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

2015 05 25
Request for Federal Consultation Opportunities 

Alternatives North has written to MP Michael McLeod requesting that NWT residents be given opportunities to participate in public meetings and consultations on an array of major policy issues being pursued by the federal government.  Read the letter to the MP.   
2016 05 11
Budget Consultation Submission

Alternatives North hosted a  People’s Budget Consultation Meeting to gather input on spending priorities for the next territorial budgets.  Input received at the meeting has been compiled in a summary of comments and submitted to the GNWT's current budget consultation.  See a copy of the submission.

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.  

“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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