Monthly Archives: January 2015
Speaking notes: Minister Robert C. McLeod, Investment in Affordable Housing Signing Ceremony, Ottawa
Good afternoon. I am pleased to be here on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories as Minister Responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation.
Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories extend funding to offer more affordable housing solutions in NWT
OTTAWA, January 30, 2015– Together, the Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announced an additional combined investment of more than $18 million over five years, through an extension to the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.
YELLOWKNIFE (January 30, 2015) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay today issued a call for bids for exploration licences for two parcels of land located in the in the Central Mackenzie Valley. The Call for Bids process invites companies to bid on specific parcels of land to secure and possibly obtain an […]
Honourable ministers; excellencies – honourable representatives of foreign missions; honourable senators; members of parliament; fellow Premiers, Aboriginal leaders, distinguished members of the press; ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Ottawa, NWT. We’re pleased to be here with you tonight to share our vision of potential and prosperity with you, and we are pleased that so many […]
GNWT to study the potential of a Mackenzie Valley energy, transportation and communications corridor
OTTAWA (January 29, 2015) – Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod announced that his government will explore the feasibility of an energy, transportation and communications corridor along the Mackenzie Valley to the Arctic Ocean at a reception in Ottawa today. NWT Aboriginal governments will be invited to participate in the study, which will identify options for creating […]
VANCOUVER (January 28, 2015) — Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) David Ramsay announced that a new Northwest Territories’ Mining Industry Advisory Board (MIAB) is being established to help to ensure that the territory is an attractive place to invest in mineral exploration and discover new mines. The announcement was made at the AME […]
OTTAWA (January 28, 2015) — Premier McLeod met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss ways the Government of Canada and Government of the Northwest Territories can work together to promote responsible economic development and infrastructure in the Northwest Territories. “Responsible development of the Northwest Territories’ substantial mineral and energy resources has the potential to […]
YELLOWKNIFE (January 28, 2015) – Political leaders from the Northwest Territories, Aboriginal Governments and wildlife management authorities have worked together on management actions including the establishment of a mobile conservation area to protect the Bathurst caribou herd and a limited harvest to help conserve the Bluenose-East herd.
YELLOWKNIFE (January 26, 2015) – Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories, will lead a delegation to Ottawa for a series of meetings and events with federal ministers from January 29-31, 2015. Premier McLeod will be accompanied by his entire Cabinet, Members of the Legislative Assembly, NWT Aboriginal government leaders and NWT business leaders. The […]
BEIJING (January 22, 2015 ) – As a founding member of the Fur Institute of Canada (FIC), the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) advanced a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the FIC and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). The agreement was formally endorsed last week by Minister of Industry, […]