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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO) is a territory of Canada. [1]

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Aboriginal peoples in Canada

Aboriginal peoples in Canada, or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC or ACoC) is the Province of the Anglican Communion in Canada.

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Arctic

The Arctic (f) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of the Earth.

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Athabaskan languages

Athabaskan or Athabascan (also Dene, Athapascan, Athapaskan) is a large family of indigenous languages of North America, located in western North America in three groups of contiguous languages: Northern, Pacific Coast and Southern (or Apachean).

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Baffin Island

Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin, Old Norse: Helluland), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.

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Banks Island

Banks Island is one of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Behchoko

Behchokǫ̀ (or (from the Tłı̨chǫ meaning "Behcho's place"), officially the Tłı̨chǫ Community Government of Behchokǫ̀, is a community in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Behchokǫ̀ is located on the Yellowknife Highway (Great Slave Highway), on the northwest tip of Great Slave Lake, approximately northwest of Yellowknife.

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BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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Bibliography of Canada

This is a bibliography of works on Canada.

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Blood diamond

Blood diamonds (also called conflict diamonds, converted diamonds, hot diamonds, or war diamonds) is a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to finance an insurgency, an invading army's war efforts, or a warlord's activity.

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Bloody Falls massacre

The Massacre at Bloody Falls was an incident that took place during Samuel Hearne's exploration of the Coppermine River on the 17 July 1771.

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Bob McLeod (politician)

Robert R. "Bob" McLeod (born c. 1952) is a Canadian politician.

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Boothia Peninsula

Boothia Peninsula (formerly Boothia Felix) is a large peninsula in Nunavut's northern Canadian Arctic, south of Somerset Island.

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Borden Island

Borden Island is an uninhabited, low-lying island in the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada.

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British Arctic Territories

British Arctic territories were territories claimed by Britain in North America, consisting of the islands of what is now known as the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (excepting islands in Hudson Bay, which were part of Rupert's Land).

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British Columbia

British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.

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Camlaren Mine

The Camlaren Mine was a small gold Mine 80 kilometres north-east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada at Gordon Lake.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadian Arctic Archipelago

The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Arctic Archipelago, is a Canadian archipelago north of the Canadian mainland in the Arctic.

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Canadian Confederation

Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed on July 1, 1867.

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Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD) is the currency of Canada.

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Canadian English

Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) is the variety of English spoken in Canada.

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Canadian French

Canadian French (français canadien) is the various varieties of French spoken in Canada.

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Canadian Senate divisions

Canadian Senate divisions refers to two aspects of the Canadian Senate.

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Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens) are the people who are identified with the country of Canada.

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Canadians of German ethnicity

German Canadians (Deutsch-Kanadier or Deutschkanadier) are Canadian citizens of ethnic German ancestry.

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Cantung Mine

Cantung Mine is a tungsten producer in the Nahanni area of the Northwest Territories, Canada, located northeast of Watson Lake in the Flat River Valley of the Selwyn Range close to the Yukon border.

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Carrothers Commission

The Carrothers Commission, formally The Advisory Commission on the Development of Government in the Northwest Territories, was a commission set up by the government of Canada to study the future of government of the Northwest Territories.

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Chipewyan language

Chipewyan, ethnonym Dënesųłiné, is the language spoken by the Chipewyan people of northwestern Canada.

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Colomac Mine

The Colomac Mine was a privately owned and operated open pit gold mine located 220 km northwest of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories in Canada.

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Commissioners of the Northwest Territories

The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories is the Canadian federal government’s representative in Northwest Territories (NWT) and the territory's Chief Executive Officer.

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Con Mine

The Con Mine (1938-2003) was the first gold mine developed in the Northwest Territories, just south of Yellowknife.

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Consensus government in Canada

Consensus government is a form of consensus democracy government in Canada in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, as well as Nunatsiavut, an autonomous area in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Coordinated Universal Time

Coordinated Universal Time (temps universel coordonné), abbreviated as UTC, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time.

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Cree language

Cree (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is an Algonquian language spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories and Alberta to Labrador, making it the aboriginal language with the highest number of speakers in Canada.

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Deline

The Charter Community of Délįne (pronounced "day-li-neh") is located in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada on the western shore of Great Bear Lake and is northwest of Yellowknife.

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Dene

The Dene people (Dené) are an aboriginal group of First Nations who live in the northern boreal and Arctic regions of Canada.

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Dennis Bevington

Dennis Fraser Bevington (born March 27, 1953) is a politician from the Northwest Territories, and is the member of Parliament for the riding of Northwest Territories.

