Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oct, 31 2011

Liard River Crossing has Re-Opened

The Lafferty ferry at the Fort Liard crossing near Fort Simpson has resumed service and is forecast to end operations for the season on November 4.

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Oct, 28 2011

Premier says Will for Consensus is Strong

Premier Bob McLeod says the Legislative Assembly will be the forum in which elected leaders can find and reach consensus for the good of the NWT.

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Oct, 28 2011

Premier Bob McLeod Building Consensus

Premier Bob McLeod addresses the 17th Assembly for the first time as Premier.

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Oct, 28 2011

Japanese Consul Visits new Premier

Premier Bob McLeod was host to his first international visitors yesterday. Mr. Susumu Fukuda, Consul General of Japan, and his wife Mrs. Alicia Fukuda came to witness the swearing in ceremony of the 17th Assembly’s Premier and Cabinet.

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Oct, 27 2011

Premier and Cabinet take the Oath of Office

Premier Bob McLeod (front Center), and Ministers Michael Miltenberger (front left), Jackson Lafferty (front right), Tom Beaulieu, Glen Abernethy, David Ramsay, and Robert C. McLeod (back row left to right) were officially sworn in today by Commissioner Tuccaro after being elected by their peers in yesterday’s elections.

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Oct, 26 2011

Bob McLeod is the Premier Elect

Hon. Bob McLeod, MLA for Yellowknife South, is the Premier Elect for the Government of the NWT’s 17th Assembly. He will be sworn in tomorrow afternoon.

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Oct, 26 2011

Bob McLeod’s Candidacy Speech

“We have real challenges ahead of us.  We also have opportunities.We need strong minded leaders to address those challenges and aspire to great achievements.And finally, a call to the people of the Northwest Territories, we seek your guidance and advice as we move forward over the next four years. I ask you to get involved, […]

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Oct, 24 2011

Justice ADM Appointed to NWT Supreme Court

Ms. Karan Shaner has been appointed to the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories. Until her appointment Thursday, by Canada’s Minister of Justice, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Ms. Shaner was serving as the Assistant Deputy Minister (Attorney General Branch) of the GNWT’s Department of Justice.

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Oct, 24 2011

Stanton Receives Accreditation

On 30 Sept., 2011, Accreditation Canada advised that Stanton Territorial Health Authority has been granted Accreditation.

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Oct, 21 2011

On the Air

Get your popcorn ready. The GNWT’s hosting a film festival.

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