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Sport North, in partnership with the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, are now accepting applications for Cultural Performing Delegates for Team NT. They are seeking six cultural delegates and one manager who are interested in participating at the Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games being held January 29 – February 4, 2023. Performers must be born between 2001-2007, and can represent different disciplines (i.e., music, theatre, storytelling, drumming, dance, etc.). Call (877) 445-2787 ext. 3 or email for more

Northwestel is proud to support a thriving and diverse northern arts community. Every year, we look forward to collaborating with northern artists on various initiatives, one of which is the Northwestel Directory Cover Art Contest! We are accepting submissions until October 12, 2022 at 9am PT for the following telephone directory covers; Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon/Northern BC.



Entrants must be current residents of Northwestel’s operating area (Nunavut, NWT, northern BC and Yukon). Artists whose work has appeared on a Northwestel more