Yukon Nuggets

  • Northwestel Operating Area, 1986.

1986 Historical Photos

The Board of Directors of NorthwesTel

On July 10, 1986 the Board of Directors of NorthwesTel left Whitehorse on a chartered Northwest Territorial Air plane, enroute to Old Crow, Yukon. This was a familiarization tour to meet village councillors and people in several communities served with telephone services. The map to the right shows the route taken in the 8 day trip. Places visited: Old Crow, Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk, flew over the weathered in Paulatuk, Coppermine, Gjoa Haven, Cambridge Bay, Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Simpson, Fort Liard, Fort Nelson, Klappen Coal Prospect, Dease Lake and back to Whitehorse.