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June 6, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 6, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, I rise today to update the people of the Northwest Territories about the Government of the Northwest Territories Land Use and Sustainability Framework.

June 5, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWNIFE (June 5, 2013) – The Legislative Assembly has officially approved the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement.

June 3, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 3, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, the 17th Legislative Assembly has a vision of a territory where strong individuals, families, and communities share in the benefits and responsibilities of a unified, environmentally sustainable and prosperous territory.

May 31, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(May 31, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, last June in this Legislature, I expressed our government’s formal commitment to a set of principles and key actions to strengthen and renew our relationships with our Aboriginal government partners. “Respect, Recognition, Responsibility” is a foundational piece upon which all of our actions and commitments are built.

May 29, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(May 29, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure and an honour to welcome back my colleagues of the Legislative Assembly as we convene for our spring sitting.  I trust all our Members have enjoyed some memorable time with their families and constituents.

May 23, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(May 23, 2013) - I am very pleased to be here today for our first Akaitcho Dene First Nation – Government of the Northwest Territories Intergovernmental Meeting.

These meetings are very important for allowing us to make progress on a wide range of issues of importance to the people we represent, and I thank you all for being here today.

Today’s meeting will mark a significant event between our two governments, with the signing of this intergovernmental cooperation MOU.

May 23, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 23, 2013) – Chiefs of the Akaitcho Territory Dene First Nations and Members of the Executive Council of the 17th Legislative Assembly met today in Yellowknife and signed an intergovernmental memorandum of understanding (MOU) recognizing the importance of their government-to-government relationship.

May 10, 2013
News Releases

WHITEHORSE (May 10, 2013) —Canada’s three northern premiers have renewed their commitment to work together to build a strong vibrant North for the benefit of all northerners and Canadians.

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski held discussions with Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod and Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak at the 11th annual Northern Premiers’ Forum in Whitehorse on May 9 and 10.

May 10, 2013
News Releases

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WHITEHORSE—Territorial premiers met in Whitehorse for the 11th annual Northern Premiers’ Forum on May 9 to 10 to further their work to create a strong and vibrant North.

April 22, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (April 22, 2013) – Premier Bob McLeod has announced Martin Goldney as the Deputy Minister for the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations. This appointment will be effective as of 5pm on June 1.

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