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September 15, 2017
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 15, 2017) – The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment is pleased to announce the two latest improvements to Income Security Programs in the Northwest Territories (NWT).                                            

The Senior Citizen Supplementary Benefit will improve support for seniors, and the NWT Child Benefit is better supporting families with children across the NWT.

August 4, 2017
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (August 4, 2017) - A new exhibit opened yesterday at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre to recognize and celebrate Indigenous Northerners’ contributions as they worked hand-in-hand with the RCMP in the early days of the Northwest Territories. 

Presented as a Canada 150 event, the exhibit is a collaborative effort between the Government of the Northwest Territories, the RCMP and the people of the Northwest Territories who contributed their stories.

July 11, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (July 11, 2017) – NWT residents are being asked to provide their views on how the Northwest Territories will safely regulate cannabis and to comment on proposed principles to guide how the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) addresses cannabis legalization.  Residents can provide their views through a new website launched by the GNWT this week.

June 30, 2017
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (June 30, 2017) – Alfred Moses, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment and Wally Schumann, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, today released the Northwest Territories Immigration Strategy 2017-2022: Building a Skilled Workforce and a Vibrant Economy.

June 9, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (June 9, 2017) – Did you know that today is International Archives Day? All around the world, archival professionals unite their voices to celebrate the important role that archives play to protect and preserve historical records. 

June 5, 2017
Media Statement

YELLOWKNIFE (June 5, 2017) – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Alfred Moses made the following statement today about the appointment of an administrator pursuant to Aurora College Act s. 31:

“After careful consideration, I have made a decision to appoint Mr. Denny Rodgers as Administrator of Aurora College. The Administrator will temporarily replace the Aurora College Board of Governors and assume their role and responsibilities, effective June 6, 2017.

June 2, 2017
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (June 2, 2017) – Earlier today, Alfred Moses, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Wally Schumann, Minister of Infrastructure, and Mr. Simon Cloutier, Président of the Board of the Commission scolaire francophone officially launched the construction project for the expansion of École Allain St-Cyr.

June 2, 2017
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered on June 2, 2017

Mr. Speaker, over the past year, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment has been making significant changes to the way it provides critical support for the territory’s most vulnerable residents through its Income Assistance Program.

May 31, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (May 31, 2017) - The Department of Education, Culture and Employment would like to announce the release of the NWT Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupational Certification Strategy 2017-2022.

May 31, 2017
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered on May 31, 2017

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories has made a commitment in its mandate to close the skills gap by strengthening the apprenticeship program.  Later today, I will be tabling the Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupational Certification Strategy 2017-2022.

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