December 7, 2010 - Speaking at the 9th Annual Aboriginal Oil and Gas Forum, Minister Bob McLeod highlighted the many partnerships and joint ventures Aboriginal people have struck, particularly in resource development, and how they are creating economic growth in the NWT.
December 7, 2010 - Speaking at the 9th Annual Aboriginal Oil and Gas Forum today in Edmonton, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, says the many partnerships and joint ventures Aboriginal people have struck, particularly in resource development, are creating economic growth in the NWT.
December 7, 2010 - The Government of the Northwest Territories has a new Diamond Policy Framework ─ one that will support and encourage the growth of the diamond manufacturing industry in the Northwest Territories.
December 6, 2010 - The recent Public Utilities Board (PUB) decision to re-balance the Northwest Territories Power Corporation electricity rates and implement other changes to the electricity system reflects the findings and recommendations of the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Electricity Review.
Decemeber 6, 2010 - Tomorrow, the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, will be the keynote speaker at the Aboriginal Oil and Gas Forum luncheon in Edmonton, and will discuss the Northwest Territories’ experience with Aboriginal equity partnership models. During the two-day Forum, he will also attend several information sessions.
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December 3, 2010 - Minister Floyd K. Roland has announced today the appointment of Mr. Brendan Bell as Chair of the Northwest Territories Power Corporation for a three year term.
The former GNWT Minister Responsible for Energy brings key northern political experience to the Corporation’s leadership, along with a valuable understanding of the NWT’s energy potential and marketplace.
December 2, 2010 - Community Futures organizations, such as the Akaitcho Business Development Corporation (Akaitcho BDC), continue to enhance economic development in the Northwest Territories says Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), Bob McLeod.
December 2, 2010 - Improvements to the procurement chapter of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) will be a major focus for the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, at the upcoming Committee on Internal Trade (CIT) Annual Meeting.
December 2, 2010 - Across the Northwest Territories, new opportunities after school for youth to be active have been created thanks to Active After School funding.
The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Robert C. McLeod, says active programs after school are important because it is a period when youth tend to be less active.
December 2, 2010 - With shorter days upon us, residents of the Northwest Territories are reminded to be safe when walking on our streets, roads, and highways.
In 2009, two fatalities occurred when drivers collided with pedestrians during hours of darkness. In each case, the drivers did not see the victim until it was too late.
Transportation Minister Michael McLeod says it is important that every pedestrian wear reflective clothing or lights to ensure they are visible to the approaching motorist.