Strategic Infrastructure Corridors in the NWT

October 6, 2020 10:45am

G. Kent Fellows
Associate Program Director: Canadian Northern Corridor
University of Calgary

Robert Jenkins
Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy and Strategic Initiatives, Department of Infrastructure
Government of the Northwest Territories

  • Advancements on the Tlicho All-Season Road, the Mackenzie Valley Highway from Wrigley to Norman Wells, the Slave Geological Province Corridor, and the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project for a transportation, hydro and communications link to the SGPC
  • Update on the Gray’s Bay Port and Road Project linking Yellowknife to Grays Bay in Nunavut, tying together mining projects and a deep-water port
  • Expected environmental review and construction timelines
  • Plans for improving the NWT rail line to Hay River
  • Update on the Northern Corridor program