December 15, 2010 - The recent Tlicho Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA) Regional Forum in Behchoko was a great opportunity for community leaders and youth to get together and share their ideas on how to improve academic performance among Aboriginal students in school.
December 11, 2010 - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to celebrate the completion of the Enterprise Community Centre. The new centre will meet the growing needs of the area, providing much-needed community and municipal office space.
December 9, 2010 - The Department of Justice has developed a comprehensive plan for providing appropriate custody and programs for female offenders, following three years of program and facility reviews, research, and consultations. As part of this plan, the Arctic Tern Young Offender Facility in Inuvik will close on March 31, 2011.
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.