The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately .... This immense region comprised all of today's Canada except that which was encompassed ... In 1906, the Parliament of Canada renamed the " North-West Territories" as the Northwest Territories, dropping all hyphenated forms of it.


Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics. Politically, the term refers to three territories of Canada: Yukon, Northwest ... This region was heavily involved in the North American fur trade during its peak importance, and is home to many Métis ...


The Northwest Territories is a territory in Northern Canada, specifically in Northwestern Canada ... It stretches across the top of the North American continent, reaching into the Arctic Circle. The region consists of the following: many islands, such as Victoria Island, the Mackenzie River, and Great Bear and Great Slave lakes.


Diamond Capital Region Northwest Territories Order FREE Travel ... Share the exuberant spirit of Yellowknife, Diamond Capital of North America. The capital of  ...


The North of Canada consists of three territories: Yukon, the Northwest territories ... members of other native First Nations; see Indigenous cultures of North America. ... on Earth and even the vast majority of Canadians will never visit the region.


Feb 7, 2019 ... Northwest Territories, region of northern and northwestern Canada ... extremities of the country, across the roof of the North American continent.


ORIGIN OF NAME: The name "the North-Western Territories," initially ... The Mackenzie is part of the second-longest river system in North America. .... into the region prompted the Canadian government to create a separate territory, the Yukon ...


May 18, 2011 ... The NWT includes three main regions: the Arctic Archipelago to the north, the .... Alexander MacKenzie of the North West Company pushed north from ... part, a journey finally completed by the American R.E. Peary in 1909.


Dec 19, 2014 ... ​The Northwest Territories (NWT) entered Confederation in 1870 after ... People first occupied the Arctic region of North America around 6,000 ...