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November 2, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

November 2, 2010 - The Minister of Health and Social Services highlighted the GNWT's investments in eHealth and how they are essential to the delivery of health care now and in the future.

Mr. Speaker, investment in HealthNet tools such as the interoperable Electronic Health Record (or iEHR), the Diagnostic Imaging/Picture Archiving Communication System (or DI/PACS), and Telehealth are critical to delivery of health care services for residents of the Northwest Territories.

November 2, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

November 3, 2010 - The Minister of Transportation provided Members and the public with an update on the current status of the future Mackenzie Valley Highway to Tuktoyaktuk.

November 2, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

November 2, 2010 - Minister Bob McLeod explained how the department of Industry, Tourism and Investment is consulting with tourism stakeholders and the public on what a new tourism strategy would look like.

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories’ tourism industry has great potential to help us realize the 16th Legislative Assembly’s goal of creating a diversified economy that provides all communities and regions with opportunities and choices.

November 2, 2010
News Releases

November 2, 2010 - After a successful first round of applications, Get Active NWT grants of $750 were awarded to 45 organizations in 20 different communities by the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) and the NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA).

November 1, 2010
News Releases

November 1, 2010 - Gaining northern control over the management and administration of resources is a key reason why the Government of the Northwest Territories is pursuing Devolution, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, J. Michael Miltenberger told Members of the Legislative Assembly today.

November 1, 2010
News Releases

November 2, 2010 - More than 125 million beverage containers have been returned since the NWT Beverage Container Program first began on November 1, 2005.

“Since its’ inception, the Beverage Container Program has had enormous public support,” said Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR), J. Michael Miltenberger. “We have an 84 percent recovery rate overall and we have NWT residents to thank for this success.”

November 1, 2010
News Releases

November 1, 2010 - The Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to ensuring the delivery of the Lifesaving Society Water Smart™ program in every community in the Northwest Territories over the next four years. The Program is intended to significantly reduce the number of preventable drownings each year associated with boat use and water activities in the NWT.

November 1, 2010
News Releases

November 1, 2010 - Career Week kicked off today, and there are many events planned throughout the Northwest Territories to celebrate. This year’s theme is “Seek Change, Find Direction.”

“Planning for your future, making career choices and breaking into the job market can seem overwhelming,” says the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), Jackson Lafferty. “Career Week is a great chance for all residents of the Northwest Territories to learn more about the many career opportunities, programs and services available to them.”

November 1, 2010
News Releases

November 2, 2010 - Minister of Health and Social Services, Sandy Lee, provided further details on the process the GNWT is taking to implement the recommendations from the Supplementary Health Benefits Joint Working Group surrounding updates to the existing Extended Health Benefits program.

Mr. Speaker, I would like to provide further details on the process we are taking to implement the recommendations from the Supplementary Health Benefits Joint Working Group surrounding updates to the existing Extended Health Benefits program.

November 1, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

November 1, 2010 - The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources explained that gaining northern control over the resource management decision-making process is one of the main reasons the Government of the Northwest Territories is pursuing Devolution.

Mr. Speaker, gaining northern control over the resource management decision-making process is one of the main reasons the Government of the Northwest Territories is pursuing Devolution.

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