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Practical information about living in the Northwest Territories.

Housing and food cost questions for living in the Northwest Territories are answered here.





How do we collect and aggregate information about visitors to the Come Make Your Mark website?

We collect information about the way job seekers and visitors use this website in order to improve our services. We do not use information gained in this manner in a way that any individual can be identified, and will use it to understand our users better, and to determine aggregate trends for all the website’s users. We may also undertake marketing profiling to help us identify services or jobs that may be of interest to you.


A cookie is a small data file that is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server’s site.

We obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored in the hard drive of your computer. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

They enable us to:

  • Recognize you when you return to our site
  • Track web traffic on an aggregate basis (i.e. no individuals are identified)
  • Track campaigns
  • Keep session information such as your last search performed on the site

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will likely restrict your use of our website.

Links to other websites

Please note that clicking on links and banner advertisements may result in your transfer to another website, where data privacy practices may be different to this privacy policy. It is your responsibility to check other website privacy policies to ensure that you are informed about how your personal information may be used in accordance with those third parties’ privacy policies. We accept no responsibility for and have no control over third party websites, links, advertisements or information that is submitted or collected by third parties.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use your personal data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this privacy policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email (provided you have submitted your email address), and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or our implementation, please contact us at to discuss your needs or concerns.


The GNWT shall not be held responsible for the accuracy of any information posted within this website, nor its currency, nor any communications that are facilitated by the website.