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Northwest Territories drums get louder

There was no denying where most of the noise was coming from at the 2018 AME Roundup in Vancouver. Northwest Territories industry minister Wally Schumann didn’t make any apologies about the NWT’s efforts to gain attention. “The squeaky wheel gets the grease,” he said during an interview with Mining Journal.

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NWT minister Wally Schumann addresses a big crowd in Tuktoyaktuk at the official opening of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway in November last year

Schumann wasn't talking about the group of drummers from the NWT's Tlicho region who made the trip to this year's big exhibition.

He was referring to the increased efforts by leaders fro...