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December 18, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 18, 2013) – Mr. Fred Bennett, retired Community Justice Coordinator for Paulatuk, NT, has received the first Restorative Justice Recognition Award as a show of appreciation and gratitude for his efforts toward bettering both Community Justice and his community of Paulatuk. Mr. Bennett is the first recipient of this newly created award.

December 18, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 18, 2013) – A new and improved Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) website launched today with a strong focus on client needs.

“ITI has always prided itself on having a strong relationship with our clients, and this new site will be a great way for residents to access the information they need, quickly and easily,” said Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay.  “The new site provides an enhanced web user experience and contains current, accurate information on ITI programs and services.”

December 18, 2013
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OTTAWA, Ontario (December 17, 2013) – An important milestone has been reached yesterday in the community of Délı̨nę with the initialling of the Délı̨nę Final Self-Government Agreement (FSGA). This brings this community closer to having control over the decisions that affect their day-to-day lives, including how programs and services will be delivered.

December 16, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 16, 2013) – Investments in energy efficiency programs,  developing alternative energy systems, and reducing the high cost of energy in the Northwest Territories are highlights of the NWT Energy Action Plan, released today by the Ministerial Energy Coordinating and Climate Change Committee-of-Cabinet (MECC).

December 16, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 16, 2013) – The GNWT’s new service directory provides residents and businesses with a more effective and efficient way to find the government services they require.

“The service directory connects people, information, and services,” said Minister of Finance Michael Miltenberger. “Improving our use of technology will reduce red tape by making it easier for our residents to get government services.”

December 13, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 13, 2013) – The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has been in exploratory discussions with education partners on school utilizations in Hay River and Yellowknife since September.

December 12, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 12, 2013) – Members of Cabinet of the 17th Legislative Assembly and the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) Board of Directors met at the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife and signed a Memorandum of Intent on Capacity Building. The agreement commits the GTC and Government of the

December 9, 2013
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(December 9, 2013) - Northwest Territories residents can join other Canadians in signing Canada’s official condolence book for His Excellency Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa.

A link to the book has been posted on the Government of the Northwest Territories’ website.

December 9, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 9, 2013) – A limited resident harvest has been approved for the Beverly and Ahiak barren-ground caribou herds and the Slave River Lowlands bison herd in the Northwest Territories.

December 8, 2013
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YELLOWKNIFE (December 8, 2013) - Premier Bob McLeod will travel to South Africa this week to pay his final respects to His Excellency Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa, as part of the Canadian delegation being led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The Premier will represent the Northwest Territories at the commemorative service being held in Johannesburg on December 10 and Mr. Mandela's lying in State in Pretoria on December 11.

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