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$23M in new federal funding to reduce NWT's emissions

Ollie Williams, Cabin Radio Summary The territorial government is receiving $23 million in federal funding, over four years, for initiatives that reduce the NWT’s greenhouse gas emissions. The money has already been earmarked for five separate projects and programs. Catherine McKenna, the...


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Wood chips versus fossil fuels in Yellowknife

Keith Halliday, Yukon News Summary It’s always fun to visit another northern capital and check in on how our circumpolar friends are doing. I was recently in Yellowknife, where I learned about its new and award-winning project to heat a whole district of municipal buildings with wood chip...


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City of Yellowknife wins sustainability award for wood pellet heating system

CBC News The Yellowknife Multiplex is one of five facilities the city is hoping can be converted to a pellet boiler system. (Richard Gleeson/CBC) Summary Even before it's up and running, the City of Yellowknife has won a sustainability award for its plan to reduce the city's emissions with...