Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jul, 28 2011

Health and Social Services Introduces YouTube Channel

The Department of Health and Social Services (HSS) is broadcasting its messages to Northwest Territories (NWT) Residents on its new YouTube Channel.

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Jul, 28 2011

Yellowknife Health and Social Services – Same Day Services

The Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority (YHSSA) has initiated “Same Day Services” at the Yellowknife Primary Care Centre and Frame Lake Community Health Clinic in response to suggestions from clients and staff in an operational review conducted in April.   

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Jul, 25 2011

Raising the Profile of Northern Issues at PNWER Annual Summit

The Northwest Territories delegation has returned from the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit in Portland, During the summit, NWT representatives had the opportunity to raise the profile of critical northern issues such as energy and mining.

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Jul, 22 2011

GNWT Funding Program Supports Tourism Growth in the Sahtu

The Norman Wells float base is celebrating its Grand Opening after numerous infrastructure improvements have been made including: the replacement of docks, addition of a Hospitality and Interpretive Centre, and development of grounds for a Sahtu Aviation Museum. The improvements were made possible through $600,000 in funding support over four years through the GNWT Tourism […]

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Jul, 20 2011

Historic Signing at Dene Assembly

Aboriginal leaders in the NWT are providing unprecedented support for the Education Partnership Declaration (EDP), a GNWT initiative spearheaded by Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty. The EPD marks the first time Aboriginal leaders have united in such a strong show of support for education.

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Jul, 19 2011

Council of the Federation Literacy Award Winner Announced

Sylvia Clement of Tulita has been awarded this year’s Council of the Federation (CoF) Literacy Award for the Northwest Territories.

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Jul, 19 2011

GNWT Provides More Support to the NWT Film Industry

The NWT film industry has become one of the territory’s most promising sectors and is in a great position to grow, thanks to recent changes by the Government of the Northwest Territories.

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Jul, 14 2011

Aboriginal Languages Institute Returns to NWT

Monday marked the start of the second annual NWT Aboriginal Languages Summer Institute. A partnership between the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) and the University of Victoria Certificate Program in Aboriginal Language Revitalization, the two-week Institute runs from July 11th to the 23rd, 2011 and brings together 19 participants from across the NWT.

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Jul, 13 2011

Premier meets with Youth to Discuss Future

Youth attending the Forging the Future – Potential Leaders Conference in Yellowknife have identified two important concerns they want to see addressed by future leaders of the Northwest Territories:  consultations for regional treatment centers and the addition of school counsellors in every school in the NWT.

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Jul, 13 2011

GNWT Responds to Independent Leishman Review

An Independent External Quality Assurance Investigation, conducted by Dr. Douglas C. Perry with findings submitted directly to the Stanton Territorial Health Authority, endorses the professional response of Stanton employees and recommends:

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