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March 14, 2020
Public Service Announcement

To access Public Health Advisories distributed by the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority, visit the links below: 

Yellowknife – April 8, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Good afternoon.

As the Premier said, these are unprecedented times.

We put a name on it three weeks ago when we called a Public Health Emergency.

Yellowknife – April 8, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Good Afternoon.

Today we’re here to talk to media and residents about how the Government of the Northwest Territories will enforce orders made by the Chief Public Health Officer to protect NWT residents and communities.

Yellowknife – April 7, 2020
News Releases

Premier Caroline Cochrane announced that she will assume the portfolio of Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) effective today.

Yellowknife – April 6, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Today the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna extended the territory-wide state of emergency under the Emergency Management Act.

 

Yellowknife – April 6, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Good morning, thank you for joining us today.

Earlier today I announced that I would be assuming responsibility for the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, effective today.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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I want to echo the Premier’s comments that we all need to follow the advice and direction of the Chief Public Health Officer.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Thank you for joining us this morning.

Once again, we have some unhappy news that we’re here to discuss: the confirmation of two additional COVID-19 cases in the Northwest Territories, including our first case in a small community.

Yellowknife – April 3, 2020
Media Statement

The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR), Shane Thompson, together with Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Łutsel Kʼe Dene First Nation Chief Darryl Marlowe, and other Indigenous regional leaders, issued a joint statement today to reinforce the need for responsible harvesting of

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