Monthly Archives: January 2015

Jan, 30 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.

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Jan, 30 2015

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.

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Jan, 30 2015

Minister of ITI issues oil and gas call for bids

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 […]

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Jan, 29 2015

Premier Bob McLeod: Speaking Notes at the North Star Gala, Ottawa

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 […]

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Jan, 29 2015

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 […]

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Jan, 28 2015

Northwest Territories mining industry advisory board announced

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 […]

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Jan, 28 2015

Premier McLeod discusses sustainable economic development with Prime Minister

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 […]

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Jan, 28 2015

Political Leaders Support Management Actions for Bathurst and Bluenose-East Caribou Herds

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.

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Jan, 26 2015

Premier and Cabinet takes its message to Ottawa with NWT Days

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 […]

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Jan, 22 2015

GNWT advances Fur Institute of Canada Agreement in China

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, […]

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