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 867-873-5422 ahead of time to ensure the meeting has not been rescheduled or temporarily moved to another location.

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See the Membership Letter, Form and Template Invoice

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

Latest News

2016 02 11
Budget Consultation Process Recommended to GNWT

Alternatives North has called on the GNWT to carry out public consultations on budgetary priorities, and to consider adapting an engagement process employed in Newfoundland-Labrador.  See the letter to the GNWT.   
2016 01 19
Sahtu Economy Report Released

Alternatives North has released a report investigating how a more balanced and sustainable approach to economic development could provide a brighter economic future for the Sahtu Region.  See the report, plain language summary, powerpoint presentation and media release

2016 01 12
Are We Really Broke?

Alternatives North made a presentation to Members of the Legislative Assembly on options for increasing territorial government revenues.  See the presentation.  

“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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