Category Archives: Human Resources

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Jun, 3 2015

Bob McLeod: 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence

Mr. Speaker, earlier today, I had the opportunity to recognize award recipients within the Government of the Northwest Territories and their collaborative partners from outside the public service with the Premier’s Awards for Excellence and Collaboration in a ceremony in the Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly.  These innovative, engaged staff are essential in providing […]

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May, 8 2015

Premier McLeod announces Deputy Minister appointment

YELLOWKNIFE (May 8, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced that Ms. Bronwyn Watters has been named as the new Deputy Minister of Human Resources. Ms. Watters is a longtime Northerner with a 35-year career in public service. She is a former Deputy Minister of Justice and has previously held senior positions in Education, Culture […]

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Mar, 2 2015

Tom Beaulieu: Public Service in the Northwest Territories

Mr. Speaker, developing our employees and ensuring the public service is prepared to provide sustainable, quality programs and effective services to our residents in the future are a priority of this government.  In 2009, we started a 10-year journey to develop excellence in the public service through 20/20: A Brilliant North, the NWT Public Service […]

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Oct, 6 2014

GNWT and Aboriginal leaders discuss child development and wellness

YELLOWKNIFE (October 6, 2014):  Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty met with Northwest Territories Aboriginal leaders last week to talk about the future of our youth, school readiness and wellness, and how children’s education will determine their success.  Minister of Health and Social Services Glen Abernethy joined the meeting in the afternoon to present the results of a recent assessment of children who entered school […]

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Jun, 4 2014

Tom Beaulieu – NWT Public Service – National Public Service Week

Mr. Speaker, June 15th to 21th is National Public Service Week.  This year’s theme is “Proudly Serving Canadians”. National Public Service Week provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the contribution and accomplishments of public service employees across Canada, and especially here in the Northwest Territories. A strong territory needs a strong society. All residents […]

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Jun, 4 2014

Premier’s Awards presented

Yellowknife (June 4, 2014) – Premier Bob McLeod recognized individual employees, teams of employees and their collaborative partners from outside the public service with the Premier’s Awards for Excellence and Collaboration in a ceremony in the Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly this morning. “Today we celebrate outstanding accomplishments during the past year,” said the […]

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May, 29 2014

Le GTNO lance la version française du site Web Travaillez au GTNO / GNWT launches French version of its careers website

Yellowknife, le 29 mai 2014 – Travaillezaugtno.ca, la version française du site Web Careers du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (GTNO), permet aux chercheurs d’emploi francophones de découvrir les postes de la fonction publique territoriale et de postuler, ainsi que d’encourager les travailleurs des TNO et du pays à équilibrer leur vie et à vivre pleinement en travaillant […]

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May, 27 2014

Le GTNO lance la version française de son site Web d’offres d’emploi, Travaillez au GTNO /  GNWT launches French-language careers website

Yellowknife, le 27 mai 2014 ― Les médias sont invités à assister au lancement de la version française du site Web d’offres d’emploi du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, Travaillez au GNTO, lors du Café emploi printanier organisé par le CDÉTNO. Quand?               Le mercredi 28 mai 2014, de 17 h à 19 h (la présentation débutera à 17 h 30) Où?                       Dans l’atrium […]

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Apr, 28 2014

GNWT recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

YELLOWKNIFE (April 28, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is proud to confirm it has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2014.  The award, an annual recognition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes Canadian employers that are leaders in attracting and retaining […]

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Mar, 13 2014

Learning and development initiatives enhance public service capacity

Yellowknife (March 13, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has implemented a number of new learning and development initiatives for employees Minister of Human Resources Tom Beaulieu announced today.  These new initiatives complement the initiatives already in place for GNWT employees. “The GNWT values lifelong learning for its employees and supports a […]

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