What are Northwest Territories?

  • (noun): A territory in northwestern Canada.

Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NWT; French, les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO) is one of three federal territories of Canada. The Northwest Territories entered the Canadian Confederation July 15, 1870, but the current borders were formed April 1, 1999, with the creation of Nunavut.

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Northwest Territories - Culture
... Aboriginal issues in the Northwest Territories include the fate of the Dene who, in the 1940s, were employed to carry radioactive uranium ore from the mines on Great ...
List Of Airports In Canada (N–Q) - N
... Community and province Nahanni Butte Airport CBD6 Nahanni Butte, Northwest Territories Nahanni Butte Water Aerodrome CET8 Nahanni Butte, Northwest Territories Nain Airport CYDP YDP Nain, Newfoundland and ... Spirit Lake Airport CKQ3 YNO North Spirit Lake, Ontario Northwest Regional Airport CYXT YXT Terrace and Kitimat, British Columbia Norway House Airport CYNE YNE Norway ...
List Of Uranium Mines - Non-commercial Projects
... (tU) Probable Type of Mine Andrew Lake Northwest Territories AREVA NC Baker Lake / Kiggavik Northwest Territories AREVA Resources Canada Inc. 0.2 Sissons Schultz Northwest Territories AREVA Resources Canada Inc. 0.25 Mountain Lake Northwest Territories Triex Minerals 0.2 Mazenod Lake Northwest Territories Moss Resources Boomerang Lake Northwest Territories Cameco PEC Uranium Deposit Northwest ...
Liddon Gulf
... inlet on the south-west side of Melville Island, Northwest Territories, Canada ... Hydrography of the Northwest Territories Rivers Arctic Red Back Coppermine Fond du Lac Great Bear Hay Horn Hornaday Kagloryuak Keele Kotaneelee Liard Mackenzie North Nahanni ... Kasba Keller Lac Belot Lac de Gras Lac des bois (Northwest Territories) Lac La Martre Lynx MacKay Mosquito Napaktulik Nonacho Point Selwyn Snowbird Tahiryuak Tathlina Trout Tulemalu Wholdaia more.. ...

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