Monthly Archives: August 2012
YELLOWKNIFE (August 31, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod met with Dehcho First Nations Grand Chief Herb Norwegian on August 27. This was the first meeting between the two government leaders since Grand Chief Norwegian’s election in June. The agenda included devolution, the Wildlife Act, land use, and the flood in Nahanni Butte.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 29, 2012) – The Transitional Rent Supplement Program will begin on September 1. It supports low- to moderate-income residents in private market rental housing, and provides a rent subsidy of up to $500 per month for two years.
YELLOWKNIFE (AUGUST 29, 2012) – The Department of Transportation (DOT) has been recognized for innovative management by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC). DOT was one of nine national finalists for the IPAC/IBM Award for Innovative Management for its New Aboriginal Engagement Processes for Planning Major Infrastructure Projects. The submission, which was for […]
YELLOWKNIFE (August 24, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod has announced Gabriela Eggenhofer as the new Deputy Minister for the Department of Education, Culture and Employment. This appointment will be effective September 10, 2012.
FORT PROVIDENCE (August 17, 2012) – Catherine Beaulieu Bouvier Lamoureux will be celebrated as a National Historic Person this weekend. Ms. Lamoureux is the first NWT woman to receive this designation from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
FORT MCPHERSON (August 16, 2012) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) and the Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) signed the Gwich’in Forest Management Plan: A Framework for Forest Management in the Gwich’in Settlement Area in Fort McPherson this morning.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 15, 2012) — Drive with extra caution: that’s the message for drivers on highways 3, 5, and 7 from mid-August until mid-December. The additional caution is required because more than 75% of bison collisions in the Northwest Territories occur during this four-month period.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 15, 2012) – Premier Bob McLeod has announced Sylvia Haener as the new Deputy Minister for the Department of Justice. This appointment will be effective as of 5pm on August 31.
YELLOWKNIFE (August 14, 2012) — Seven scholarships under the Aviation Career Development Program (ACDP) have been awarded to first-time recipients in the first intake of the 2012-2013 school year. ACDP helps support NWT students to pursue careers in the NWT’s aviation industry.
NORMAN WELLS (August 2, 2012) – The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was presented to Mr. Richard Hardy yesterday during the Sahtu Secretariat Inc. Annual General Assembly.