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October 1, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 1, 2013) - Northwest Territories talent will be on the big screen this week at the 7th Annual Yellowknife International Film Festival, which kicks off tonight with an opening reception and film screenings at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre.

Running from October 1-6, the Yellowknife International Film Festival is an annual event put on by Western Arctic Moving Pictures. This year’s event is also sponsored by the departments of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) and Education, Culture and Employment (ECE).

September 30, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 30, 2013) – Premier Bob McLeod announced today that Mark Warren has been named as the Deputy Minister for the Department of Lands effective April 1, 2014, the date on which the new department will be formally established.

September 27, 2013
News Releases

The link below is a joint release with the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.

NWT news release FR NWT news release EN

NWT news release FR

For more information please contact:

Damien Healy

September 27, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 27, 2013) – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty attended a provincial/territorial labour market ministers meeting this week to discuss the importance of maintaining critical funding under existing labour market agreements.

September 24, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 24, 2013) – Recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award and the Ministerial Literacy Awards were honoured today during the annual Adult Learners’ Luncheon in Yellowknife.

The awards, created by the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment in 2002 and the Council of the Federation in 2005, recognize adult learners who have overcome learning and literacy challenges or championed literacy to learners of all ages.

The award recipients for 2013:

September 23, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 23, 2013) – Residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT) now have access to a single website to get information about safe travel on the roads, streets and trails of the NWT.

September 19, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(September 19, 2013) - I am pleased to be here to show the Government of the Northwest Territories support for the United Way and to encourage everyone here to get involved in making your community a safe, healthy place for all of our families. Children with a good start are less likely to fall behind in school and get in trouble with the law. They grow up to be healthy adults who are less likely to live in poverty or have issues with addictions.

September 19, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(September 19, 2013) - Good morning. I appreciate having the opportunity to speak today as part of the Alaska Oil and Gas Congress about how the Northwest Territories is working to find innovative solutions to getting our resources to market. This is a topic that is of great interest to us in the NWT, as it’s never been a question of having the resources, but how to get those resources from the ground to the marketplace.

September 17, 2013
News Releases

WHITEHORSE (September 17, 2013) – Improving visitor access, marketing and tourism attraction development were central themes discussed at the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers’ Meeting last week.

Federal, provincial and territorial tourism ministers met in in Whitehorse from September 11-13 to discuss the impact that international growth markets are having on Canada's tourism sector and share perspectives on strategies for capitalizing on opportunities in global tourism.

September 16, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 16, 2013) – Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger has begun a public dialogue with NWT residents on a management plan to maximize the benefits of resource revenues for present and future NWT residents.

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