Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jan, 30 2012

Successful Justice and Public Safety ministers’ meeting in Charlottetown

YELLOWKNIFE (January 30, 2012) — The federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for Justice and Public Safety recently wrapped up their annual meeting in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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Jan, 26 2012

Literacy: More Than Reading

YELLOWKNIFE (January 26, 2012) – Learning in everyday life is this year’s theme for Family Literacy Day on Friday, January 27th.  Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, the Honourable Jackson Lafferty, encourages families in the Northwest Territories to take time to remember that literacy includes much more than just reading and writing.

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Jan, 23 2012

Students Get ‘Reel” with Tobacco

IQALUIT, Nunavut (January 23, 2012) –  Students from across Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon are participating in Get Reel, a video campaign to create anti-tobacco ads, as part of this year’s pan-territorial Smoke Screening initiative.

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Jan, 23 2012

Museum reopens to public, café closed until further notice

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2012) – The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) reopened its doors to the public on Saturday. A chimney fire damaged a small area inside the building on Boxing Day.

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Jan, 17 2012

Cabinet meets with Tlicho Government

 YELLOWKNIFE (January 17, 2012) – The GNWT and Tlicho have concluded government-to-government meetings. These were the first meetings with all GNWT Cabinet ministers and all Tlicho Government Executive Council members since the establishment of the Tlicho Government six years ago. While previous territorial governments met with the Tlicho leadership, this is the first time the […]

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Jan, 16 2012

First fur auction of the year sees price increases across the board

YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2012) — Wild fur pelt prices in the Northwest Territories have surged up to 135% at the first wild fur sale of the season hosted by Fur Harvester’s Auction Inc. in North Bay, Ontario on January 7, 2012. 

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Jan, 16 2012

Souvenir NWT licence plates available through NWT Tourism

YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2012) — Souvenir licence plates featuring new designs and the trademarked polar bear shape are now available through Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT), which has been designated as the exclusive distributor of NWT souvenir plates around the world. The Government of Northwest Territories has designated the organization as the sole distributor of the […]

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Jan, 16 2012

Cabinet meets with Gwich’in Tribal Council

INUVIK (January 16, 2012) – The GNWT has concluded government-to-government meetings with the Gwich’in Tribal Council. All GNWT ministers attended these meetings and discussed issues of mutual interest and concern with Gwich’in leadership. The agenda included land claims implementation, infrastructure projects, building the economy, and devolution.

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Jan, 11 2012

Arctic Air premiere: January 10, 2012

Opening remarks of Deputy Minister Peter Vician (Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment) (check against delivery): Welcome, everyone. I am pleased to be here on behalf of Minister David Ramsay and the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment tonight. It is great to see the turnout and if tonight is any indication, it isn’t hard […]

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Jan, 11 2012

Cabinet meets with Beaufort-Delta Regional Council

INUVIK (January 11, 2012) — The GNWT has concluded government-to-government meetings with the Beaufort-Delta Regional Council (BDRC).

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