juin 15, 2012
Avis aux médias

On Friday, June 8th, rising water levels in the Liard River caused a flood in the community of Nahanni Butte. Most residents of the community were evacuated to Fort Simpson, where they remain. The GNWT is currently assessing conditions in the community to determine when it will be safe for residents to return to their homes. On Monday, June 18, Deputy Premier Jackson Lafferty will visit Nahanni Butte and meet with evacuees in Fort Simpson.

Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA)

juin 12, 2012
Avis aux médias

June 12, 2012

juin 11, 2012
Avis aux médias

June 11, 2012

mars 26, 2012
Avis aux médias

YELLOWKNIFE (March 23, 2012) – Media are invited to attend a teacher training workshop for the new Respect Yourself sexual health lesson plan kit being held March 26 and 27th in Yellowknife.

The workshop will provide information to teachers to help students develop the knowledge, skills and motivation to learn about their sexual health and to make healthy choices.

mars 14, 2012
Avis aux médias

March 14, 2012 - The Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) has identified a concern with a number of natural gas-burning forced-air furnaces that have the potential to introduce carbon monoxide fumes into the living environment.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, and toxic gas that is a product of incomplete combustion.

Please see the attached alert from the Office of the Fire Marshal.


septembre 23, 2011
Avis aux médias

September 23, 2011 - The Department of Education, Culture and Employment and the NWT Mining Heritage Society invite all media to attend the official release of the geological resource, Geological Journey I. The DVDs and teacher support material will be made available to all schools in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut to benefit students from Kindergarten to grade 12.

WHEN: Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 2:30PM

WHERE: Museum Café
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

septembre 7, 2011
Avis aux médias

September 7, 2011 - Media are invited to attend a World Suicide Prevention Day display at Centre Square Mall on September 9, 2011. The suicide rate in the Northwest Territories is twice the national average.

This year, the NWT theme for World Suicide Prevention Day is Building Suicide Safer Communities.

Representatives from the Department of Health and Social Services, the Canadian Mental Health Association and Family Counselling will be present to answer questions and discuss suicide prevention.


août 19, 2011
Avis aux médias

August 19, 2011 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), and the Chairman of the Board of Canadian Zinc Corporation will sign a Socio-Economic Agreement (SEA) on Monday, August 22, 2011, for the proposed Prairie Creek Mine.

août 19, 2011
Avis aux médias

August 19, 2011 - The Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) will honour the first recipients of the Minister’s Cultural Circle Awards on Monday, August 22, 2011.

The Minister’s Cultural Circle celebrates those individuals that have made significant contributions to preserve and promote the cultures in the Northwest Territories.