News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (June 25, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., has issued the following statement: The Northwest Territories...
YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, June 15, 2021) -- The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C., has investigated a complaint lodged against the Member of...
YELLOWKNIFE (Friday, June 4, 2021) – Today, Mr. Jackson Lafferty resigned as the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Monfwi. In accordance with the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council...
YELLOWKNIFE (Wednesday, June 2, 2021) – Today, the Standing Committee on Social Development reported progress on its review of housing in the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories...
YELLOWKNIFE (Wednesday, June 2, 2021) – Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Standing Committees have selected Chairs to serve at their pleasure for the remainder of the 19th Assembly. The...
YELLOWKNIFE (May 27, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly issued the following statement regarding recent media coverage of Legislative Assembly processes: “The...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, May 27, 2021 -- The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight will hold a COVID-19 theme day in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, May 28, 2021. Members Statements...
Due to recent changes to how the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly’s daily near-verbatim transcript of proceedings is produced, the public is advised to expect Hansard publication delays for...
YELLOWKNIFE (Friday, May 14, 2021) - Today, Members of the Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight voted to remove MLA Steve Norn as Chair of the Committee. MLA Kevin O’Reilly, as Deputy...
YELLOWKNIFE (May 4, 2021) – Caucus of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly have issued the following statement: On May 4, 2021, Members of the Legislative Assembly met as Caucus to discuss...
YELLOWKNIFE (April 30, 2021) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management has approved an amendment to the Terms of...
YELLOWKNIFE (April 9, 2021) – The Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, the Honorable Frederick Blake Jr., expresses his condolences to the Royal Family after the passing of His...
YELLOWKNIFE (Wednesday, March 31) – Members of the Legislative Assembly have appointed Mr. Sheldon Toner of Yellowknife, Mr. Lou Sebert of Fort Smith, and Ms. Jay Sengupta of Hamilton, Ontario to the...
Yellowknife (March 31, 2021) – Members of the Legislative Assembly approved the Main Estimates for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Initially presented on February 4, the 2021-2022 Budget is proposing to...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – A motion that directs the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to prioritize the problematic issue of housing in the Territory was carried by...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, March 4, 2021 – The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., expresses his condolences to the family of the first Speaker of the Northwest...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – Today, a motion was passed in the Legislative Assembly that calls upon the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to review its policies and practices...
(YELLOWKNIFE) March 2, 2021 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management has hired Quintet Consulting Corporation to...
(YELLOWKNIFE) February 17, 2021 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management met today to discuss personnel matters...
(YELLOWKNIFE) February 15, 2021 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management became aware of April Taylor’s...