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.
Join Alternatives North or Renew Your Membership
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
Alternatives North is hosting a forum for all candidates running in the October 19 federal general election. The public is invited to attend Wednesday October 7 beginning at 7 PM at Northern United Place. Candidates will answer questions posed by social justice groups and respond to audience questions. Attend, or watch the forum rebroadcast starting October 8 at www.ecologynorth.ca
Alternatives North has announced the results of a living wage pilot project for Yellowknife, which estimates that a family of four with two full-time wage earners and two children require an income of $20.68 per hour to meet basic expenses. See the media release, infographic and the full report.