Economic Development

Economic Development Officers are experienced, knowledgeable, and networked to business development contacts in other organizations, financial institutions, and government departments and agencies. These business development specialists are ready to offer programs, support, advice, and assistance in the following areas: 

  • New business development and existing business expansion;
  • Access to field specialists, such as regional tourism officers, petroleum officers, and business development officers;
  • Mentoring, funding and business network development;
  • Business training, awareness and counseling;
  • Sourcing information and market data; and
  • Development of opportunities in a wide range of economic sectors.

Learn more on ITI GNWT website.

For more information contact:

Behchokǫ̀ Business Economic Development Officer - Diane Lafferty

Tel: 867.392.6119
Fax: 867.392.6339
Location: 1st Floor Nishikhon Bldg. 
Mailing address: Attention Diane Lafferty, GNWT, PO Box 70, Behchokǫ̀, NT, X0E 0Y0

Gamètì Economic Development Officer - Belinda Blackduck

Tel: 867.997.3074 ext 1504
Fax: 867.997.3097
Mailing address: Attention EDO, Tłı̨chǫ Government, PO Box 104, Gamètì, NT, X0E 1R0

Wekweetì Economic Development Officer - Carol Arrowmaker

Tel: 867.713.2511 ext. 1604
Fax: 867.713.2064
Mailing address: Attention EDO, Tłı̨chǫ Government, PO Box 34, Wekweetì , NT, X0E 1W0

Whatì Economic Development Officer - Susan Nitsiza

Tel: 867.573.3012 ext. 1404
Fax: 867.573.3222
Mailing address: Attention EDO, Tłı̨chǫ Government, PO Box 92,  Whatì, NT, X0E 1P0