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November 24, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

November 24, 2010 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, welcomed the participants of the 2010 NWT Tourism AGM.

Good day everyone and welcome to the 2010 Northwest Territories Tourism Annual General Meeting.

I would like to congratulate the Board and staff Northwest Territories Tourism’s for putting together an agenda that is full of relevant and informative sessions that will assist us as we strive to grow this sector.

November 24, 2010
News Releases

November 24, 2010 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Bob McLeod will attend NWT Tourism’s 2010 Annual General Meeting and Conference being held from November 24-26 in Inuvik. The meeting will bring together public and private sector industry stakeholders.

November 22, 2010
News Releases

November 22, 2010 - The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is working closely with fuel suppliers in the North Slave Region to ensure that adequate supplies continue to be available to fuel distributors in the communities of Fort Providence, Behchoko and Yellowknife.

November 19, 2010
News Releases

November 19, 2010 - National Child Day on Saturday, November 20, 2010 marks the 21st anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This year’s theme for National Child Day promotes Article 13 of the CRC which states “children have the right to freedom of expression.”

November 18, 2010
News Releases

November 18, 2010 - The Department of Health and Social Services, the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, and the Tuktoyaktuk Community Corporation recently launched a pilot program in Tuktoyaktuk to address mental health and addictions issues.

The pilot project will explore what type of programming will be useful and helpful in the community. Through the pilot project, an ideal counselling services model will be developed based on the community's needs.

November 17, 2010
News Releases

November 17, 2010 - The Minister of Transportation, Michael McLeod, highlights the value and next steps of the Mackenzie Valley Highway.

The Northwest Territories is poised and ready to craft the newest chapters in the epic tale that is Canada’s history.

November 17, 2010
Public Service Announcement

November 17, 2010 - The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) , Tourism and Parks Division will be hosting an Aboriginal Tourism Consultation workshop from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on November 24, 2010 in Inuvik.

The recommendations in Building the Aboriginal Tourism Product report will be discussed, as well as ITI action items and next steps.

For more information please visit ITI's website or contact:

November 17, 2010
Public Service Announcement

November 17, 2010 - Amazing Family Sundays presents: The Mystery and History of Magic, November 21, 2 – 4 pm at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center.

What are the best magic tricks throughout history? Who discovered the illusions and sleights of hand that are part of every magic show? How can you make old tricks seem new?

Find out from the Frozen-Fingered Magicians, Steve Elms and Terry Brookes. Be ready for anything in their new interactive multimedia presentation, even a few tricks.

November 17, 2010
News Releases

November 17, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), Jackson Lafferty, is in Behchoko today for the Minister’s Regional Forum on Aboriginal Student Achievement (ASA). During the Forum, the Minister will be discussing Aboriginal student academic achievement with Aboriginal government, community and youth representatives, as well as Tlicho Community Services Agency educators and school principals.

November 16, 2010
Public Service Announcement

November 16, 2010 - The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment is hosting a one day Outdoor Adventure Workshop in Inuvik on November 23, 2010.

The goal of the workshop is to generate ideas for diversifying or enhancing existing products, developing new products and expanding target markets for the Outdoor Adventure Operators. The objectives are to:

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