Monthly Archives: May 2011

May, 26 2011

New Devolution Chief Negotiator Appointed

Martin Goldney has been appointed as Chief Negotiator for the Government of the Northwest Territories on the Devolution of Lands and Resources.

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May, 25 2011

ECE hosts Labour Force Development Symposium

The GNWT’s Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) is hosting a Labour Force Development Symposium this Wednesday and Thursday, where it will launch the Northwest Territories Labour Force Development Framework – People, Partnerships, Possibilities.

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May, 20 2011

Release of CD-ROM Dene Kede: Trails to Becoming

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment, District Education Councils and Regional Aboriginal Governments will launch Dene Kede: Trails to Becoming CD-ROM on Tuesday evening, May 24, 2011. The disc is a teacher orientation tool for Northwest Territories’ (NWT) educators on the Dene Kede curricula and rolls out to all NWT schools in the fall.

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May, 19 2011

Release of the Northwest Territories Energy Report

The Northwest Territories (NWT) Energy Report was released today by the Ministerial Energy Coordinating Committee (MECC). Highlights of the report include: opportunities to develop alternative energy sources, reducing the high cost of energy in the territory and an overview of GNWT energy projects and programs.

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May, 18 2011

Premier’s Awards Honour Dedicated GNWT Employees and Their Partners

Premier Floyd K. Roland honoured 56 recipients and several organizations with Premier’s Awards for Excellence and Collaboration today. The recipients include GNWT employees, teams and their collaborative partners. A ceremony was held this morning at the Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly.

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May, 17 2011

Minister Lafferty Tables Aboriginal Student Achievement Status Report

The Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA) Status Report was tabled yesterday by Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Jackson Lafferty.

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May, 17 2011

NWT Educators Honoured at Hall of Fame Ceremony

Seven Northwest Territories residents were honoured this morning as inductees into the Education Hall of Fame. The second annual induction Ceremony was held in the Legislative Assembly’s Great Hall, as a way of recognizing the important and lasting contributions of those dedicated to education in the North.

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May, 16 2011

Appointment of Chief Public Health Officer

Dr. Lorne Clearsky will assume responsibility as Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) for the Northwest Territories. He was appointed by Health and Social Services Minister Michael Miltenberger today.

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May, 12 2011

Call for Applications 2011 – 2012 Youth Ambassador Program

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is accepting applications for the 2011- 2012 NWT Youth Ambassador Program. The program provides opportunities to build leadership skills through participation at special events and volunteer assignments throughout the year.

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May, 11 2011

Midwifery Services in Yellowknife

Midwifery services will be temporarily suspended in Yellowknife effective May 6, 2011. The Department of Health and Social Services is conducting a program review and expansion analysis to develop options for a Territorial Midwife Program.

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