Read more

Anti Poverty Roundtable Blog

Something’s Got to Give It’s been almost three years since work finished on the NWT anti-poverty strategic framework, Building on the Strengths of Northerners. In the next budget GNWT announced the creation of an anti-poverty fund. A total of $500,000 was available for grassroots anti-poverty work. A ministerial advisory committee, which then included me, made … Read more

New York city blog

Day 1 It’s official, as you can see from the picture. I’m a delegate at the 60th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women. Women here from all over. The general assembly room is like the Jubilee Auditorium [in Edmonton], with three balconies and extensive seating on the main floor and to the … Read more