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February 15, 2011
News Releases

February 15, 2011 - NWT youth are encouraged to participate in the Canadian Securities Administrators ‘Financial Fitness Challenge’, an online contest that uses videos, Facebook and Twitter tips to help youth increase their financial literacy and offers them the chance to win an iPad or a grand prize of $2,000.

February 15, 2011
News Releases

February 15, 2011 - New common standards for mine safety training are being developed by the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Northern Safety Association (NSA), and the three diamond mines in the NWT (BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and De Beers Canada). The safety standards will be recognized by all three mining companies, and will provide NWT residents with mine safety training to improve their employment opportunities.

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.
 

 

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