November 4, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 4, 2016) – As part of its commitment to improve openness and transparency, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has launched a new mandate reporting website where the public will be able to track the government’s progress on fulfilling the Mandate of the Government of the Northwest Territories.

The website will allow residents to see up-to-date progress on each commitment under the five major themes of the Mandate.

November 4, 2016
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, openness and transparency are fundamental principles of democracy that contribute to government accountability.

These principles underpin our debates and discussions here in this House, where government plans, policies and budgets are presented for examination and approval by the public’s elected representatives. Every day during Session, Members ask Ministers to explain government proposals, decisions and actions in a public forum open to anybody who wants to attend or watch our proceedings on television.

September 19, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 19, 2016) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is working on organizational restructuring proposals as part of ongoing efforts to ensure it remains on a fiscally sustainable path for the future. Proposals include the amalgamation of the departments of Public Works and Services (PWS) and Transportation (DOT) into a single infrastructure department and the merging of corporate services functions currently carried out by the departments of Executive, Finance, Human Resources, and Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations.

September 8, 2016
News Releases

HAY RIVER (September 8, 2016) – Premier Bob McLeod and the entire Cabinet met residents of Hay River during an open house held in Hay River last Thursday, September 1, 2016. The open house was preceded by a public meeting of the Environment and Economy Committee of Cabinet (COC) chaired by Minister Wally Schumann.

September 7, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 7, 2016) – In the interest of improving awareness of the role of Cabinet in the consensus government system, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is making the Members of the Executive Council Handbook publicly available.

September 2, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 2, 2016) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced the following changes to the Executive Council:

August 31, 2016
Media Advisory

YELLOWKNIFE (August 31, 2016) – The public and media are invited to attend a Committee of Cabinet meeting and public open house with the Premier and Cabinet in Hay River as part of the Government of the Northwest Territories commitment to openness and transparency. The Committee of Cabinet will discuss progress on GNWT mandate commitments and hear a presentation from Hybrid Enterprises-Lockheed Martin on airships.

Economy and Environment Committee of Cabinet

When: September 1, 2016

May 20, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 20, 2016) – Premier Bob McLeod announced the following changes to the senior ranks of the territorial public service today:

April 6, 2016
News Releases

Yellowknife, 6 avril 2016 – Le Conseil exécutif a approuvé le cadre de référence de ses huit comités.

Chaque comité du Conseil exécutif aura la responsabilité de fournir une perspective interministérielle sur les enjeux cernés, d’assurer le suivi des initiatives, de coordonner les politiques et d’offrir des recommandations au Conseil exécutif ou au Conseil de gestion financière dans ses champs de responsabilité définis.

Les huit comités du Conseil exécutif sont les suivants :

April 6, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (April 6, 2016) – Terms of reference for eight Committees-of-Cabinet (COCs) have been approved by the Executive Council.

Each COC is mandated to provide an interdepartmental focus to identify issues, track efforts, coordinate policy and offer recommendations to the Executive Council or Financial Management Board in its defined areas of responsibility.

The eight Committees-of-Cabinet are: