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October 27, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 27, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Jackson Lafferty, presented the Government of the Northwest Territories' NWT Aboriginal Languages Plan - A Shared Responsibility today.

Mr. Speaker, later today I will table the Government of the Northwest Territories’ NWT Aboriginal Languages Plan – A Shared Responsibility. The Plan was crafted after reviewing the Standing Committee on Government Operations report, Reality Check – Securing a Future for the Official Languages of the Northwest Territories.

October 27, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 27, 2010 - The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Robert C. McLeod, presented the Department's Strategic Plan today.

October 26, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 26, 2010 - Premier Floyd K. Roland says concerns that Devolution will impact existing land claims and current land, resources and self-government negotiations are unfounded.

In the first of a series of statements he will make to clarify misconceptions and misinformation arising out of the leak of the proposed Agreement-in-Principle (AiP), the Premier refuted speculation that approval of a draft AiP will prejudice current Aboriginal rights negotiations or violate existing land claims agreements.

October 25, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 25, 2010 - Today, Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment, Bob McLeod, talked about the Government's innovative multi-year campaign, "Come Make Your Mark," which is designed to increase awareness across Canada of the tremendous career opportunities available in the Northwest Territories in an effort to get Canadians to live and work here long-term.

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories has a very bright future. The economic opportunities our territory possesses in tourism, mining, oil and gas and more are significant.

October 25, 2010
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

October 25, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture, and Employment, Jackson Lafferty, announced that the Department is working on a NWT Labour Force Development Framework that looks ahead to the next 10 years.

Mr. Speaker, one of the key priorities of the 16th Legislative Assembly is a diversified economy that provides all communities and regions with opportunities and choices.

October 25, 2010
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (October 25, 2010) -In honour of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, the Sissons/Morrow carving collection is on public display at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife.

October 22, 2010
Public Service Announcement

October 22, 2010 - The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission will be hosting a series of free safety courses in Hay River, beginning on Tuesday, October 26, 2010.

The three courses, which are offered at no charge, will be held in the Alice Cambridge Room at Whispering Willows from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily.

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.

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