Welcome to Alternatives North


Alternatives North is a social justice coalition operating in the Northwest Territories. Within our ranks are representatives of churches, labour unions, environmental organizations, women and family advocates and anti-poverty groups.  Individual citizens are important participants in our work.

Alternatives North regularly meets Wednesday's at noon in the boardroom of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, 4916-49th Street Yellowknife, NT. New participants are welcome but call 867-920-2765 ahead of time to ensure the meeting has not been rescheduled or temporarily moved to another location.



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 Alternatives North has been a major participant in the environmental review of the Giant Mine Remediation Project



Latest News

2015 05 12
AN Requests Fracking Moratorium 

Alternatives North has written the GNWT asking for a moratorium on fracking in the NWT pending completion of a comprehensive environmental review.  Read the letter to the responsible minister.  

 
2015 02 11
Fracking Petition Deadline Extended  


The deadline has been extended to May 27 for signing the petition calling for a moratorium on fracking until a regional study with public consultations is completed.  

Read the media release

Follow this link to sign the petition.  

 
2014 05 29
Anti Fracking Petition March and Concert


Supporters of the petition calling for a moratorium on fracking in the NWT will march from the Yellowknife Post Office to the Legislative Assembly June 2 beginning at 11:30 AM for a rally and presentation of their petition to legislators. See the poster. 

Artists and Friends of the Environment are presenting an awareness musical concert Friday May 29 7:30 to 10 PM at Northern United Place.  See the poster.  



 
“Consistent and persistent... That’s how you create political success. And based on my work with the AN crew, I would just add that they are progressive, well-informed, savvy, and connected with the community."
David Thompson, Parkland Institute
   
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