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The Northwest Territories, its economic prospects

Robert Gordon Robertson

The Northwest Territories, its economic prospects

a brief presented to the Royal Commission on Canada"s Economic Prospects

by Robert Gordon Robertson

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Published by Queen"s Printer in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.G. Robertson. --
    ContributionsNorthwest Territories, Royal Commission on Canada"s Economic Prospects
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC117.N5 A55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26559552M
    LC Control Number58043764

    Northwest Territories - Northwest Territories - History: Vikings probably visited parts of the Canadian Arctic during the Middle Ages, but there are no records of exploration until the voyage in of the English mariner Martin Frobisher in search of the Northwest Passage to the Orient. Expeditions in the 17th century also failed to find the route, but they added to knowledge of the Arctic. By J , the Northwest Territories were ceded to Canada. In , the North West Mounted Police was founded to combat the “lawlessness” of the region. In , the Arctic Archipelago (the cluster of islands north of the Canadian mainland) was transferred from Britain to Canada, at which time the Northwest Territories hit its peak size.

    The history of the Northwest Territories begins with the population of the region by First Nations peoples, and proceeds through the transformation of it into provinces and territories of the nation of Canada, including the modern administrative unit of the Northwest Territories. When Europeans settlers began to divide the continent, the Northwest Territories included much of the sparsely populated . -In the former Northwest Territories was divided, creating the new territory of Nunavut. LAND AND WATER-Mackenzie and Franklin Mountain Ranges are in the western part of NWT-Great Bear Lake is eighth largest lake in the world.-Great Slave Lake is the deepest lake in Canada and tenth largest lake in .

      Best Of Northwest Territories Maclean's. Loading Unsubscribe from Maclean's? Drone Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, Canada Arctic Ocean - Duration: FORT SMITH, Northwest Territories, Aug. Members of the Royal Commission studying the economic prospects in Canada "north of sixty" discussed their impressions of the Yukon today.


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OCLC Number: Description: 47 pages folded color maps, tables 28 cm: Series Title: Canadian federal royal commission papers; Royal Commission its economic prospects book Canada's Economic Prospects, Responsibility: A brief presented to the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects by R.G.

Robertson, commissioner of Northwest Territories, at Edmonton, Alberta on Novem The Northwest Territory is Canada's northern-most province. The region's freezing temperatures and harsh landscape make it difficult for humans and all but the hardiest plants and animals to inhabit.

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GuidinG PrinciPles • The NWT is an attractive and affordable placeFile Size: 5MB. “In the Northwest Territories, fewer developments in mining and declining diamond production are expected to weigh on economic prospects.” Highlights. Yukon’s real GDP growth is expected to reach per cent this year.

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The territory's economy exploits its vast geological resources, including gold, diamonds, natural gas, and petroleum. J Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Natural Resources Canada. Canada’s North has a wealth of untapped resources, which can help drive economic prosperity while protecting our environment.

Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced an.

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The Northwest Territories is about the size of India but [ ]. The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately 1, km2 and a census population of 41, it is the second-largest and the most populous of the three territories in Northern Canada.

Its estimated population as of is 44, Yellowknife became the territorial capital infollowing recommendations by the Carrothers Commission. The Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories Business Stream Requirements for the Applicant. In order to be considered eligible under the Northwest Territories Business Stream, foreign nationals must: Invest: A minimum of $, CAD into starting or buying a business within the corporate boundaries of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; or.

Its commitment to religious toleration was a source of great embarrassment for less tolerant powers like England and Spain. Its population was limited at best, because France feared that a significant emigration would undermine its role as a great European power.

Main article: List of mines in the Northwest Territories. Eldorado Mine – –, –, – (radium, uranium, silver, copper) Con Mine – – (gold) Neger Mine – – (gold) Ptarmigan and Tom Mine – –, – (gold) Thompson-Lundmark Mine – –, – (gold). Caroline Cochrane is the Premier of the Northwest Territories and head of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).

She was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories in the election and is now serving her second term as. The map represents countries and/or territories or parts thereof for which data is available and/or analysed in World Economic Situation and World Economic Situation and Prospects.

The Northwest Territories builds for its future The Northwest Territories is spending a fortune to create the infrastructure needed to attract energy investment.Agriculture in the Northwest Territories is virtually impossible except for limited cultivation south of the Mackenzie River region.

Trapping, the region's oldest industry, ranks second after mining. A thriving commercial fishing industry, based on whitefish and lake trout, is centered on the village of Hay River, on Great Slave Lake.Thomas Jefferson's initial plan for the Northwest Territory called for the end of slavery in the western territories after As seen in the graphs titled "Economic Status of Legislators in New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey," the change in the makeup of state legislatures after the Revolution implies that the new nation would.