Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dec, 18 2013

Inaugural NWT Restorative Justice Recognition Award Presented to Paulatuk Resident

YELLOWKNIFE (December 18, 2013) – Mr. Fred Bennett, retired Community Justice Coordinator for Paulatuk, NT, has received the first Restorative Justice Recognition Award as a show of appreciation and gratitude for his efforts toward bettering both Community Justice and his community of Paulatuk. Mr. Bennett is the first recipient of this newly created award. Mr. […]

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Dec, 18 2013

Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment launches new website

  YELLOWKNIFE (December 18, 2013) – A new and improved Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) website launched today with a strong focus on client needs. “ITI has always prided itself on having a strong relationship with our clients, and this new site will be a great way for residents to access the information they need, […]

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Dec, 18 2013

One Step Closer to Self-Government for the Délı̨nę Community in Northwest Territories

OTTAWA, Ontario (December 17, 2013) – An important milestone has been reached yesterday in the community of Délı̨nę with the initialling of the Délı̨nę Final Self-Government Agreement (FSGA). This brings this community closer to having control over the decisions that affect their day-to-day lives, including how programs and services will be delivered. “Today Délı̨nę is […]

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Dec, 16 2013

NWT Energy Action Plan focuses on efficiency; alternative energy

YELLOWKNIFE (December 16, 2013) – Investments in energy efficiency programs,  developing alternative energy systems, and reducing the high cost of energy in the Northwest Territories are highlights of the NWT Energy Action Plan, released today by the Ministerial Energy Coordinating and Climate Change Committee-of-Cabinet (MECC). The Energy Plan presents a three-year action plan and a […]

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Dec, 16 2013

Find the service you need on the GNWT’s new service directory

YELLOWKNIFE (December 16, 2013) – The GNWT’s new service directory provides residents and businesses with a more effective and efficient way to find the government services they require. “The service directory connects people, information, and services,” said Minister of Finance Michael Miltenberger. “Improving our use of technology will reduce red tape by making it easier […]

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Dec, 13 2013

GNWT discussing school utilization in Yellowknife and Hay River

YELLOWKNIFE (December 13, 2013) – The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has been in exploratory discussions with education partners on school utilizations in Hay River and Yellowknife since September. “Providing the children and youth of the NWT with the best education possible continues to be a priority for this government,” said Minister of […]

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Dec, 12 2013

Gwich’in Tribal Council and GNWT sign memorandum of intent on capacity building

  YELLOWKNIFE (December 12, 2013) – Members of Cabinet of the 17th Legislative Assembly and the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) Board of Directors met at the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife and signed a Memorandum of Intent on Capacity Building. The agreement commits the GTC and Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to develop terms of […]

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Dec, 9 2013

Official condolence book for His Excellency Nelson Mandela

Northwest Territories residents can join other Canadians in signing Canada’s official condolence book for His Excellency Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa. A link to the book has been posted on the Government of the Northwest Territories’ website. Premier Bob McLeod is in South Africa this week to pay his final […]

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Dec, 9 2013

Limited Resident Barren-Ground Caribou and Bison Harvest Approved

YELLOWKNIFE (December 9, 2013) – A limited resident harvest has been approved for the Beverly and Ahiak barren-ground caribou herds and the Slave River Lowlands bison herd in the Northwest Territories. “Resident hunters will be able to harvest one bull from the Beverly and Ahiak herds during the 2013-2014 hunting season as well as one […]

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Dec, 8 2013

NWT Premier to attend the Commemorative Service for the passing of Nelson Mandela

YELLOWKNIFE (December 8, 2013) — Premier Bob McLeod will travel to South Africa this week to pay his final respects to His Excellency Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa, as part of the Canadian delegation being led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The Premier will represent the Northwest Territories at the […]

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