News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (December 21, 2021) – Today, the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly released its Workplace Review Action Plan. The Workplace Review Action Plan identifies how the Office of the...
To the Residents of the Northwest Territories, I know there has been a lot of interest and reporting on the internal affairs of the Legislative Assembly. I am writing this letter to you to clarify the...
YELLOWKNIFE (December 9, 2021) – During this Session of the Legislative Assembly, Members made changes to Caucus leadership, the membership of the Standing Committee on Government Operations, and...
YELLOWKNIFE (December 7, 2021) – The Legislative Assembly has recommended the appointment of Ms. Bronwyn Watters as Equal Pay Commissioner. By way of a Motion in the House, Ms. Watters’ appointment...
YELLOWKNIFE (December 3, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., has issued the following statement: All Members and Legislative...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 25, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Hon. Frederick Blake Jr., is pleased to present two educational videos that teach residents about...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 24, 2021) –Yesterday, Members of the Legislative Assembly voted to declare the seat for Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh vacant. Pursuant to section 8 of the Legislative Assembly and Executive...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 24, 2021) – Today in the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Stephen Dunbar was appointed as the Northwest Territories Chief Electoral Officer. By way of a motion in the House, Mr. Dunbar...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – The Member of the Legislative Assembly for Monfwi, Ms. Jane Weyallon Armstrong, was appointed today to three committees by way of motion in the House. The...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 23, 2021) – On November 22, 2021, a motion was passed in the House to require Members of the Legislative Assembly to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend sittings...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Monday, November 22, 2021 -- The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight will hold theme days on Wednesdays in the Legislative Assembly’s upcoming sitting. The theme days will...
YELLOWKNIFE (November 18, 2021) – Today, the Honourable Mr. Justice Ronald L. Barclay, Q.C., the Sole Adjudicator appointed in the code of conduct complaint against the MLA for Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh...
The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., extends his condolences to the family and friends of former Speaker, the Honourable Robert MacQuarrie...
YELLOWKNIFE (September 27, 2021) - Today, the Hon. Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, released a redacted version of the final report of the Workplace...
YELLOWKNIFE (September 15, 2021) – Today, the Hon. Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, released the full report of the Workplace Review conducted into the...
YELLOWKNIFE (August 30, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., has issued the following statement: In response to Mr. Norn and Ms...
YELLOWKNIFE (August 26, 2021) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management met from August 23 to 25, 2021 to discuss...
Yellowknife (July 28, 2021) – Votes in the Monfwi constituency by-election have been tallied to reveal the Member-elect, Jane Weyallon Armstrong Jane Weyallon Armstrong will be officially sworn in on...
YELLOWKNIFE (July 2, 2021) – The Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, is pleased to welcome people back into the building starting July 5, 2021...
YELLOWKNIFE (June 28, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., has appointed the Honourable Mr. Justice Ronald L. Barclay, Q.C. to act...