Category Archives: Lands

Department of Lands

Jul, 23 2015

Cassidy Point leaseholders provided option to obtain fee simple title

YELLOWKNIFE, NT (July 23, 2015 ) – The Government of the Northwest Territories is moving forward to provide Cassidy Point leaseholders with the opportunity to obtain fee simple title on their existing lot. “By providing the opportunity to pursue land ownership, this government is fulfilling a long-standing commitment to the Cassidy Point leaseholders,” said Robert […]

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Jun, 8 2015

NWT delegation promotes MVFL in Europe

YELLOWKNIFE (June 8, 2015) – A delegation from the Northwest Territories will travel to Europe from June 7-12, 2015 to promote the Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) to potential international clients and customers. The delegation includes Premier Bob McLeod, Minister of Finance J. Michael Miltenberger, Minister Robert C. Mcleod, MLA Robert Hawkins, Chair of the […]

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May, 1 2015

Ingraham Trail cabin lot ballot draw information package now available

YELLOWKNIFE (May 1, 2015) – Anyone wishing to learn more about the lots available in the upcoming Ingraham Trail Cabin Lot Ballot Draw may download a copy of the lot information package from the Department of Lands website: http://www.lands.gov.nt.ca. In March, Minister of Lands Robert C. McLeod announced that recreational leases for 22 lots located […]

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Apr, 23 2015

Surface Rights Board members announced

Yellowknife (April  23, 2015) – Five members have been appointed to the new Surface Rights Board in the Northwest Territories by Minister of Lands Robert C. McLeod. Louie Azzolini, Elizabeth Wright, Danny Bayha, Darrell Christie and Mike Vaydik were appointed effective April 1, 2015, each to a five-year term. The Surface Rights Board will hear […]

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Mar, 11 2015

22 cottage lots to be made available for leasing outside of Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (March 11, 2015) – People looking to build a cabin along the Ingraham Trail may enter their name into the open ballot draw coming up later this summer.  Minister of Lands Robert C. McLeod made the announcement in the Legislative Assembly today. “The Department of Lands is responding to what we have been hearing […]

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Mar, 11 2015

Robert C. McLeod: Recreational Land Management Framework Progress

Mr. Speaker, Northwest Territories residents take great pride in the beauty of their land and want to see the Department of Lands managing it in a fair, transparent and consistent way. The development of new recreational leasing policies that respond to the needs of our residents is a priority for the Department. Lands is committed […]

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Feb, 19 2015

GNWT launches training and development program for regional entry-level resource management officers

YELLOWKNIFE (February 19 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Department of Lands is responding to the 17th Legislative Assembly’s decentralization priority by offering meaningful opportunities for capacity-building jobs in regional centers and communities. Recognizing the essential role the Department’s inspection services play in responsible and sustainable development for communities and the territory, […]

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Feb, 19 2015

Robert C. McLeod: Training and Development Program for Level One Resource Management

Mr. Speaker, the Department of Lands’ inspection services are essential for responsible and sustainable development in the NWT. Their success hinges on building the capacity of the inspections program through training and professional development planning. Inspections services help companies comply with relevant legislation, and meet the specific terms and conditions set out in authorizations issued […]

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Feb, 10 2015

Robert C. McLeod: Progress Statement – Year one milestones and accomplishments in the Department of Lands

Mr. Speaker, the Department of Lands has made significant progress since taking over the management of public land in the Northwest Territories as part of Devolution last April. Much of the Department’s progress to date has been due to the hard work of its employees. While about 75 percent of our positions were filled by […]

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Jan, 21 2015

NWT trade mission promotes tourism in China and Japan

TOKYO (January 21, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod and Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment  (ITI) David Ramsay are concluding their trade and investment mission to China and Japan this week with a focus on tourism. On January 20, they hosted a “Rare in Nature” reception and fashion show at the Canadian embassy in Tokyo, […]

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