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, 4910-53rd Street, Suite 201 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 04 15
People's Budget Meeting 

Alternatives North is holding a People’s Budget Consultation Meeting to gather input on spending priorities for the next territorial budgets.  The Meeting takes place Thursday April 21 at 7 PM at the Baker Centre, 5710 50 Avenue in Yellowknife.  See the media release.  

 
2016 02 27
AN Endorses Leap Manifesto 

Alternatives North joins with organizations around the country this leap year Monday by proclaiming its endorsement of the Leap Manifesto.  Read the media advisory.  

 
2016 02 19
Federal Budget Consultation Input 

Alternatives North has filed a submission to the federal government's consultation on measures and issues to be addressed in the next federal budget.  See a copy of the submission.
 
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

 
“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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