Monthly Archives: August 2011

Aug, 30 2011

PhD Student Awarded with Prestigious Award for Northern Research

As a result of his extensive research and field work in the Northwest Territories (NWT), Carleton University PhD candidate Mr. Thomas Mumford has been awarded the prestigious W. Garfield Weston Award of Northern Research.

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Aug, 29 2011

Fast Actions Demonstrate Commitment to Independent NWT – Premier Says

Premier Floyd Roland says the Prime Minister’s quick actions, last week to confirm  ongoing operation of water-quality monitoring stations in the Northwest Territories demonstrate Canada’s commitment to working in partnership with the NWT – and in the true spirit and intent of Devolution.

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Aug, 26 2011

On the Air

On today’s show:  We’re at the Arctic Ungulate conference in Yellowknife. Learn about caribou, moose, muskoxen and reindeer.

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Aug, 26 2011

GNWT Opens new Data Centre

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) opened its new Data Centre today. Minister Responsible for Public Works and Services Michael McLeod, officially cut the ribbon on the new facility this afternoon.

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Aug, 26 2011

16th Legislative Assembly Results Report

Premier Floyd Roland, via Minister Michael McLeod, speaks with pride about the result of the 16th Assembly. 

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Aug, 26 2011

Mr. Dave Grundy accepts the position of WSCC President and CEO

In a statement to the House, Minister responsible for the Workers Safety and Compensation Commission Robert McLeod announced the appointment of a new President and CEO.

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Aug, 26 2011

Minister of ITI’s Energy Overview

Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Bob McLeod informs the house on the unprecedented 60 million dollar multi-year commitment towards energy programs and initiatives. 

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Aug, 26 2011

System Pressures and Strategic Direction

The Minister of Health and Social Services, via Minister Bob McLeod, addresses the house on plans to alleviate the pressures on HealthNet and various other strategic directions.

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Aug, 26 2011

Proposed Legal Aid Act

Minister of Justice Jackson Lafferty introduces a draft for the new Legal Aid Act.

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Aug, 26 2011

Premier Speaks on Devolution to the House

Premier Floyd Roland address the House with an update on the work that the GNWT has been undertaking in relation to Devolution.

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