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September 3, 2015 (YELLOWKNIFE) – Leaders from the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Aboriginal governments, who are partners in devolution, met in Yellowknife today to discuss a range of issues related to lands and resource management at the second Intergovernmental Council meeting.

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Thank you to everyone for attending today’s press conference.

The high cost of energy continues to be one of the most significant challenges faced by the people of the Northwest Territories and our government. Our government is committed to addressing that cost where and how it can, including taking steps to ensure residents are shielded from increases due to factors outside our control, like weather conditions. Around the world, governments are dealing with costs brought on by climate change, and our territory is not alone in facing situations like this.

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YELLOWKNIFE (September 2, 2015) –The Government of the Northwest Territories will provide the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) with up to $29.7 million to prevent an increase to power rates for all NWT residents. The funding was required because of continued low water levels affecting the Snare and Bluefish hydro systems.

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YELLOWKNIFE (August 19, 2015) – Continued partnership with the Federal Government is integral to the future success of the Northwest Territories, and Premier Bob McLeod is asking the four main political leaders to share their vision for the north if their party were to form Canada’s next government.

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Good afternoon elders, Grand Chief Erasmus, Chief Daniels, Chief Nitsiza, Chief Arrowmaker, Chief Wedawin, my MLA colleagues, ladies and gentleman.

It is my pleasure to be here today as Premier and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations to take part in the celebrations for the 10th Anniversary of the Tłįchǫ Agreement.

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Les gouvernements du Canada et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest appuient des projets d’amélioration de routes dans les T.N.-O. et des initiatives de développement économique dans les collectivités   

Les projets soutiendront la croissance économique dans les Territoires du Nord-Ouest

 

Le 27 juillet 2015                  Yellowknife (Territoires du Nord-Ouest)

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Good Morning distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.

It is a pleasure to be here today to speak to you about the Northwest Territories, land of the midnight sun, and spectacular Aurora borealis. A land with massive oil and gas reserves in a wilderness without apparent end.  A land that holds great significance for the rest of Canada; not only by responsibly developing the enormous resources but by embodying that very place your conference is about, the Arctic Border.

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YELLOWKNIFE (June 19, 2015) – A delegation from Northwest Territories travelled to Europe from June 7-12 to promote the Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL). The delegation included Premier Bob McLeod, Minister J Michael Miltenberger, Minister Robert C McLeod, MLA Robert Hawkins, officials from the federal and territorial governments and a representative from the Northern Lights General Partnership, the contractor for the MVFL.

The delegation visited clients for both the MVFL and the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF), including:

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Official photo of Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod and Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski during the Northern Premiers’ Forum in Kugluktuk, Nunavut on June 16, 2015.
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Northern Premiers’ Forum (June 16, 2015)—Premier Peter Taptuna, Premier Robert McLeod and Premier Darrell Pasloski met today in Kugluktuk, Nunavut where they discussed shared priorities and continued cooperation in building a better North. At the top of the agenda was territorial infrastructure, which is a key pillar of the Premiers’ joint document, A Northern Vision, and recognized by the three territories as a foundation of strong communities and resilient economies.