The federal government announced over $1.3 million in funding for three economic development projects in the territory.
The projects are located in Fort Liard, Norman Wells and Yellowknife.
Makerspace Yellowknife is receiving $731,000 to renovate a commercial space into a collaborative, workshop space that will provide access to industrial equipment and a tool lending library.
“This will support skill development, job creation and innovative new businesses in Yellowknife,” said Michael MacLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories.
“Community building is at the heart of organization and if it weren’t for all the other people that support this long wave,” Cat McGurk, President of Makerspace Yellowknife, said during the announcement Friday afternoon.
The organization was also a finalist for the Arctic…