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Delivered on March 13, 2018

Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to provide Members with information on the 2018 Arctic Winter Games, which are being hosted from March 18 to March 24 in the South Slave Region.

The Northwest Territories has been an active participant in the Arctic Winter Games since their inception in 1970.  These games are an important celebration of sport and culture for youth from the circumpolar region. We are proud to host the 2018 Games, and we are even more proud of Team NT who will be representing the Northwest Territories.

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Delivered on February 27, 2018

Mr. Speaker, one of our government’s mandate commitments is to implement online delivery of a community government training curriculum to build the capacity of community governments. I would like to inform Members about the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs’ progress in the development and implementation of web-based training opportunities for community governments.

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Delivered on February 12, 2018

Mr. Speaker,   today, I rise as the Minister responsible for Sport to congratulate three prominent athletes, all with ties to the Northwest Territories, who are competing for Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.   On behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories, and all of our residents, I am proud to speak today about Brendan Green, Jesse Cockney, and Kevin Koe. 

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YELLOWKNIFE (February 6, 2018) – Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs Caroline Cochrane issued the following statement congratulating NWT Olympians:

“As the Minister whose portfolio includes sports and recreation in the NWT, I would like to congratulate Northerners Brendan Green, Jesse Cockney, and Kevin Koe, who will be competing for Canada at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

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YELLOWKNIFE (February 5, 2018) – The Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), and the Honourable Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services (HSS), today announced a key decision in the program design for the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) new 9-1-1 service: an in-house Primary Public Safety Answering Point will be established, co-located with the existing HSS Med-Response program.

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YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2018) - Today, the department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), announced the annual notice of the nomination deadline for the Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 28th year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT.

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YELLOWKNIFE (December 18, 2017) – On December 20th, 2017 at 1:55pm, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will issue a live test of NWT Alert Ready, the Northwest Territories public alerting system. Residents may see and hear the public alert test on radio stations and cable networks across the NWT.

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