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Federal and N.W.T. gov'ts pledge millions for roads, cultural sites, research

In two separate funding announcements Tuesday, the federal and territorial governments announced millions of dollars in funding for several infrastructure projects across the territory.

Over $31M invested by federal gov't in roads, cultural infrastructure, waste upgrades

CBC News · Posted: Aug 13, 2019 4:13 PM CT | Last Updated: August 13
N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod makes a funding announcement earlier this month at the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife. On Tuesday, McLeod announced over $31 million in federal funding for 19 infrastructure projects across the territory. (Katie Toth/CBC)

In two separate funding announcements Tuesday, the federal and territorial governments announced millions of dollars in funding for roads, cultural projects, and research across the N.W.T.

The most substantive announcement, from the federal government, announced more than $45 million in funding for 19 infrastructure projects.


Over $31 million in funding will come from the government of Canada, with $14.2 million coming from local Indigenous governments and the government of the Northwest Territories.

The projects announced include new cultural camps in Whatì and Gamètì, a new multi-purpose building used for cultural programming in Inuvik, and upgrades to an existing camp in Wekweètì. Upgrades will also be made to the Ehdaa Historical Site in Fort Simpson and Behchoko's Ko Gocho Centre.

Fort Simpson will receive upgrades to its trail system, and several communities, including Yellowknife, Hay River, Inuvik, Aklavik, Paulatuk, Colville Lake, Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells, and Tulita, are slated for upgrades to their wastewater and solid waste infrastructure.

Several million dollars were also announced for road projects in Norman Wells, Tuktoyaktuk, Fort Simpson, Hay River, and Yellowknife.

In the news release announcing the funding, N.W.T. MP Michael Mcleod said the investments are an "excellent example of what can be done when all levels of government work together to build stronger, more self-sustaining communities."

The timelines for each project were not included in an attached background document, nor was there any information on if the funding would remain if the current Liberal government is defeated in the upcoming federal election, which is slated for October. 

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headshot2.jpg?quality=60&strip=all&w=40& By Simon Little Online Journalist  Global News

Taylin Francis Brent Checkosis is wanted Canada-wide, after walking away from his halfway house on Sunday.

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Vancouver police are on the lookout for a high-risk federal offender who failed to return to his halfway house on Sunday.

Taylin Francis Brent Checkosis, 26, is wanted Canada-wide.


Police say Checkosis was serving a six-and-a-half-year sentence for being an accessory after the fact for murder, assault and aggravated assault with a weapon.

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Checkosis is described as Indigenous, five-foot-10 and 160 pounds, with black-brown hair and brown eyes.READ MORE: Vancouver police seek women who may have had contact with high-risk offender

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READ MORE: Vancouver police arrest high-risk sex offender who walked away from halfway house

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