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Yellowknife – November 14, 2018
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (November 14, 2018) – Minister of Education Culture and Employment Caroline Cochrane will hold a public meeting in Yellowknife to discuss the Government of the Northwest Territories response to the Aurora College Foundational Review. The meetings will give Yellowknife residents an opportunity to hear about next steps in the transformation of Aurora College into a polytechnic university.

 

Yellowknife – November 13, 2018
News Releases

The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment (ITI) celebrated the career of its longest-serving tourism operator last night and saluted the Northwest Territories’ 2018 Parks Hospitality Award winner.

Alex Hall’s recognition for the territories longest-service tourism operator comes as he ends a long, storied career sharing the magic of the Arctic with visitors from around the globe. He started Canoe Arctic in 1971.

Yellowknife – November 13, 2018
Public Service Announcement

The construction of the Tłı̨chǫ All Season Road Project moves closer reality with the announcement today by Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod that North Star Infrastructure has been selected as the Preferred Proponent, pursuant to the GNWT’s Request for Proposal for the project.

 

The GNWT and NSI will be working together to finalize the Project Agreement and start the preparatory work required before construction can begin later the Fall of 2019.

 

North Star Infrastructure is a consortium consisting of:

 

Yellowknife – November 9, 2018
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released the Government of the Northwest Territories Disability Action Plan 2018/19-2021/22. The Action Plan identifies key activities the government is doing to improve support for NWT residents with disabilities. 

 

The Disability Action Plan focuses on five key objectives:

Inuvik – November 8, 2018
Public Service Announcement

The Health Service Adminsitration toll free line for is now working. NWT residents can call 1-800-661-0830 or email hsa@gov.nt.ca for questions regarding their health care cards or vital stats.

Yellowknife – November 7, 2018
News Releases

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Inuvik – November 7, 2018
Public Service Announcement

If you are having difficulty reaching any person through the Health Service Administration Office’s toll-free number it is due to phone system issues at the facility. These issues include a lack of all voicemail services and issues with the toll-free number being busy.

 

Staff are working with NWTel to fix the issue. If you your experiencing these issues, please call the direct line 1-867-777-7413 or email hsa@gov.nt.ca.

Yellowknife – November 1, 2018
News Releases

Today, the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann announced that tourism numbers have reached record heights in the Northwest Territories (NWT) in 2017-18. For the first time, over 110,000 visitors travelled to the NWT with spending totaling just over $203 million in the process.

 

Yellowknife – November 1, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, over the last five years the Government of Northwest Territories has worked in partnership with people and organizations across the NWT to better understand and meaningfully address the root causes of poverty in this territory. This outreach supports our mandate commitment to reduce poverty in the Northwest Territories.

 

Yellowknife – November 1, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories has made a mandate commitment to implement the 2030 Energy Strategy. This includes renewable and alternative energy solutions and actions that the GNWT and our partners will undertake to meet targets for greenhouse gas reductions in heating and power generation as well as a 10-year strategy for investing federal and other funding towards energy projects.

 

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