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Yellowknife – May 5, 2020
Public Service Announcement

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is particularly important that each one of us take all possible precautions to prevent wildfire. Limiting the number of human-caused or preventable fires helps reduce the risk of exposure to fire crews and the public.

Yellowknife – April 30, 2020
News Releases

Shane Thompson, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR), announced new funding today to support recycling depots and processing centres during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Yellowknife – April 17, 2020
News Releases

Taiga Environmental Laboratory (Taiga Lab) is stepping up to support the response to COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories by producing hand sanitizer for Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) workers that interact with the public.

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Yellowknife – April 3, 2020
Media Statement

The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR), Shane Thompson, together with Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Łutsel Kʼe Dene First Nation Chief Darryl Marlowe, and other Indigenous regional leaders, issued a joint statement today to reinforce the need for responsible harvesting of

Yellowknife – March 14, 2020
Media Advisory

The top priority for the Government of the Northwest Territories  (GNWT) is the health and safety of Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, and we are taking proactive measure to be prepared to respond to COVID-19 as the situation evolves.

Yellowknife – March 2, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Mr. Speaker, the 19th Legislative Assembly believes our decisions must reflect a full understanding of our communities and regions. It is our responsibility to ensure that the needs of our residents are reflected in the decisions that will impact them.

Yellowknife – February 27, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Good morning, and welcome to the second day of the Conservation Network Gathering.

It sounds like you all had a full day yesterday, which I hope you found productive and inspiring.

Yellowknife – February 25, 2020
Communiqué

The attached has been jointly released by the Government of the Northwest Territories and Government of Nunavut 

Yellowknife – February 11, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories knows that climate change is an important issue to Northwest Territories residents and all Canadians.

Yellowknife – February 6, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, caribou are central to our communities, as a food source and as part of the local culture and way of life.

As you know, Mr. Speaker, our caribou herds are struggling. In particular, the Bathurst and Bluenose-East herds have suffered serious declines in recent years.

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