mai 4, 2016
Déclarations et discours de ministres

Yellowknife, le 4 mai 2016 – Le premier ministre des TNO, Bob McLeod, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet des feux de Fort McMurray en Alberta :

« Au nom du gouvernement et des résidents des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, je tiens à exprimer ma compassion aux résidents de Fort McMurray. Notre gouvernement se tient prêt à apporter son aide pendant et après les incendies de végétation qui ravagent actuellement leur collectivité.

mars 11, 2016
Communiqués de presse

Yellowknife, le 11 mars 2016 – Les Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO) ont dévoilé cette semaine leur premier programme de rétablissement d’une espèce en péril.

Le braya poilu est une espèce rare de plante à fleurs que l’on trouve uniquement sur la péninsule du cap Bathurst et sur l’île Baillie, aux TNO, dans la Région désignée des Inuvialuits.

mars 2, 2016
Déclarations et discours de ministres

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories joined Canada-wide efforts to recycle end-of-life electronics with the launch of the new Electronics Recycling Program on February 1st. Electronics can contain hazardous chemicals and heavy metals, including lead, cadmium and mercury. These chemicals and metals can make their way into our environment if we do not properly manage the disposal of our old electronics.

mars 1, 2016
Déclarations et discours de ministres

Mr. Speaker, collaboration is one of the Priorities of the Assembly and is an important part of how the Government of the Northwest Territories does business. That includes developing and fostering effective partnerships in supporting a comprehensive and collaborative approach to managing and conserving our environment and our wildlife, forests and water resources.

février 4, 2016
Communiqués de presse

YELLOWKNIFE (February 4, 2016) – Wolverine, arctic, cross and red fox furs, many harvested in the Northwest Territories (NWT), sold out at the season opening sale of wild fur held January 25 in North Bay, Ontario. 

novembre 19, 2015
Communiqués de presse

YELLOWKNIFE (November 19, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has acquired the leasehold interests for both the Northwest Territories and Yukon mineral rights to North American Tungsten Company Limited’s (NATCL) Mactung property.

octobre 22, 2015
Communiqués de presse

YELLOWKNIFE (October 22, 2015) – The  Tłı̨chǫ Government has advised the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) of its decision to not harvest the Bathurst Caribou herd for the 2015/16 hunting season.

“We applaud the Tłı̨chǫ Government for showing strong leadership in dealing with this crisis,” said J. Michael Miltenberger, Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources. “It is a very tough choice that recognizes the need for strong actions to conserve the Bathurst herd for current and future generations.”

octobre 15, 2015
Communiqués de presse

VANCOUVER – B.C. (October 15, 2015) Environment Minister Mary Polak and Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources Minister J. Michael Miltenberger signed an agreement today committing both governments to co-operatively manage water in the Mackenzie River Basin.

Through the British Columbia and Northwest Territories Bilateral Water Management Agreement, which focuses on the Liard and Petitot watersheds, both governments are committing to protecting the ecosystems within the basin, as well as the interests of all citizens, including First Nations.

octobre 8, 2015
Déclarations et discours de ministres

Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise today to advise Members of this Assembly that our Government will be signing a Transboundary Water Management Agreement with British Columbia for the shared waters of the Liard and Petitot Basins.

This Agreement, the second one to be signed with an upstream jurisdiction this year, is another step in ensuring the waters of the Northwest Territories remain clean, abundant and productive for all time. 

octobre 5, 2015
Déclarations et discours de ministres

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, or ENR, Strategic Plan for 2015 – 2020. This Strategic Plan, which will be tabled later today, establishes a vision, mission, values, goals, and objectives for the Department. The Strategic Plan incorporates the new responsibilities of ENR post- Devolution.

The 2015-2020 ENR Strategic Plan aligns with government policies, including the ENR Establishment Policy, and the GNWT Sustainable Development Policy and the Land Use and Sustainability Framework.