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August 20, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(August 20, 2013) - Thank you, I am pleased to be here today with Prime Minister Harper and Ministers Aglukkaq, Valcourt and Oliver for this announcement. We appreciate the Government of Canada’s ongoing interest in the Northwest Territories and its commitment to supporting the aspirations of Northern Canadians.

July 18, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Thank you.

Governor Parnell, Lt. Governor Treadwell, honourable ministers, senators, members of Congress, Your Worship Mayor Sullivan, members of the diplomatic corps, distinguished members of the academic community, ladies and gentlemen:  It is a pleasure to be here at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region summit.  I love Anchorage.  This is a truly remarkable city, a city that demonstrates clearly what Northern progress and prosperity can mean.

July 18, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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June 26, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 26, 2013) - Thank you.  Minister Valcourt, Ms. Cournoyea, Mr. Alexie, Mr. Bailey, Ms. Blondin-Andrew, Chief Daniels, Ministers, MLAs  and ladies and gentlemen....

June 19, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 19, 2013) - Keynote address to the Canadian Institute’s Arctic Logistics and Infrastructure Conference

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Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about meeting the challenges of the North’s labour force. We are committed to a vision of strong individuals, families and communities sharing the benefits and responsibilities of a unified, environmentally sustainable and prosperous Northwest Territories.

June 19, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 19, 2013) - Keynote address to the Canadian Institute's Arctic Logistics and Infrastructure Conference

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I would like to thank you all for the opportunity to speak to you today.

Thank you in particular to the Canadian Institute for putting on this very timely forum to discuss the logistical challenges – and opportunities - of operating in our northern setting.

Priorities

June 14, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 14, 2013) - Good morning, my name is David Ramsay, and I am the Minister of Industry Tourism and Investment for the Government of the Northwest Territories.

As Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment I am responsible for supporting the commercial fishery in the Northwest Territories which is largely centered on Great Slave Lake.  This is the topic of my discussion with you today.

June 12, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 12, 2013) - Firstly I’d like to thank the Tsuu T’ina Nation for inviting us onto their traditional land to participate in this year’s Dene Languages Conference . It is always a learning experience to go to other First Nations’ traditional areas to share common cultural interests.

June 7, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 7, 2013) 

Thank you, on behalf of Premier McLeod and the Government of the Northwest Territories, I’m pleased that you’ve decided to take this step.

June 6, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(June 6, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, on May 31st, 2013, in response to questions from Mr. Alfred Moses, Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, I addressed aspects of this Government’s plan to provide relief for the residents of Inuvik by introducing liquefied natural gas or LNG to the community.  I would like to clarify one point about LNG storage plans.

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