News Releases

Yellowknife (Wednesday, April 19) – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, invites the communities of Aklavik, Tsiigehtchic, and Fort McPherson to see the Official...
Yellowknife (April 13, 2023) – Youth Parliament begins April 17 concluding with a Model Session broadcast live on April 20 at 1:30pm. Nineteen students from across the territory have been selected to...
YELLOWKNIFE (Wednesday, March 29, 2023) – On March 9, 2023, the Standing Committee on Social Development (Committee), presented the report Homeless Prevention: Supporting Pathways to Housing NWT...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, March 28, 2023) – Today in the Legislative Assembly, the Standing Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Mr. Rylund Johnson, read its report on Indigenous representation...
YELLOWKNIFE (Monday, March 27, 2023) – Today, the Standing Committee on Social Development, chaired by Ms. Caitlin Cleveland, read its report Strengthening Community Supports, Lifting Youth Voices...
YELLOWKNIFE (Monday, March 27, 2023) – Today, the Standing Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Mr. Rylund Johnson, read its report on their statutory review of the Official Languages Act in...
YELLOWKNIFE (March 8, 2023) – NWT Legislative Assembly adopts Process Convention regarding legislation drafted in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Council (IGC) On March 7, 2023, the Caucus of...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, March 7, 2023) – MLAs introduce a bill to amend how salaries and allowances are adjusted. On Monday, March 6, 2023, the Chair of Caucus, Mrs. Frieda Martselos, introduced Bill 73...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, March 7, 2023) – MLAs introduce a bill to amend how salaries and allowances are adjusted. On Monday, March 6, 2023, the Chair of Caucus, Mrs. Frieda Martselos, introduced Bill 73...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, February 28, 2023 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to announce the addition of the Tłı̨chǫ language to the self-guided audio tour, in celebration of...
YELLOWKNIFE (Monday, February 27, 2023) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly celebrates Indigenous Languages Month by unveiling the renaming of its meeting rooms in the territory’s nine...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, February 16, 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) Thursday, February 16, 2023 – The Order of the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Order of the Northwest Territories as: Mrs...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, February 14, 2023) – Members of the Legislative Assembly have recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories the appointment of Glen Rutland as Clerk of the...
YELLOWKNIFE (Thursday, December 1, 2022) – The Mayor of Yellowknife, Her Worship Rebecca Alty, and the Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 10, 2022) – The Clerk of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, Tim Mercer, today advised the Speaker of his intention to retire on March 31, 2023. Appointed in 2003, Mr...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 3, 2022) – Today, the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories assented to An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act and An Act to Amend the Elections...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 2, 2022) – Today, Mr. Floyd Powder was appointed as the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly’s Sergeant-at-Arms. The appointment takes effect December 5, 2022. The Sergeant...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 1, 2022) – Today in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Member for Great Slave, Ms. Katrina Nokleby, introduced a Private Member’s Bill that proposes to change...
YELLOWKNIFE (October 31, 2022) – Today, a Motion that directs the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to prioritize implementing immediate suicide prevention strategies throughout the...