NWT Indigenous broadcasters get $1.9 million funding boost

YELLOWKNIFE — The Canadian government announced Tuesday more than $1.9 million in funding is being provided over two years to three Indigenous organizations in the Northwest Territories to support the production and broadcasting of culturally relevant radio and television programming in the North. Under the Northern Aboriginal Broadcasting component of the Ministry of Canadian Heritage’s Indigenous Languages and Cultures Program, the funding is being directed to the Inuvialuit Communications Society, Native Communications Society of the N.W.T. and Norman Wells Land Corporation. The Inuvialuit Communications Society (ICS) is receiving $380,820 to support its 2021-2023 broadcast production season, while the Native Communications...

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