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November 27, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 27, 2013) – The GNWT’s collaborative approach to addressing the large number of preventable drownings has been recognized with the Award for Collaborative Excellence from the Canadian Collaborative Centres for Injury Prevention (CCCIP). The award is given every two years to recognize national leadership in injury prevention collaboration.

November 20, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 20, 2013) – Today is the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. Transportation Minister Tom Beaulieu says remembering victims of road crashes in the Northwest Territories will help reduce the number of preventable injuries and deaths among our residents, leading to a healthier people.

November 4, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 4, 2013) – With water activities and boating now ended for the season, the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) reminds residents that drownings can still occur and we all need to make healthy choices to keep ourselves and our families safe.

November 4, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(November 4, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, as we prepare to commemorate Remembrance Day, I am pleased to confirm the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is designating a section of Highway 1, from the Alberta border to Enterprise, as the NWT Highway of Heroes.  This designation will serve as a reminder of the sacrifices made by Northern soldiers, police officers, firefighters, emergency medical and rescue personnel, and other first responders who have died in the line of duty.

October 31, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(October 31, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, improving the delivery of programs and services, especially to residents of smaller, remote communities, is an important goal for our government. Later this fiscal year the Department of Transportation will be providing residents with the option to access driver and motor vehicle services from the comfort of their homes, workplaces or from anywhere else with an internet connection.

October 30, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(October 30, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to update the House on the progress being made to advance the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway project.  This winter, we plan to begin constructing the final link between the NWT Highway system and the Arctic coast community of Tuktoyaktuk.  This all-weather highway will be constructed in one of Canada’s most challenging environments.

October 29, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(October 29. 2013) - Good morning. I’d like to start by acknowledging the Van Horne Institute for their work in organizing this year’s Northern Transportation Conference.

October 24, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(October 24, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, holding both the transportation and economic development portfolios, I very much appreciate the strong contribution that transportation makes to a strong and prosperous Northwest Territories.  Transportation has always been at the forefront of enabling Northerners to grow and develop our economy.  Never has the role that transportation plays been more important to guaranteeing our future growth and prosperity than it is today.

October 23, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 23, 2013) – Drive Alive, the Northwest Territories’ road and trail safety program, is delivering on the commitment of the Government of Northwest Territories to injury prevention by supporting the introduction of Project Gearshift in schools in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

October 23, 2013
News Releases

HAY RIVER (October 23, 2013) – The Government of the Northwest Territories will honour the sacrifices of first responders and service men and women by designating a portion of Highway 1 (the Mackenzie Highway) as the NWT’s “Highway of Heroes” on November 8, 2013. The Highway of Heroes will run from the Alberta border to Enterprise.

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