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Diavik Diamond Mine

The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about north of Yellowknife.

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Discovery Mine

The Discovery Mine was a gold mine 81 kilometers northeast (approx bearing of 15 degrees) of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories that operated between 1950 and 1969.

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District of Alberta

The District of Alberta was one of four districts of the Northwest Territories created in 1882.

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District of Athabasca

The District of Athabasca was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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District of Franklin

The District of Franklin was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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District of Keewatin

The District of Keewatin was a territory of Canada and later an administrative district of the Northwest Territories.

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District of Mackenzie

The District of Mackenzie was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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District of Saskatchewan

The District of Saskatchewan was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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District of Ungava

The District of Ungava was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories from 1895 to 1920, although it effectively ceased operation in 1912.

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Districts of the Northwest Territories

The vastness of Canada's Northwest Territories (spelled 'North-West Territories' from 1870 to 1905) meant that for much of its history it was divided into several districts for ease of administration.

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Dogrib language

The Dogrib language, or Tlinchon, is a Northern Athabaskan language spoken by the Tłı̨chǫ (Digrib poeople) of the Canadian Northwest Territories.

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Dryas octopetala

Dryas octopetala (common names include mountain avens, eightpetal mountain-avens, white dryas, and white dryad) is an Arctic–alpine flowering plant in the family Rosaceae.

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Echo Bay Mines

Echo Bay Mines Limited is a Canadian company which was organized in 1964 by Northwest Explorers Limited to develop a silver deposit at Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada, which had been staked in 1930 by The Canadian Mining and Smelting Company.

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Ekati Diamond Mine

The Ekati Diamond Mine ("Ekati") is Canada's first surface and underground diamond mine.

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Eldorado Mine (Northwest Territories)

Eldorado Mine is located at Port Radium, Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Electoral district (Canada)

An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based.

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English Canadian

An English Canadian or Anglo-Canadian refers to either a Canadian of English ethnic origin and heritage, or to an English-speaking, or Anglophone, Canadian of any ethnic origin; it is used primarily in contrast with French Canadian.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Ethnic group

An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience.

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First Nations

The First Nations (Premières Nations) are the various Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis.

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Fort Simpson

Fort Simpson (Slavey language: Liidli Kue "place where rivers come together") is a village, the only one in the entire territory, in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Fort Smith, Northwest Territories

Fort Smith (Chipewyan language: Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.

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Four corners (Canada)

The four corners of Canadian political subdivisions hypothetically meet at a point near 60°N 102°W.

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French Canadian

French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are a major North American ethnic group of Canadian citizens who trace their French ancestry from the descendants of colonists from France who arrived in New France (Canada) in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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George Tuccaro

George Tuccaro (born May 12, 1950) is the current Commissioner of the Northwest Territories.

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Giant Mine

The Giant Mine was a large gold mine located on the Ingraham Trail just outside of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Great Bear Lake

The Great Bear Lake (Slavey: Sahtú, French: Grand lac de l'Ours) is the largest lake entirely in Canada (Lake Superior and Lake Huron straddling the Canada-US border are larger), the fourth largest in North America, and the eighth largest in the world.

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Great Lakes

The Great Lakes (also called the Laurentian Great Lakes, or the Great Lakes of North America) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.

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Great Slave Lake

The Great Slave Lake (Grand lac des Esclaves) is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (after Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at, and the tenth-largest lake in the world.

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Gwich’in language

The Gwich’in language is the Athabaskan language of the Gwich’in indigenous people.

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Gyrfalcon

The gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), also spelled gerfalcon, is the largest of the falcon species. The gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia. It is mainly a resident there also, but some gyrfalcons disperse more widely after the breeding season, or in winter. Individual vagrancy can take birds for long distances. The gyrfalcon is dispersed throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere, with populations in Northern America, Greenland, and Northern Europe. Its plumage varies with location, with birds being coloured from all-white to dark brown. For centuries, gyrfalcon has been a precious hunting bird, highly valued among the Vikings. It is the national symbol of Iceland. The bird's common name comes from French gerfaucon; in medieval Latin it is gyrofalco. The first part of the word may come from Old High German gîr (cf.

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Hay River (Canada)

The Hay River (in South Slavey: Kátå’odehche) is a large river in northern Alberta and southern Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Hay River Reserve

Hay River Reserve (also known as K'atlodeeche/Katl'odeeche First Nation or Hay River Dene 1) is one of only two Indian reserves in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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Hay River, Northwest Territories

Hay River (Xátł’odehchee //), known as "the Hub of the North," is a town in the Northwest Territories, Canada, located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, at the mouth of the Hay River.

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House of Commons of Canada

The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.

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Hudson Bay

Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, baie d'Hudson), sometimes (usually historically) called Hudson's Bay, is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada, with a surface area of.

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Hudson's Bay Company

The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group.

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Hyphen

The hyphen is a punctuation mark used to join words and to separate syllables of a single word.

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Ice cap

An ice cap is an ice mass that covers less than 50,000 km² of land area (usually covering a highland area).

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Index of Canada-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of topics related to Canada.

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Indian reserve

In Canada, an Indian reserve is specified by the Indian Act as a "tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a band." Indian reserves are the areas set aside for First Nation band governments after contact with the Canadian state ("the Crown"), and are not to be confused with land claims areas, which involves all of that First Nations' traditional lands: a much larger territory than any reserve.

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Inuinnaqtun

Inuinnaqtun (natively meaning like the real human beings/peoples), is an indigenous Inuit language of Canada and a dialect of Inuvialuktun.

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Inuit

Inuit (pronounced or; Inuktitut: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the people") are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska.

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Inuktitut

Inuktitut (Inuktitut, syllabics ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ; from inuk person + -titut like, in the manner of), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut or Eastern Canadian Inuit, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada.

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Inuvialuit

The Inuvialuit (ɪnˈuviˌaluət) (sing. Inuvialuk; the real people) or Western Canadian Inuit are Inuit people who live in the western Canadian Arctic region.

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Inuvialuktun

Inuvialuktun, also known as Western Canadian Inuit, Western Canadian Inuktitut, and Western Canadian Inuktun, comprises several Inuit language varieties spoken in the northern Northwest Territories and Nunavut by those Canadian Inuit who call themselves Inuvialuit.

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Inuvik

Inuvik (place of man) is a town in the Northwest Territories of Canada and is the administrative centre for the Inuvik Region.

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Irish Canadian

Irish Canadians (Gael-Cheanadaigh) are Canadian citizens of Irish descent, which include descendants who trace their ancestry to immigrants who originated in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Joseph Royal

Joseph Royal (7 May 1837 – 23 August 1902) was a Canadian journalist, lawyer, politician, businessman, and Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories.

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Kakisa

Kakisa (Slavey language: K’agee; between the willows) is a "Designated Authority" in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Keewatin Region, Northwest Territories

The Keewatin Region was a region of the Northwest Territories, in use as an administrative and statistical division until the creation of Nunavut in 1999.

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Klondike Gold Rush

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899.

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Labrador

Labrador is the distinct northerly region of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Larix laricina

Larix laricina, commonly known as the tamarack, hackmatack eastern larch, black larch, red larch, or American larch, is a species of larch native to Canada, from eastern Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories east to Newfoundland, and also south into the northeastern United States from Minnesota to Cranesville Swamp, Maryland; there is also an isolated population in central Alaska.

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Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories or Legislative Council of the Northwest Territories, Canada, is located in Yellowknife.

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Lieutenant governor (Canada)

In Canada, a lieutenant governor (French: lieutenant-gouverneur, or: lieutenant-gouverneure) is the viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the, who resides predominantly in oldest realm, the United Kingdom.

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List of airports in the Northwest Territories

This is a complete list of airports, water aerodromes and heliports in the Northwest Territories Canadian.

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List of lieutenant governors of the Northwest Territories

This is a list of historical lieutenant-governors of North-West Territories, Canada.

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List of National Parks of Canada

This is a list of National Parks of Canada.

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List of Northwest Territories deputy commissioners

This is a List of Deputy Commissioners of the Northwest Territories, Canada that have served since the position was created in 1921.

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List of Northwest Territories general elections

This is a list of territorial elections in Northwest Territories, Canada since 1870.

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List of Northwest Territories highways

The following is a list of territorial highways in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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List of Northwest Territories Legislative Assemblies

This is a list of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assemblies dates and legislative sessions from 1870 - present.

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List of Northwest Territories plebiscites

This is a list of territory wide plebiscites that have occurred in the Northwest Territories.

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List of premiers of the Northwest Territories

The Premier of the Northwest Territories is a title given to the head of government in the Northwest Territories of Canada when the territory is using an elected system of responsible government.

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List of X postal codes of Canada

This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is X. Postal codes beginning with X are located within either the Canadian territory of Nunavut or the Northwest Territories.

