December 7, 2010 - Speaking at the 9th Annual Aboriginal Oil and Gas Forum, Minister Bob McLeod highlighted the many partnerships and joint ventures Aboriginal people have struck, particularly in resource development, and how they are creating economic growth in the NWT.
December 7, 2010 - Speaking at the 9th Annual Aboriginal Oil and Gas Forum today in Edmonton, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, says the many partnerships and joint ventures Aboriginal people have struck, particularly in resource development, are creating economic growth in the NWT.
November 25, 2010 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment, Bob McLeod, highlighted the GNWT's commitment to the tourism industry in the NWT during the NWT Tourism AGM.
Thank you and good evening to you all. It is my pleasure to be with you in Inuvik and the spectacular Beaufort Delta region as you gather for your annual general meeting.
November 24, 2010 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, welcomed the participants of the 2010 NWT Tourism AGM.
Good day everyone and welcome to the 2010 Northwest Territories Tourism Annual General Meeting.
I would like to congratulate the Board and staff Northwest Territories Tourism’s for putting together an agenda that is full of relevant and informative sessions that will assist us as we strive to grow this sector.
November 8, 2010 - Premier Roland delivered a keynote speech to the Arctic Future Seminar in Helsinki, Finland today.
Good afternoon and thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today.The subject of today’s seminar is one of particular interest to myself and to the people of the Northwest Territories. We have acutely experienced the rapid change that has characterized the Arctic in recent years and confronted the questions of what that change means to the interests and perspectives of Northerners.
November 4, 2010 - Premier Roland highlighted the next steps towards devolution today in the Legislative Assembly.
Mr. Speaker, the transfer of authority for public lands and resources to the Government of the Northwest Territories will create major benefits and opportunities for our people.
Approval of the proposed AiP will be a critical step in our negotiations with Canada, but it is just another step. It is not the final agreement and it will not be legally binding.
November 4, 2010 - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is leading an initiative to prepare a revised Greenhouse Gas Strategy for 2011 to 2015.
Mr. Speaker, a significant priority of the 16th Assembly is an environment that will sustain present and future generations. Climate change remains a serious issue for the people of the Northwest Territories.
November 3, 2010 - Today, during Session, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources emphasized that barren-ground caribou management has been a major priority for this Government for the past five years.
Mr. Speaker, barren-ground caribou management has been a major priority for this Government for the past five years. In a time when caribou herds around the circumpolar world are declining, we have spent considerable time, effort and resources to conserve our herds.
November 3, 2010 - The Minister of Education, Culture, and Employment provided Members of the Legislative Assembly with highlights from the new NWT Literacy Strategy.
November 2, 2010 - The Minister of Health and Social Services highlighted the GNWT's investments in eHealth and how they are essential to the delivery of health care now and in the future.
Mr. Speaker, investment in HealthNet tools such as the interoperable Electronic Health Record (or iEHR), the Diagnostic Imaging/Picture Archiving Communication System (or DI/PACS), and Telehealth are critical to delivery of health care services for residents of the Northwest Territories.