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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.

October 18, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 18, 2010 - Today, the Minister of Health and Social services highlighted two initiatives that the Department of Health and Social Services has spearheaded with the Coalition Against Family Violence as part of the NWT Family Violence Action Plan Phase II.

Mr. Speaker, family violence is a deliberate use of force to control another person. Abusers do not just lose their tempers or simply have problems with anger management. They choose to hurt and control their victims.

October 18, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 18, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty was pleased to share news today about its Aboriginal Student Achievement initiative that focuses on increasing the accomplishments of Aboriginal students across the Northwest Territories.

Mr. Speaker, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment is pleased to share news about its Aboriginal Student Achievement initiative that focuses on increasing the accomplishments of Aboriginal students across the Northwest Territories.

October 18, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 18, 2010 - Today marks the start of Small Business Week, and the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment took the opportunity today to recognize and celebrate the entrepreneurs and their businesses across the Northwest Territories.

Mr. Speaker, this is Small Business Week, an opportunity to recognize and celebrate entrepreneurs and their businesses across the Northwest Territories. I would also like to recognize Co-op Week and the 16 cooperatives that serve residents in the Northwest Territories.

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