News Releases

(YELLOWKNIFE) February 12, 2021 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Board of Management has issued the following statement: The Board of Management is aware of concerns raised in a letter...
(YELLOWKNIFE) February 8, 2021 – The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight will hold four themed days in the Legislative Assembly during the February-March sitting. The topics will...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, January 20, 2021 – The Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment provided its views on telecommunications in the North to the Canadian Radio-television and...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, January 6, 2021 – The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Frederick Blake Jr., expresses condolences to the family of former Speaker Paul Delorey, who passed...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, December 17, 2020 – Over the last month, kindergarten students from 23 schools across the Northwest Territories have been sending handmade decorations to the Legislative...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, December 15, 2020 – The Special Committee on Reconciliation and Indigenous Affairs held its inaugural meeting on December 4 2020, and selected Lesa Semmler, MLA for Inuvik Twin...
On Friday, December 11, the Speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, on the recommendation of the Board of Management, appointed Brenda Gauthier to act as the Official Languages...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Steve Norn, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh , has forfeited his spot as a Member of the Special Committee on Reconciliation and...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Monday, November 2, 2020 – Today, the Legislative Assembly established a Special Committee on Reconciliation and Indigenous Affairs. The Special Committee is focused on encouraging...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Friday, October 30, 2020 – Two statutory officer appointments were made in the Legislative Assembly today: Executive Director of the NWT Human Rights Commission and Information and...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – Kevin O’Reilly, MLA for Frame Lake, is questioning the review of the fiscal regime of mining released on October 20th by the Minister of Industry, Tourism...
(YELLOWKNIFE) October 19, 2020 -- The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight will hold three themed days in the Legislative Assembly this sitting. The following three topics will be...
(Yellowknife, NT) October 8, 2020 -- The Standing Committee on Rules and Procedures is postponing their public hearing on the use of Official Languages in the Legislative Assembly until November 17...
(Yellowknife, NT) September 10, 2020 -- The Standing Committee on Social Development met in Hay River from August 17th to 19th, 2020, hosted by Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson. In each Assembly...
(Yellowknife, NT) September 3, 2020 – The Standing Committee on Government Operations has determined that its priority for the remainder of the 19th Assembly is increasing the representation of...
(FORT SMITH, NT) Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Members of the Legislative Assembly recently returned from a productive three-day caucus retreat in the town of Fort Smith. The Members were in a series...
(FORT SMITH, NT) August 27, 2020 - Caucus of the 19th Legislative Assembly will meet for three days on August 29th in the Thebacha constituency. Members of the Legislative Assembly and support staff...
YELLOWKNIFE (August 27, 2020) – The Territorial Leadership Committee recommends the appointment of Julie Green, MLA Yellowknife Centre, to the Executive Council. Green won by acclamation during the...
(Yellowknife) Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – Members of the 19th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly have confirmed the process to be used to elect a new member of the Executive Council during...
(Yellowknife, NT) August 25, 2020 -- The Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment met in Tuktoyaktuk from August 10th to 13th, 2020, hosted by Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson. The...