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December 5, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (December 5, 2013) – Twenty-four delegates at the NWT Anti-Poverty Roundtable signed an Anti-Poverty Charter and committed to plans of action.

November 27, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 27, 2013) – Youth in the Northwest Territories have a new weekly 30-minute radio show to celebrate their healthy choices about drugs and alcohol.

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 22, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (November 22, 2013) – The Joint Leadership Council (JLC) of the Northwest Territories health and social services system has agreed on actions to improve services for NWT residents says Minister of Health and Social Services Glen Abernethy.

October 16, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 16, 2013) – On October 3, 2013, citizens of Yellowknife came together with representatives responsible for public safety to discuss issues of concern in the capital city.

Minister of Justice Glen Abernethy, Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority CEO Les Harrison and Mayor Mark Heyck gave opening statements, along with RCMP Commanding Officer Wade Blake and Yellowknife Inspector Frank Gallagher.  The two-hour session was moderated by MLA Wendy Bisaro.

October 10, 2013
News Releases

(October 10, 2013) - Good afternoon,


This news release is being distributed on behalf of the Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors.

October 9, 2013
News Releases

(October 9, 2013) - Distributed on behalf of the Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors.

For more information, contact:

Damien Healy
Manager, Planning and Communications
Department of Health and Social Services
Tel: (867) 920-8927
Email: damien_healy@gov.nt.ca

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

July 22, 2013
News Releases

This is Drowning Prevention Week in Canada. Residents and visitors are urged to practice water safety while boating, fishing and swimming in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

July 17, 2013
News Releases

Yellowknife (July 17, 2013) – Minister of Health and Social Services Tom Beaulieu has announced the launch of a website that will provide updates on the mid-life retrofit currently being planned for the Stanton Territorial Hospital. Conceptual plans for the proposed renewal will be available from the website by the fall.

Minister Beaulieu says the process was started three years ago and work has now moved to the final planning stages.  “The planning study will tell us what is needed and what we’re looking at in terms of project scope and costs,” he said.

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