News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE - Thursday, December 7, 2023 – Members of the 20th Legislative Assembly elected R.J. Simpson, MLA for Hay River North, as Premier of the 20th Legislative Assembly. The Territorial...
YELLOWKNIFE - Thursday, December 7, 2023 – Members of the 20th Legislative Assembly elected Shane Thompson, MLA for the Nahendeh, as Speaker of the 20th Legislative Assembly. The Territorial...
YELLOWKNIFE - Tuesday, November 28, 2023 – Members of the 20th Legislative Assembly are pleased to announce the process for the upcoming Territorial Leadership Committee. Yesterday, November 27th...
YELLOWKNIFE - November 21st, 2023 – Members-elect of the 20th Legislative Assembly will hold a round-table discussion with Indigenous Governments and Organizations on November 28th at 9:00 am at the...
YELLOWKNIFE - Monday, November 20, 2023 – Members of the 20th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly will be sworn in on Friday, November 24, at 10:30 am in the Chamber. Before assuming their...
Yellowknife - November 15, 2023 – Polls closed at 8:00 pm Tuesday, November 14th, and votes were tallied to reveal the Members-elect of the 20th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly. Members...
Being an MLA is not a typical job. There is no formal job description. Each Member performs their duties in their own unique way. The closest thing they have to a boss is the people who elect them...
YELLOWKNIFE (October 13, 2023) - The Commissioner will dissolve the 19th Legislative Assembly on Sunday, October 15, 2023. The writs for each electoral district will be issued on Monday, October 16...
YELLOWKNIFE (October 10, 2023) – The Speaker, on the recommendation of the Board of Management of the Legislative Assembly, has recommended the appointment of an Acting Equal Pay Commissioner, Ms...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, October 3, 2023) -- The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C., has investigated a complaint lodged against the Member...
YELLOWKNIFE, Wednesday 20, 2023 – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, is reconvening the Second Session of the 19th Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, September 27...
YELLOWKNIFE, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 – Unveiling of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Monument When: Wednesday, October 4th Location: Legislative Assembly building Time: 11:00 am The...
The Legislative Assembly’s Board of Management adopts guidelines for the use of public funds by Members of the Legislative Assembly. Document 2023_election_year_guidelines_updated_for_bom.pdf
YELLOWKNIFE (Friday, September 15, 2023) -- The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C. has investigated and dismissed a complaint lodged...
Monday, August 28, 2023 – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, has concluded the second sitting, and the second session stands adjourned until October 12, 2023...
Thursday, August 24, 2023 – The Honorable Frederick Blake Jr., the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, is ordering the Second Session of the 19th Legislative Assembly to reconvene on Monday, August...
August 21, 2023 – The Hon. Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, has received a recommendation from the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) that the Territorial...
YELLOWKNIFE, Wednesday, August 16, 2023 – The Honourable Fredrick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, has ordered the postponement of the Second sitting of the 19th Legislative Assembly...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, August 15, 2023 – The Order of the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Order of the Northwest Territories as: Mrs...
Yellowknife (May 19, 2023) – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, and Member for Sahtú, The Honourable Ms. Paulie Chinna will be visiting schools in Tulita and...