News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (Thursday, October 20, 2022) – Members of the Legislative Assembly have appointed members to the Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Adjudication Panel. The four-year terms begin...
YELLOWKNIFE (October 17, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly has launched three significant contract event opportunities. The Legislative Assembly is requesting proposals from...
YELLOWKNIFE (SEPTEMBER 9, 2022) The Honorable Margaret Thom, Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, issued the following statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: “It is with a...
YELLOWKNIFE (Friday, September 9, 2022) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honorable Frederick Blake Jr., expresses his condolences to the Royal Family after the...
YELLOWKNIFE (September 6, 2022) – This week, the Canadian Conflict of Interest Network is meeting at the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly building in Yellowknife. The network includes...
Łutselk'e (Tuesday, September 6, 2022) – Members of the Legislative Assembly recently returned from a productive three-day annual planning meeting in Łutselkʼe and Frontier Lodge, the gateway to...
Łutselk'e (Monday, August 29, 2022) - Caucus of the 19th Legislative Assembly will meet for three days in the Tu Nedhé-Wììlìdeh constituency. Members of the Legislative Assembly and support staff will...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, July 12, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to present its new self-guided audio tour to the public. The audio tour is available on the “Smartify”...
YELLOWKNIFE (June 1, 2022) – The Legislative Assembly has recommended the reappointment of Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C., as Integrity Commissioner. By way of a Motion in the House, Mr. Jones’...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Monday, May 30, 2022 – The Standing Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Rylund Johnson, has recommended that the Government of the Northwest Territories take steps to address...
YELLOWKNIFE (Thursday, May 26, 2022) – Today, the Standing Committee on Government Operations released its Report on the Review of the Languages Commissioner for the Northwest Territories Annual...
YELLOWKNIFE (Thursday, May 19, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to launch its first edition of its “Committees Update” newsletter. The newsletter will update...
YELLOWKNIFE (Monday, May 9, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to announce that Youth Parliament 2022 begins today. Nineteen high school students from across the...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – Today, the Standing Committee on Social Development, chaired by Caitlin Cleveland, read its report titled “ Lifting Children, Youth and Families: An All of...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Monday, March 28, 2022 – The Standing Committee on Social Development, chaired by Caitlin Cleveland, is seeking an extension of their review period to allow further consideration of Bill...
YELLOWKNIFE (February 28, 2022) – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, is pleased to welcome the general public back into the building...
YELLOWKNIFE (Wednesday, February 23, 2022) – The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight will hold four theme days in the Legislative Assembly’s current February-March sitting. The theme...
Yellowknife (February 10, 2022) – Votes in the by-election have been tallied with Mr. Richard Edjericon chosen as the Member-elect for Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh. Mr. Edjericon will be officially sworn in on...
YELLOWKNIFE/HAY RIVER (January 28, 2022) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., and the Northwest Territories Ombud, Ms. Colette Langlois...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, January 6, 2022 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C. has investigated and dismissed a complaint lodged against...