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Yellowknife – May 14, 2019
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As part of the NWT Land Use Planning Forum,  the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released Finding Common Ground – a renewed commitment to regional land use planning in the Northwest Territories, earlier today. 

 

“Finding Common Ground” sets out how the GNWT and its Indigenous government and federal government partners will work together to help advance important and necessary land use plans for every region of the NWT. 

March 26, 2018
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YELLOWKNIFE (March 26, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has approved changes to lease rent minimums and to fee structures on both Commissioner’s and Territorial Lands as part of its continued work to modernize the two land administration systems.

The Department of Lands is making three changes, effective April 1st 2018: 

March 16, 2017
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YELLOWKNIFE (March 16, 2017) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has completed an important step in advancing work to improve its land management practices by releasing the finalized Recreational Leasing Management Framework for the Northwest Territories. 

This fulfills the first part of the 18th Legislative Assembly commitment to finalize the Recreational Land Management Framework and the plan for the Yellowknife periphery area.

October 4, 2016
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YELLOWKNIFE (October 4, 2016) – The Government of the Northwest Territories has released its draft Recreational Land Management Framework for the Northwest Territories. The framework will guide how the GNWT develops policy and makes decisions about public land management for years to come.

The draft framework outlines the GNWT’s approach for reviewing and updating its management of cabin leases and recreational uses of public land across the NWT.

July 29, 2016
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YELLOWKNIFE (July 29, 2016) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has determined after a lengthy review of options that it will not be preserving the Robertson Headframe.

The GNWT entered into discussions with Miramar Mining Limited earlier this year about whether there was an opportunity to save the headframe from demolition, given its historical significances to the history of mining in the Northwest Territories and as an iconic feature of the Yellowknife area landscape.  

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

May 20, 2016
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YELLOWKNIFE (May 20, 2016) – Minister of Lands Robert C. McLeod announced today that, he with the concurrence of the other four responsible Territorial and Federal ministers, has accepted the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's Report of Environmental Assessment for the Jay Pipe expansion. Dominion Diamond Ekati Corporation can now proceed to the regulatory permitting phase with the Project.

May 18, 2016
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YELLOWKNIFE (May 18, 2016) The Government of the Northwest Territories is asking for your participation in developing a recreation management plan for the Yellowknife periphery area.

This work builds on previous public engagements and surveys completed as part of the Recreational Land Management Framework development to date and will narrow in on Yellowknife area recreational opportunities and activities.

January 25, 2016
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YELLOWKNIFE (January 25, 2016) – Premier of the Northwest Territories and Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) Bob McLeod will attend the 2016 Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver, BC this week. The Premier will promote the importance of the resource development industry to the Northwest Territories economy, highlighting the need for continued infrastructure investment and completion of a made-in-the-North regulatory regime that facilitates responsible development in line with NWT priorities and values.

November 19, 2015
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YELLOWKNIFE (November 19, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has acquired the leasehold interests for both the Northwest Territories and Yukon mineral rights to North American Tungsten Company Limited’s (NATCL) Mactung property.

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