Monthly Archives: April 2012

Apr, 30 2012

Lancement d’un site en français sur l’investissement aux TNO / French investment site launched

La version française du nouveau site Web destiné à attirer des investisseurs et des entreprises aux TNO est désormais en ligne. Fruit d’une collaboration entre le ministère de l’Industrie, du Tourisme et de l’Investissement et le Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDETNO), le site www.investirauxtno.com met en relief le potentiel économique de notre […]

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Apr, 25 2012

Reassignment of Portfolio Responsibilities

YELLOWKNIFE (April 25, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod has assigned Glen Abernethy to be Minister of Public Works and Services. This appointment is effective as of 5pm today. All other portfolios remain the same.   For more information, contact: Megan Holsapple Media Liaison Office of the Premier and Executive Council Government of the Northwest Territories […]

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Apr, 25 2012

Report to the Hay River Town Council

YELLOWKNIFE (April 25, 2012) – On April 23, 2012, representatives from the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs presented Hay River Town Council with a report detailing the results of the investigation into the concerns raised by former mayor Kelly Schofield about the town’s operation. While the report points to a number of issues regarding […]

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Apr, 23 2012

Sharing Our Culture – Aboriginal Tourism Forum 2012

DETTAH (April 23, 2012) — Over 70 tourism operators, entrepreneurs, government representatives, guest speakers and industry stakeholders attended the Aboriginal Tourism Forum to define, set priorities, and set the stage for future community engagement in the development of an Aboriginal tourism sector in the NWT.

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Apr, 23 2012

Premier McLeod’s remarks: International Polar Year 2012 Conference opening reception

(check against delivery) (speech delivered April 22, 2012, Palais des Congres) Good evening and welcome to the International Polar Year 2012 Conference. I am pleased to be here to give you a quick snapshot of the Northwest Territories and share some of what makes us unique in Canada and in the world.

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Apr, 20 2012

GNWT Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Gwich’in Land Claim

YELLOWKNIFE (April 20, 2012) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) joins with the Gwich’in and all the people of the Northwest Territories to mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. Premier McLeod offered his congratulations to the Gwich’in Tribal Council at Dene Leadership Meetings in Inuvik […]

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Apr, 19 2012

Deputy Minister of ECE to Retire

YELLOWKNIFE (April 19, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod is today announcing the retirement of Mr. Dan Daniels as Deputy Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE).

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Apr, 18 2012

Minister Ramsay’s speech, Northern Air Transport Association’s 36th Annual General Meeting

(check against delivery) I appreciate this opportunity to address the Northern Air Transport Association’s 36th Annual General Meeting. Aviation is an important industry in the North, one that requires a continuous dialogue between regulators, airport operators, and the aviation industry. Thank you for providing that forum – we all benefit from continuing our conversation.

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Apr, 18 2012

Premier McLeod’s speech: Inauguration of the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility antenna, April 16, 2012

(check against delivery) Thank you. On behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories, I would like to welcome you here today. The inauguration of the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility antenna is another important step forward for the town of Inuvik and the whole Northwest Territories.

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Apr, 18 2012

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo Supports Aboriginal Student Achievement Education Partnership Declaration

    YELLOWKNIFE, NT (April 18, 2012) – The Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), received support from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo for the Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA) Education Plan.

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