A corporation owned by the Northwest Territories' five Dene groups has purchased old silver mines and properties near the diamond mines in hopes of becoming the first aboriginal-owned company in Canada to operate a mine.
N.W.T. premier stands by idea for women's mock parliament
N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod and his cabinet met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other government officials Wednesday to hammer out the details of an agreement that will transfer responsibility for managing public land, water and resources to the territory from the federal government.