Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jul, 30 2012

2012-2017 Species Status Assessment Schedule Released

YELLOWKNIFE (July 30, 2012) – The 2012-2017 schedule identifying species to be assessed to determine if they are at risk has been released by the Northwest Territories (NWT) Species at Risk Committee.

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Jul, 27 2012

Contractor Named for New Hay River Health Centre

YELLOWKNIFE (July 27, 2012) — The Departments of Health and Social Services, Public Works and Services and the Hay River Health and Social Service Authority are pleased to announce the award of the contract for the design and construction of the new Health Centre in Hay River.

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Jul, 24 2012

GNWT Announces 2012 Council of the Federation Literacy Award Recipient

YELLOWKNIFE (July 24, 2012) – The Council of the Federation (CoF), in partnership with the Government of the Northwest Territories, announced Karra Dillon as the NWT recipient of the 2012 Council of the Federation Literacy Award. Presented annually to one individual from each of Canada’s thirteen provinces and territories, the award celebrates outstanding achievement, innovative […]

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Jul, 19 2012

Premier McLeod meets with new Gwich’in Tribal Council Executive

 YELLOWKNIFE (July 19, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod met with the newly-elected Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) President Robert A. Alexie, Vice-President Norman Snowshoe and Chief Operating Officer Fred E. Koe today in Yellowknife. The meeting was the first step in opening doors for an ongoing and productive partnership between the Government of the Northwest Territories […]

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Jul, 17 2012

Housing Choices Programs Accepting Applications for 2013/2014 Delivery Year

YELLOWKNIFE (July 17, 2012) – The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) will be accepting applications for 2013-2014 Housing Choices programs from August 1 to October 15, 2012.

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Jul, 12 2012

Well-deserved award for former GNWT employee Sholto Douglas

YELLOWKNIFE (July 12, 2012) – Sholto Douglas, a 37 year GNWT employee has received the 2012 Jim Bourque Award in recognition of his commitment to the sustainable use of wildlife resources and improved animal welfare, his recognition of indigenous culture, and his stewardship role in the conservation and management of wildlife.

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Jul, 12 2012

Premier Bob McLeod and Alberta Premier Alison Redford discuss issues of mutual interest

YELLOWKNIFE (July 12, 2012) –Premier Bob McLeod and Alberta Premier Alison Redford discussed issues of mutual interest to the Northwest Territories and Alberta at a meeting in Calgary on July 9, 2012.

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Jul, 11 2012

30-Year Old Tłįchǫ Drum Songs Released on CD

 YELLOWKNIFE, NT (July 12, 2012) – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty, will present the first CD copies of drum songs to the Tłįchǫ chiefs at the annual Tłįchǫ Gathering in Wekweètì.

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Jul, 10 2012

NWT Film Commission officially launched its new website

YELLOWKNIFE (July 10, 2012) – One of the Northwest Territories’ most promising industries received a boost to its online presence today as the NWT Film Commission officially launched its new website, www.nwtfilm.com.

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Jul, 5 2012

Minister Lafferty’s Speaking Notes: Expressions of Reconciliation Ceremony June 24, 2012

(check against delivery) I am honoured to be here today to speak at the Expressions of Reconciliation Ceremony.  I stand before you as the minister of the Northwest Territories government department dedicated to educating the young people of the North. I am aware that there is an historic connection between the department I am responsible […]

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