Through grass-roots community reinvestment, meaningful employment opportunities and by providing beneficiaries with tangible benefits, First Air continues to demonstrate social responsibility and leadership in northern transportation services.
The mission of Arctic Wind Riders is to promote physical activity and create new opportunities for the youth of the Northern communities through a sustainable development approach, motivate the entrepreneurship of local individuals who can have a positive influence amongst their peers, and play and active role in local economic development.
The Arctic Winter Games is a high profile circumpolar sport competition for northern and arctic athletes. The Games provide an opportunity to strengthen sport development in the participants’ jurisdictions, to promote the benefits of sport, to build partnerships, and to promote culture and values. The Games celebrate sport, social exchange and cultures. The Games provide an opportunity for the developing athlete to compete in friendly competition while sharing cultural values from northern regions around the world.
Held every March or April since 1955, Yellowknife’s Caribou Carnival has become a tradition that defines life in Canada’s Far North, and like life up here, the event has changed with the times.
Each year, thousands of Canadian children between the ages of three and 17 are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is dedicated to granting an exceptional wish to every child.
CFS-NWT is a non-profit organization administered by the Smart Communities Society, registered by the Government of the Northwest Territories under theSocieties Act. CFS-NWT provides over 600 computers each year to schools, libraries, community access sites, and non-profit organizations in the north.
Dreams Take Flight is a national volunteer charitable organization dedicated to providing the trip of a lifetime to physically, mentally or socially challenged children.
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been committed to wetland conservation for more than 70 years. Despite this, wetland loss continues across Canada.
The Northwestel Festival of Trees is a weekend of great events in support of the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation.
Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national, non-profit organization working for a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.
Hope Air helps Canadians get to the medical treatment they require when they cannot afford the flight costs.
The French Federation of the NWT is the voice of French-speaking communities of the Northwest Territories.
The Nattiq Frolics is a celebration of old traditions and welcoming spring back, held in April.
Northern Frontier Visitors Association is your source for travel information on Yellowknife and the Tli Cho communities north of Great Slave Lake.
The NWT Chamber of Commerce is the North’s only pan-territorial voice for business, boasting representation from every region of the Northwest Territories.
The NWT Curling Association is guided by the mission statement “To promote and enhance curling in all regions of the Northwest Territories”
The Foster Family Coalition of the Northwest Territories is an organization that exists to address and meet the needs of the foster families across the NWT.
The NWT Literacy Council works with individuals and groups to promote and support literacy and essential skills in all the official languages of the NWT.
The NWTMA advocates on behalf of both its members and the public for access to quality health care, and provides leadership and guidance to its members.
The NWT Soccer Association is a 100% volunteer-run organization and is the governing body for all soccer activities in the NWT.
The NWT SPCA’s mission is to improve the lives of domestic animals in the NWT through education and advocacy.
NWT Squash’s mission is to develop and expand the participation of athletes of all ages in the game of Squash.
The Northwest Territories Teachers’ Association is the professional voice of educators as they provide quality education to Northwest Territories students.
The NWT Tourism Association promotes travel and tourism in the Northwest Territories.
D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
The Mission of The Royal Canadian Legion is to serve veterans and their dependents, promote Remembrance and act in the service of Canada and its communities.
Scouts Canada offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.
Skills Canada NWT is a charitable organization that promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies to northern youth. With the help of our government and industry partners, we are working to build the future workforce of the north.
The Smart Communities Society is a combined effort between the private sector and various levels of government to provide innovative communications technology projects for the public benefit in a web-based environment.
For more than four decades, Special Olympics has been bringing one message to the world: people with intellectual disabilities can and will succeed if given the opportunity.
Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation received its charitable status as a public foundation in April 1997 and has played a major role in donating healthcare equipment/services and programs to the Stanton Territorial Hospital.
Yellowknife Basketball Association
The mission of the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership to the business community and significantly improve the economic development of Yellowknife and its people, through the provision of services and support to members: planning, coordination and relations with government, national and territorial organizations and the public.
The Elks of Canada is a National, fraternal and charitable organization whose mission is to Promote and support community needs through volunteer efforts of local Lodges.
The Yellowknife Geoscience Forum provides an intimate setting for the exchange of information on Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Mining Activities, and Government and Academia Geoscience Research in Canada’s north.
Lions club helps where help is needed – in its own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy. Its 45,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make it the world’s largest service club organization.
Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide.
The Annual Snowking Winter Festival in Yellowknife, NWT
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