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Mackenzie River

The Mackenzie River (Slavey language: Deh-Cho, big river or Inuvialuktun: Kuukpak, great river) is the largest and longest river system in Canada, and is exceeded only by the Mississippi River system in North America.

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Manitoba

Manitoba is a province located at the longitudinal centre of Canada.

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Margaret Thom

Margaret Thom was the Deputy Commissioner of the Northwest Territories Canada from June 2, 2005 until October 2011.

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Métis people (Canada)

The Métis people are Indigenous North Americans of mixed race.

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Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

Melville Island is a vast, uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with an area of.

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Melville Peninsula

Melville Peninsula is a large peninsula in the Canadian Arctic north of Hudson Bay.

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Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development (Ministre des Affaires autochtones et du développement du Nord canadien) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet responsible for overseeing the corresponding federal government department (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada) and administering the Indian Act and other legislation dealing with "Indians and lands reserved for the Indians" under subsection 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867.

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Monarchy of Canada

The monarchy of Canada is the core of both Canada's federalism and its Westminster-style parliamentary democracy, being the foundation of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal and each provincial government.

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Mount Nirvana

Mount Nirvana, at is the unofficial name of the highest mountain in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Municipal government in Canada

In Canada, municipal government is a type of local council authority that provides local services, facilities, safety and infrastructure for communities.

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Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, approximately west of Yellowknife, protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region.

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National Parks of Canada

National Parks of Canada are protected natural spaces throughout the country that represent distinct geographical regions of the nation.

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New Democratic Party

The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique, NPD) is a major social-democratic federal political party in Canada.

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Newfoundland (island)

Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve, Taqamkuk) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Nord-du-Québec

Nord-du-Québec (Northern Quebec) is the largest of the seventeen administrative regions of Quebec, Canada.

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North Pole

The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole, Celestial North Pole, or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.

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North-Western Territory

The North-Western Territory was a region of British North America until 1870.

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Northern Alberta

Northern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Northern Canada

Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics.

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Northwest Territories (electoral district)

Northwest Territories (Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada.

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Northwest Territories general election, 2003

The Northwest Territories general election, 2003 was the 20th general election in the Canadian territory's history, conducted on November 24, 2003, to elect the 19 members of the Legislative Assembly.

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Northwest Territories general election, 2011

The 2011 Northwest Territories general election, the 22nd in its history, took place on October 3, 2011.

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Nunavut

Nunavut (from Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the largest, northernmost, newest, and least populous territory of Canada.

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Nunavut Land Claims Agreement

The Nunavut Land Claim Agreement was signed on May 25, 1993, in Iqaluit by representatives of the Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut (now Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated), the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories.

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Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.

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Opinion poll

An opinion poll, sometimes simply referred to as a poll, is a survey of public opinion from a particular sample.

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Outline of Canada

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Canada: Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories.

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Parliament of Canada

The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada) is the federal legislative branch of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in the national capital, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Pine Point Mine

The Pine Point Mine is located west of Fort Resolution, and east of Hay River, on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories.

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Polar climate

Regions with a polar climate are characterized by a lack of warm summers.

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Politics of the Northwest Territories

The Politics of Northwest Territories involves not only the governance of the Northwest Territories but also the social, economic and political issues specific to the territory.

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Port Radium

Port Radium is a mining area on the eastern shore of Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Premier (Canada)

In Canada, a premier is the head of government of a province or territory.

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Premier of the Northwest Territories

The Premier of the Northwest Territories is the first minister for the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Prince Patrick Island

A member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Prince Patrick Island is the westernmost of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Provinces and territories of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second-largest country by area.

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Ptarmigan and Tom Mine

The Ptarmigan and Tom Mine were gold producers located in the Northwest Territories, Canada at Yellowknife.

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Quebec

Quebec (or; Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Radium

Radium is a chemical element with symbol Ra and atomic number 88.

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Rayrock Mine

The Rayrock Mine was a uranium producing venture in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina (Assiniboine: huhúžubina; Cree: oskana kā-asastēki) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Rio Tinto Group

Rio Tinto Group is a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London, United Kingdom, and a management office in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rupert's Land

Rupert's Land, or Prince Rupert's Land, was a territory in British North America, consisting the Hudson Bay drainage basin, which was nominally owned by the Hudson's Bay Company for 200 years from 1670 to 1870, although numerous aboriginal groups lived in the same territory and disputed the sovereignty of the area.

