Introduction to Northwest Territories
Situated between the Yukon and Nunavut, the Northwest Territories (NWT) is the name given to one single expansive territory. NWT boasts acres upon acres of untouched forests and a population of just over 40,000 residents. The territory’s economy exploits its vast geological resources, including gold, diamonds, natural gas, and petroleum. The capital city, Yellowknife, located on the shores of Great Slave Lake, is both a major industrial hub for workers in the region and a scenic town with abundant recreational opportunities

Population – Approximately 41,000                                                                                                        Capital – Yellowknife                                                                                                                        Temperature – (Daily Maximums) January: -36 ; July 21                                                              Destinations – Yellowknife, Fort Smith

Select Schools

The Northwest Territory has one post-secondary school, Aurora College

Why Choose This Territory

The NWT Nominee Program (immigration) “Critical Impact Worker” Stream
The Critical Impact Worker Stream is open to individuals who have worked in the same position for six months on a valid work permit and have a job offer at the C or D level in the fields of hospitality or service.


The NWT Nominee Program (immigration) “Skilled Worker Stream”
The Critical Impact Worker Stream is open to individuals who have a job offer at the NOC O, A, or B level.

Schools in Northwest Territories, Canada

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