Cabinet

In the NWT’s consensus system of government, the Premier and Cabinet are selected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly during a territorial leadership meeting. The Premier is responsible for assigning portfolios to Cabinet Ministers and establishing mandates based on the priorities of the Legislative Assembly.


Premier Bob McLeod

Premier, Minister of the Executive, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9140 ext. 11080 F: (867) 873-0385
bob_mcleod@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Robert C. McLeod

Deputy Premier, Minister of Environment and Natural ResourcesMinister of Finance, Minister of Human Resources, Minister with Lead Responsibilty for Infrastructure

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11128
F: (867) 873-0481
robert_c_mcleod@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Glen Abernethy

Minister of Health and Social Services, Minister Responsible for the Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission, Minister Responsible for the Public Utilities Board, Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities, Minister Responsible for Seniors, Government House Leader

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11135 F: (867) 873-0596
glen_abernethy@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Alfred Moses

Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Minister Responsible for Youth

P.O. Box 1320; Yellowknife, NT; X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11120 F: (867) 873-0431
alfred_moses@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Caroline Cochrane

Minister of Municipal and Community AffairsMinister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11124  F: (867) 873-0388
caroline_cochrane@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Wally Schumann

Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Minister of Public Works and ServicesMinister of Transportation

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11138 F: (867) 873-0306
wally_schumann@gov.nt.ca

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Hon. Louis Sebert

Minister of LandsMinister of Justice, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation, Minister Responsible for Public Engagement and Transparency

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
P: (867) 767-9142 ext. 11130 F: (867) 873-0274
louis_sebert@gov.nt.ca

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Additional information on the role of the Premier and Ministers and its evolution can be found on the Legislative Assembly website