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Chu Níikwän, Northwestel partner on new office building


WHITEHORSE – Chu Níikwän LP, the business arm of Kwanlin Dün First Nation, and Northwestel announced today they are partnering to build a Yukon headquarters for the telecommunications company. “The headquarters will be located on Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) settlement land on Quartz Road in Whitehorse, with the architecture inspired by Kwanlin Dün artistic and cultural traditions,” a press release says. Chu Níikwän will build and own the new three-storey building while Northwestel will lease the top two floors for at least twenty years. “The ground floor will be developed on spec in anticipation of a growing need for...