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
Husky Oil has filed an application to drill horizontal fracking wells in the Sahtu Region.
Citizens and organizations concerned with this proposal can file comments with the Sahtu Land and Water Board before April 28. See a sample letter for individuals, for organizations, a backgrounder on concerns and a media release.
Northerners will hear how to fight the threats to universal health care at a public presentation Wednesday April 16 at 7 PM in the Northern United Place Auditorium.
The event is part of the national campaign to strengthen and reform Medicare following the federal government’s failure to renew the Canada Health Accord. Alternatives North and the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) are the co-sponsors. See the media release and event poster and backgrounder.