Category Archives: Events

Aug, 11 2015

New GNWT Flagship Site

This website will be closing down effective September 1, 2015. All Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) news releases and related content issued by Cabinet Communications will be posted to the new GNWT flagship site at www.gov.nt.ca/newsroom. This change is part of the GNWT’s ongoing efforts to improve its online services and increase residents’ ease […]

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Mar, 6 2015

Bob McLeod: International Women’s Day 2015

Mr. Speaker, all around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Each year International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of […]

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Aug, 28 2013

CANADA’S ENERGY AND MINES MINISTERS AGREE TO CONTINUE CRITICAL WORK CREATING LONG-TERM PROSPERITY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

YELLOWKNIFE (August 27, 2013) — Canada’s energy and mines ministers today agreed to continue critical work to enhance Canada’s position as a global energy and mining leader. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable David Ramsay, Northwest Territories’ Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment.  “Given the […]

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Mar, 15 2013

This week On the Air:

Devolution negotiations have ended.  Find out what’s in the deal. Hear this week’s show Click here to read more about the stories on this week’s show or to see photos from the signings.

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Mar, 8 2013

On the Air: Train for an exciting new career in NWT corrections

We’re taking applications for the Corrections Northern Recruit Training Program. The summer session will be held in Fort Smith from June 20 – August 2.   http://www.gov.nt.ca/ontheair/archive/13-03-08.shtml     Megan Holsapple Corporate Communications Department of Executive, GNWT (867) 873-7868  

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Dec, 12 2012

Gwich’in Tribal Council and GNWT Meet to Discuss Economic Opportunities in the Region

INUVIK (December 12, 2012) – Members of the Executive Council of the 17th Legislative Assembly and the Gwich’in Tribal Council Board of Directors met in Inuvik on December 10-11. This was the first meeting of the Gwich’in Tribal Council and the GNWT since the signing of the intergovernmental agreement between the two governments on October […]

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Nov, 8 2011

Abraham Francis Ferry Closes

The Abraham Francis ferry has closed for the season.

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Nov, 7 2011

Stanton Territorial Hospital Unveils Digital Mammography Machine

Today was the digital mammography machine’s first fully operational day at the Stanton Territorial Hospital. The digital mammography machine was purchased through the funds raised by the CIBC Run for Our Lives and the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation.

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Nov, 1 2011

Get the Shot, Not the Flu

The Department of Health and Social Services is reminding NWT residents that the annual flu season is quickly approaching.  Avoid the aches, fever and misery of influenza by getting your free flu shot and protecting yourself and those around you from that nasty bug.

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Oct, 28 2011

Japanese Consul Visits new Premier

Premier Bob McLeod was host to his first international visitors yesterday. Mr. Susumu Fukuda, Consul General of Japan, and his wife Mrs. Alicia Fukuda came to witness the swearing in ceremony of the 17th Assembly’s Premier and Cabinet.

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