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February 15, 2011
News Releases

February 15, 2011 - The feasibility of running a fibre optics cable from the south of the Northwest Territories to Inuvik, and eventually to Tuktoyaktuk, is being studied by the Government of the Northwest Territories.

The Minister of Finance, J. Michael Miltenberger, says the fibre link is important in improving data communications for both the public and private sector in the communities along the route.

February 14, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 14, 2011 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment informed members of the work the GNWT is undertaking to improve the NWT film industry.
 

 

February 10, 2011
News Releases

February 10, 2011 - Mental health services and programs delivered through the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority (YHSSA) and the Stanton Territorial Health Authority (STHA) have now been integrated. The integration will improve visibility, access and care coordination for clients from across the Northwest Territories (NWT).

February 10, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 10, 2011 - During Session today, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Sandy Lee, raised awareness about the importance of maintaining good mental health.
 

 

February 10, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 10, 2011 - The Minister of Justice, Jackson Lafferty, announced the release of a new documentary released by the Department of Justice.
 

 

February 10, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 10, 2011 - Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, discussed the electricity review process during Session today.
 

 

February 9, 2011
News Releases

February 9, 2011 - The President of the Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Betty Villebrun, today signed the agreement-in-principle (AiP) on devolution formalizing their intent to be a part of negotiations towards a final agreement.

The AiP was previously signed by Northwest Territories Premier Floyd K. Roland, Chair of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Ms. Nellie Cournoyea, and Canadian Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians Mr. John Duncan.

February 8, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 8, 2011 - The Single Use Retail Bag Program is now underway announced Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, J. Michael Miltenberger.
 

 

February 8, 2011
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

February 8, 2011 - The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Jackson Lafferty, highlighted the recent work on the Aboriginal Student Achievement initiative.
 

 

February 7, 2011
News Releases

February 7, 2011 - From February 11-27 more than 120 athletes, coaches, mission staff and cultural performers will represent Team NWT at the upcoming Jeux de Canada Winter Games being held in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), Robert C. McLeod, says the Canada Winter Games is an important event that encourages youth to live healthy, active lifestyles.

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