Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mar, 30 2012

Chipewyan dictionary launch

FORT RESOLUTION (March 30, 2012) – Elders stood proudly in the gymnasium of Deninu School with dozens of hardcover English/Chipewyan dictionaries on Monday, March 26.

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Mar, 29 2012

Appointment of New Chief Public Health Officer

YELLOWKNIFE (March 29, 2012) – Dr. André Corriveau will assume responsibility as Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) for the Northwest Territories effective June 2012. He was appointed by Health and Social Services Minister Tom Beaulieu.

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Mar, 29 2012

Long-term policing agreement reached

YELLOWKNIFE (March 29, 2012) — The Northwest Territories has reached a final agreement with the federal government for the renewal of the Territorial Police Services Agreement.

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Mar, 28 2012

Dene Languages Apps

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2012) – The first Dene languages apps for iPhones and similar devices will be available for free download on the iTunes store in late April. “I am very pleased to be announcing the launch of this important tool,” said Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.  “We must ensure that our […]

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Mar, 28 2012

Backgrounder: Dene Languages Apps

  Aboriginal languages in the NWT have suffered a tremendous decrease in inter-generational transmission within the past few decades.   Teaching and Learning Centres, schools, Aboriginal governments and community language groups have developed many resources to aid in teaching and learning Aboriginal languages.   As most Aboriginal languages are traditionally orally transmitted, there is a […]

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Mar, 28 2012

Premier McLeod’s speech: Official ribbon-cutting for the Fort Simpson Solar Photovoltaic Project

(check against delivery) Good Afternoon and  I am pleased to be here in Fort Simpson today for the opening of this project along with my colleagues the Honourable David Ramsay,  Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment,  the Honourable Michael Miltenberger, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Power Corporation and Mr. […]

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Mar, 27 2012

Minister meets with Aboriginal Languages Revitalization Board

YELLOWKNIFE (March 27, 2012) – The Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, met with representatives of the Aboriginal Languages Revitalization Board last week. “It is imperative that we continue our work to preserve and revitalize our languages,” said the Minister.  “We are beginning to see some progress in the awareness, interest, and […]

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Mar, 26 2012

Sexual Health Education Workshop

YELLOWKNIFE (March 23, 2012) – Media are invited to attend a teacher training workshop for the new Respect Yourself sexual health lesson plan kit being held March 26 and 27th in Yellowknife.

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Mar, 23 2012

Seventh book released in The Land is Our Storybook series

YELLOWKNIFE (March 23, 2012) – At the Heart of It, the seventh book in The Land is Our Storybook series, was launched at the Prince Of Wales Northern Heritage Centre with authors Mindy Willett and Raymond Taniton. 

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Mar, 19 2012

Minister Ramsay’s speech: CDETNO Investor Reception

(check against delivery) Bonsoir et bienvenue à nos amis du Québec aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest. Cela nous fait plaisir de vous voir ici. J’espère que votre visite, à date,  vous donne une idée des richesses que nous avons  à offrir. Comme vous le savez nous sommes ensemble pour discuter du potentiel incroyable des Territoires du […]

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