News Releases

(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, July 9, 2024 – The Order of the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2023 inductees of the Order of the Northwest Territories: Mrs. Helen...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Friday, June 21, 2024 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to announce the addition of the Dene Zhatıé language to the self-guided audio tour, in celebration of...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - The Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment is conducting a review to understand how participants experience the regulatory framework for land...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, June 4, 2024 – The Standing Committee on Social Development has formally requested the Minister of Health and Social Services to pause the rollout of changes to the Extended...
YELLOWKNIFE, Thursday, May 23 2024 – In a motion passed by the House, Ms. Krista Carnogursky's appointment has been recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, Mr. Gerald W. Kisoun...
Yellowknife, Friday, May 10, 2024 – The Third Sitting of First Session of the 20 th Legislative Assembly will commence: When:    Thursday, May 23 Location:        Chamber of the Legislative Assembly...
Yellowknife (Thursday, May 9, 2024) – The Honourable Shane Thompson, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly would like to make the following Statutory Officer reports available to the public in...
Today, the Legislative Assembly is excited to unveil our new website. This newly designed website features new and increased functionality. Features to note: A dedicated Bills and Legislation page...
Yellowknife (March 28, 2024) –The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Government Operations invites you to a public meeting in Yellowknife to share your ideas as part of their review of Bill...
Members of the Legislative Assembly on the Standing Committee on Social Development warmly invite members of the public and media to participate in their review of Bill 2: Missing Persons Act at the...
YELLOWKNIFE, Monday, March 11, 2024 – During the February Session, the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly established the Standing Committees of the 20th Assembly. These Committees, comprised...
The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories Requests an Expressions of Interest for the Following Position: Ombud The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories is seeking expressions...
YELLOWKNIFE, Friday, March 1, 2024 – Session has adjourned. Thank you for tuning in! If you missed the live recording, you can always watch the playback here. As part of our ongoing commitment to the...
YELLOWKNIFE, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly has tabled its 2022-2023 Annual Report today during session. To learn more about the day-to-day business of...
YELLOWKNIFE, Friday, February 23, 2024 – Members of the Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight would like to express their disappointment that Cabinet voted against yesterday’s motion to...
YELLOWKNIFE, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – After the November election, the focus shifts to establishing the next major milestone for the new Assembly: setting its priorities. Through extensive...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, February 6, 2024) -- The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C. has investigated and dismissed complaints lodged against...
YELLOWKNIFE, Thursday, February 1, 2024 – The Second Sitting of First Session of the 20th Legislative Assembly will convene in February 2024. When: Tuesday, February 6 Location: Chamber of the...
YELLOWKNIFE – Monday, January 29, 2024 – The Speaker is delighted to announce that applications for Youth Parliament 2024 are now open. This unique program invites grade 9 and 10 students from across...
YELLOWKNIFE, Thursday, December 7, 2023 – Members of the 20th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly have chosen the six MLAs who, along with Premier Mr. R.J. Simpson, will form the Executive...