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October 22, 2010
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (October 22, 2010) - The Minister of Health and Social Services Sandy Lee will be attending the first public flu clinic at Northern United Place in Yellowknife on October 25, 2010 at noon to receive her seasonal flu shot.

Each year, the flu shot is provided free of charge to the public as a means of helping to prevent the flu.  People from six months to five years, as well as seniors and other high risk groups are urged to get the flu shot to protect themselves and others from the annual flu bug.

October 21, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 21, 2010 - The Minister of Justice Jackson Lafferty informed Members of the Legislative Assembly that the results of the Community Justice Review will be available later this fall.

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to inform Members that results of the Community Justice Review will be available later this fall.

October 21, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 21, 2010 -The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) Bob McLeod is pleased to announce that community gardeners have harvested a bumper crop of produce ranging from potatoes and carrots to spinach and lettuce.

October 21, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 21, 2010 - In honour of Waste Reduction Week, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, J. Michael Miltenberger provided residents with information about the environmental ramifications of wasteful practices and encouraged all residents to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Mr. Speaker, October 18-24 is Waste Reduction Week in Canada. This week is an opportunity to provide residents with information about the environmental ramifications of wasteful practices and to encourage all of us to reduce, reuse and recycle.

October 20, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 20, 2010 - Today, the Minister of Justice provided an update to the Legislative Assembly on Not Us, the Government of the Northwest Territories anti-drug campaign.

Mr. Speaker, I would like to provide an update to the Legislative Assembly on Not Us, the Government of the Northwest Territories anti-drug campaign.

October 19, 2010
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 19, 2010) - Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010, a federal-provincial-territorial report presenting the status of and trends in Canada’s ecosystems from a biodiversity perspective, was released in Ottawa today. This report is the first of its kind in Canada.

The Government of the Northwest Territories collaborated with the federal government and other provincial and territorial governments, by providing valuable data and information about the status and trends of the Northwest Territories’ ecozones.

October 19, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 19, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture, and Employment Jackson Lafferty announced that on October 17th to 19th in Yellowknife, Aurora College is hosting the Association of Canadian Community Colleges symposium on Serving Aboriginal Learners in Rural and Remote Communities.

October 19, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 19, 2010 - Today, the Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment Bob McLeod was pleased to report that the Government of the Northwest Territories has revised the Business Incentive Policy after two years of consultations with Members of the Legislative Assembly, the Northwest Territories business community, Aboriginal governments and other interested parties.

October 19, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 19, 2010 - The Minister of Health and Social Services Sandy Lee provided Members of the Legislative Assembly with an update today on ‘A Foundation for Change.'

Mr. Speaker, I have often spoken about the importance of making careful change within the Health and Social Services System. Our 2009 to 2012 Action Plan, ‘A Foundation for Change’, provides the foundation for this careful change.

October 18, 2010
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 18, 2010) - This is Small Business Week - a time to celebrate the small and medium-sized businesses and co-operatives, and the contributions they make to our communities and the territorial economy.

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