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Sachs Harbour

Sachs Harbour is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Saint Lawrence River

The Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent; Tuscarora: Kahnawáʼkye; Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river in the middle latitudes of North America.

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Salmita Mine

The Salmita Mine was a gold producer in the Northwest Territories, Canada during 1983 to 1987.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of and a land area of, the remainder being water area (covered by lakes/ponds, reservoirs and rivers).

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Scottish Canadian

Scottish Canadians are people of Scottish descent or heritage living in Canada.

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Scouting and Guiding in the Northwest Territories

Scouting in the Northwest Territories did not develop until 1970, due to the sparse population of the Northwest Territories.

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Slavey language

Slavey (also Slave, Slavé) is an Athabaskan language spoken among the Slavey First Nations of Canada in the Northwest Territories where it also has official status.

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Snap Lake Diamond Mine

Snap Lake Mine is a remote fly-in/fly-out operation located about northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and, according to De Beers, was De Beers first mine outside of Africa.

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Southern Alberta

Southern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

The Speaker is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories The speakership has changed many times from 1876 to 1888 the presiding officer of the assembly was the Lieutenant-Governor of the Northwest Territories, however Members of the Legislative Assembly would also elect one of their own to act as Chairman.

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Speech from the throne

A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to the members of parliament when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda for the session.

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Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), which was formed in 1971, is the Canadian federal government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.

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Stephen Kakfwi

Stephen Kakfwi (born November 7, 1950 in Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories) is a Canadian politician and the ninth Premier of the Northwest Territories.

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Stickeen Territories

The Stickeen Territories, also colloquially rendered as Stickeen Territory, Stikine Territory, and Stikeen Territory, was a territory of British North America whose brief existence began July 19, 1862, and concluded July of the following year.

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Subarctic climate

The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.

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Suffrage

Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).

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Symbols of the Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories is one of Canada's territories, and has established several territorial symbols.

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Tagalog language

Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.

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Taiga

Taiga (p; from Turkic) also known as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches.

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Tłı̨chǫ

The Tłı̨chǫ people, sometimes spelled Tlicho and also known as the Dogrib, are a Dene First Nations people of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group living in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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The Maritimes

The Maritime provinces, also called the Maritimes or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

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Thompson-Lundmark Mine

The Thompson-Lundmark Mine was a gold producer in the periods 1941–1943 and 1947–1949, near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

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Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, a lightning storm, or a thundershower, is a type of storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere known as thunder.

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Tlicho Government

The Tlicho Government, Tłı̨chǫ Government, Tli Cho, is a First Nations organization representing the Tłı̨chǫ Nation of the Northwest Territories, Canada that was created in 2005 when the Tłı̨chǫ Nation ratified the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement with the Government of Canada.

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Tornado

A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.

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Tree line

The tree line is the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing.

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Tundra

In physical geography, tundra is type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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Tundra Mine

The Tundra Mine was a gold producer in the Northwest Territories, Canada between 1964 and 1968, producing 104,476 troy ounces (3250 kg) of gold from 187,714 tons of ore.

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Tungsten

Tungsten, also known as wolfram, is a chemical element with symbol W and atomic number 74.

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Ukrainian Canadian

A Ukrainian Canadian (Український канадець, Україноканадець; translit. Ukrayins'kyi kanadets, Ukrayinokanadets) refers to a Canadian of Ukrainian descent who is an immigrant to or a descendant born in Canada.

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United Church of Canada

The United Church of Canada (Église unie du Canada) is the largest Protestant Christian denomination in Canada, and the second largest Canadian Christian denomination after the Roman Catholic Church.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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University of Ottawa Press

The University of Ottawa Press (Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa) is a bilingual university press located in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Uranium

Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.

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Victoria Island (Canada)

Victoria Island (or Kitlineq) is an island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Vietnamese language

Vietnamese (tiếng Việt) is an Austroasiatic language that originated in the north of Vietnam and is the national and official language of the country.

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Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba, Canada.

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World Heritage Site

A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.

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Yellowknife

Yellowknife (2011 population: 19,234) is the capital city and largest community of the Northwest Territories (NT or NWT), Canada.

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Yukon

Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the westernmost and smallest of Canada's three federal territories.

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Yukon—Mackenzie River

Yukon—Mackenzie River was a federal electoral district in Canada that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1953.

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Zinc

Zinc, in commerce also spelter, is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

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120th meridian west

The meridian 120° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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17th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly

The 17th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly was established by the results of the 2011 Northwest Territories general election on October 3, 2011.

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60th parallel north

The 60th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 60 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Territories

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