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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (June 1, 2018)The Northwest Territories was recognized last night as a world-leading jurisdiction for responsible mining.

In his acceptance of a Diamonds Do Good Award from the World Diamond Empowerment Fund, Premier Bob McLeod credited the partnership that has evolved between industry and public and Indigenous governments to advance the socially and environmentally-conscious management of mining in the NWT.


Delivered on May 24, 2018

Mr. Speaker, I would like to welcome Members back for the continuation of the Third Session of the 18th Legislative Assembly. We have a brief sitting this spring, but some important matters to consider as we continue to work together to build a better future for our territory and its residents.


YELLOWKNIFE (May 16, 2018) – Canada’s Western Premiers, hosted by Northwest Territories Premier, Bob McLeod, will participate in a media conference following the conclusion of the 2018 Western Premiers’ Conference.

An overview of the meeting will be provided, with time for questions at the end.

When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m. MDT
Where: Caribou Room, Chateau Nova, Yellowknife, NT

All media must be registered in advance in order to access the media conference.


Ministerial Travel

Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of April 16, 2018.

There is no schedule travel during this time period.

Meetings and Appearances

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YELLOWKNIFE (March 09, 2018) – Premier Bob McLeod released the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Open Government Policy, fulfilling a key mandate commitment and demonstrating the government’s continued efforts to become increasingly open, transparent and accountable to Northwest Territories residents.

The Policy establishes a set of Open Government principles, and provides a framework for the development of directives, guidelines and tools that will support and guide departments to implement the principles of Open Government in three key areas: