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Yellowknife – February 22, 2019
News Releases

Premier Bob McLeod and Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment today announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Weegar as the Associate Deputy Minister of Postsecondary Education for the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).

 

September 7, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE, NT (September 7, 2018) – Premier Bob McLeod and Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, today announced the start of a cross-Canada executive search for an Associate Deputy Minister of Postsecondary Education Renewal. This step is part of ongoing Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) efforts to improve postsecondary education in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

October 3, 2017
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered October 3, 2017

Mr. Speaker, since 2013, September 30th has been marked as Orange Shirt Day, a day for all Canadians to remember the survivors of the residential school system.

Organizers chose an orange shirt as the symbol for that day based on a story told by Phyllis Jack Webstat, a survivor of the St. Joseph Mission Residential School in Williams Lake, BC. In her story, Ms. Webstat tells of having the shiny, new orange shirt her grandmother had given to her being taken away on her first day at residential school.

May 20, 2016
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 20, 2016) – Premier Bob McLeod announced the following changes to the senior ranks of the territorial public service today:

July 24, 2015
News Releases

Exemption for retroactive payment for Income Assistance clients

YELLOWKNIFE, NT (July 24, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today addressed the increased Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) monthly payment from the Government of Canada, effective January 2015.   

March 24, 2015
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (March 24, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod announced today that Mr. David Stewart has been named as Associate Deputy Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) effective May 11, 2015 and will assume the position of Deputy Minister of ECE on August 1, 2015. Mr. Stewart will be taking over from current Associate Deputy Minister Dana Heide and current Deputy Minister Gabriela Eggenhofer, who are both retiring in coming months.

January 16, 2013
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2013) - Premier Bob McLeod today announced changes in the senior ranks of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) public service. Effective February 1st, Ms. Gloria Iatridis leaves her current position as Associate Deputy Minister with Education, Culture and Employment to take on the role of Deputy Director of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission. Mr.