News Releases

(YELLOWKNIFE) Friday, July 17, 2020 – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Phillip Jones, Q.C. has investigated and dismissed a complaint lodged against...
(BEHCHOKǪ̀) July 15, 2020 – Mr. Jackson Lafferty, MLA for Monfwi, condemns the Premier of the Northwest Territories’ refusal to support Tłı̨chǫ Chiefs. “I stand with the leaders of my people in...
(YELLOWKNIFE) July 3, 2020 -- The water supply system that supplies the Legislative Assembly building and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be replaced this summer. The Legislative...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Monday, June 29, 2020 – The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight recognizes systemic racism in our society, and specifically in the justice system. This racism presents...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, June 11, 2020 – A motion has been passed in the Legislative Assembly that directs the Government of the Northwest Territories to create a Seniors’ and Elders’ Strategy. This...
(YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, June 9, 2020 -- The Standing Committees on Economic Development and Environment, Government Operations, and Social Development, are collaborating to evaluate the Government of...
YELLOWKNIFE (May 29, 2020) – Members of the 19th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly have withdrawn the Motion to remove a Minister from the Executive Council. The Standing Committee on...
YELLOWKNIFE (May 27, 2020) – Members of the 19th Legislative Assembly today introduced a Notice of Motion for the revocation of a government Minister. MLA Steve Norn, Chair of the Standing Committee...
YELLOWKNIFE (May 15, 2020) – The 2nd Session of the 19th Legislative Assembly will resume sitting on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Yellowknife. On March 16th, 2020, Members of the Legislative Assembly held...
YELLOWKNIFE (April 3, 2020) - Mr. Jackie Jacobson, Member for Nunakput, is calling on the GNWT to take drastic steps now to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in the smaller communities. He supports...
YELLOWKNIFE (APRIL 2, 2020) - The Standing Committee on Accountability and Oversight has been meeting several times a week to discuss the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and how best to address issues...
YELLOWKNIFE (MARCH 13, 2020) - The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly announced today that the winter sitting of the Legislative Assembly will recess on Monday, March 16th, 2020 to allow cabinet and...
YELLOWKNIFE (March 6, 2020) - On April 1, 2020 the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) of Canada and officials from the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) will be appearing before...
(YELLOWKNIFE) October 8th, 2019 – The Members-elect of the 19th Legislative Assembly will hold a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, October 9th at 9:00 am in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly...
(Yellowknife) October 12, 2007 – Members-elect of the 16th Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories have confirmed the process to be used to elect the Speaker, Premier, and Executive Council...