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Sep, 29 2015

Bob McLeod: Sessional Statement

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have this final opportunity to welcome Members back to the Legislative Assembly. This will be the last sitting of the 17th Legislative Assembly, and while our time together will soon be drawing to a close, the work that we began here does not end. The successes we have achieved […]

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Sep, 11 2015

Statement from Premier Bob McLeod on Syrian refugee situation

YELLOWKNIFE (September 11, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod issued the following statement on the Syrian refugee situation today.

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Sep, 3 2015

Second Intergovernmental Council Meeting held in Yellowknife

September 3, 2015 (YELLOWKNIFE) – Leaders from the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Aboriginal governments, who are partners in devolution, met in Yellowknife today to discuss a range of issues related to lands and resource management at the second Intergovernmental Council meeting.

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Aug, 19 2015

Premier sends letter to Federal party leaders on northern issues

YELLOWKNIFE (August 19, 2015) – Continued partnership with the Federal Government is integral to the future success of the Northwest Territories, and Premier Bob McLeod is asking the four main political leaders to share their vision for the north if their party were to form Canada’s next government. In a letter sent to party leaders […]

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Aug, 12 2015

Bob McLeod: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Tłįchǫ Agreement

Good afternoon elders, Grand Chief Erasmus, Chief Daniels, Chief Nitsiza, Chief Arrowmaker, Chief Wedawin, my MLA colleagues, ladies and gentleman. It is my pleasure to be here today as Premier and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations to take part in the celebrations for the 10th Anniversary of the Tłįchǫ Agreement. Creating a strong, […]

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Jul, 28 2015

Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories Support NWT Highway Improvements and Community Economic Development Initiatives/Les gouvernements du Canada et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest appuient des projets d’amélioration de routes dans les T.N.-O. et des initiatives de développement économique dans les collectivités

Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories Support NWT Highway Improvements and Community Economic Development Initiatives Projects will support economic growth in the Northwest Territories Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (July 27, 2015) – Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Member of Parliament (MP) for Oshawa, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, […]

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Jul, 28 2015

Bob McLeod: New Building Canada Plan – Highways Capacity Improvement Project

Check against delivery.  Thank you and good afternoon. It is a pleasure to welcome Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Collin Carrie to the Northwest Territories and to Yellowknife. We know that he has a very busy week ahead of him and I am sure he will receive a warm welcome in all the communities he visits. I […]

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Jul, 24 2015

NWT addresses Universal Child Care Benefit payments

Exemption for retroactive payment for Income Assistance clients YELLOWKNIFE, NT (July 24, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today addressed the increased Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) monthly payment from the Government of Canada, effective January 2015. On January 1, 2015, the UCCB was expanded to include a new benefit for children aged 6 through 17, and […]

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Jul, 17 2015

Premiers sign Provincial-Territorial Apprentice Mobility Protocol

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. (July 17, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod and his provincial and territorial colleagues signed a new Apprentice Mobility Protocol at the annual summer meeting of Canada’s Premiers this week, providing apprentices with a national certification to work across Canada. The Protocol articulates the agreements jurisdictions have reached to achieve a provincial-territorial approach […]

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Jul, 16 2015

Canada’s Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders Meet

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. (July 16, 2015) – Northwest  Territories Premier Bob McLeod participated in the annual meeting of Premiers and leaders of the five National Aboriginal Organizations (NAOs) yesterday. As the Chair of the Aboriginal Affairs Working Group (AAWG), Premier McLeod led discussions on the progress made by the AAWG in a number of […]

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