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Money for roads flows to north

The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories have said they will spend $122 million on community and tra...


The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories have said they will spend $122 million on community and transportation infrastructure projects in the Northwest Territories. The agreement for the new Canada-Northwest Territories Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund announced on January 18 will support all territorial communities.
A separate agreement will add $90 million to the $40 million previously committed for improvements to two strategic highway corridors in the Northwest Teritories that were identified in the NWT’s Corridors for Canada funding proposal.The additional $45 million from the two partner governments will ensure the completion of new highway and winter road projects in the Mackenzie Valley and Slave Geological Province transportation corridors.