2022 Recipients of the Order of the Northwest Territories Announced

(YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, February 16, 2023 – The Order of the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Order of the Northwest Territories as:
Mrs. JoAnne Deneron of Fort Liard
Mr. Paul Kaeser II of Fort Smith
Mrs. Mary Effie Snowshoe of Fort McPherson
The Order of the Northwest Territories, established in 2013 by the Territorial Emblems and Honours Act, recognizes individuals who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the NWT or elsewhere. It is the highest honour awarded to NWT residents. A member of the Order can wear the insignia of the Order as a decoration and use the initials “O.N.W.T.” after their name.
Summaries of the nominated inductees are attached.
The investiture ceremony will take place in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly building in Yellowknife on Thursday, March 30th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, the Honourable Margaret Thom, will preside over the ceremony in her role as Chancellor of the Order.
The ceremony is open to the public and the media are welcome to attend.
The next nomination period will be from April 21 to May 19, 2023. Please visit the Legislative Assembly website for more information.
For more information, please contact:
Public Affairs and Communications
Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly
P: 867-767-9130 ext. 12017