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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories is a vast and sparsely populated area in the western Canadian Arctic. Find out about its government, elections, parks, people, land and history.
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Northwest Territories Facts
Basic facts and statistics on the Northwest Territories, including location, government and industries.

Origin of Name Northwest Territories
Find out how the Northwest Territories got its name.

Yellowknife, Capital of the Northwest Territories
With a history built on gold and a future in diamonds, Yellowknife, the capital city of the Northwest Territories, is a modern, cosmopolitan and active city.

Origin of the Name Yellowknife
Find out how the capital city of the Northwest Territories got its name.

Northwest Territories Premier Floyd Roland
An Inuvialuit from Inuvik, Floyd Roland became Premier of the Northwest Territories in 2007 stressing the need for northerners to get more benefits from the development of resources in the North.

Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod
A former public servant with 28 years of experience, Bob McLeod was elected by his fellow MLAs as Premier of the Northwest Territories in October 2011.

Premiers of the Northwest Territories Since 1980
Premiers of the Northwest Territories and Government Leaders since 1980.

Members of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly
MLAs currently holding seats in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly.

See the Northern Lights Online
If you've never been lucky enough to see Canada's Northern Lights, now is your chance.

Northwest Territories Government Departments
Departments and services of the government of the Northwest Territories. Includes senior managers and publications.

Northwest Territories Symbols
The official seal, mace, flag, flower, tree, bird, mineral, gemstone, and tartan of the Northwest Territories, Canada. From the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories.

Northwest Territories Maps
A selection of maps of the Northwest Territories. Maps are in PDF. From the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Northwest Territories National Parks
From the arctic wilderness in Aulavik National Park on Banks Island to the adventure of Nahanni's canyons. From Parks Canada.

Prince Of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Learn about the history, people and land of the Northwest Territories through online exhibits and resources at this Northwest Territories museum and archives.

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