Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb, 28 2012

Minister Ramsay appears before the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Text of speech (check against delivery): Honourable members, thank you for the invitation to address the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources.

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Feb, 28 2012

Meeting of Ministers Responsible for International Trade

Minister David Ramsay is in Ottawa today to meet with the federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for international trade. They discussed Canada’s international trade agenda and the need for trade diversification to ensure optimum benefits to Canadian workers and their families.

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Feb, 28 2012

Deh Cho Bridge Milestone Reached

Fort Providence (February 28, 2012) – Canada’s largest river, the Mackenzie, has now been spanned. Truss sections connecting the north and south sections of the Deh Cho Bridge came together on Sunday, February 26. Work crews shook hands across the newly connected trusses, marking a crucial milestone in the construction of the bridge.

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Feb, 28 2012

2011 Student Assessment Results

YELLOWKNIFE (February 28, 2012) – The Northwest Territories results for the 2011 Alberta Achievement Tests (AAT), Functional Grade Levels (FGL) and attendance were released today.

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Feb, 27 2012

Invest NWT

YELLOWKNIFE (February 27, 2012) — A new website aimed at attracting outside investment and business to the NWT has recently been launched.  The site highlights the territory’s economic potential, the benefits of doing business in the Northwest Territories, and identifies prime areas for investment.

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Feb, 27 2012

On the Air

On today’s show: Meet the host of iNIC, the radio show by and for nurses in the Northwest Territories. Right-click on the podcast link to download it to your computer (downloading will be faster than streaming online). Podcast version (10 minutes) (10 MB) Listen to individual segments and learn more about the stories here.

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Feb, 23 2012

Federal Funding for Adult Literacy and Basic Education

YELLOWKNIFE (Thursday, February 23, 2012) – The Government of Canada’s Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) has approved significant new funds for adult education in the Northwest Territories as part of a five-year Pan-Territorial project.

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Feb, 20 2012

National Heritage Day

YELLOWKNIFE (Monday, February 20, 2012) – Monday, February 20th is National Heritage Day.

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Feb, 17 2012

Marketing the Northwest Territories to the World

YELLOWKNIFE (February 17, 2012) — Northwest Territories Tourism has released their 2012/13 marketing plan. It will guide tourism marketing efforts, promote key iconic attractions such as the Aurora Borealis and world-class natural wonders, and build upon the current Spectacular brand.

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Feb, 17 2012

Zero Driving and Boating Fatalities

Mr. Speaker, the health and safety of our people is a priority for each of us here.  I rise today to give you an example of what we can accomplish when individuals take up the challenge to be safer every day and make smart choices.

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