Board of Management Media Statement March 2, 2021

(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 conduct a third-party workplace review of the Legislative Assembly’s Office of the Clerk. Quintet is a Canadian consulting firm located in Ottawa with particular expertise in the field of conflict management and prevention, including conducting administrative investigations.

Founded in 1993, Quintet’s consulting work focuses on investigations into alleged harassment and misconduct, organization reviews, workplace policy development, and training. The company has completed more than 1000 engagements in Canada and across the globe.

Current and former staff of the Office of the Clerk, since the beginning of the 19th Assembly, will have the opportunity to speak voluntarily to the independent third-party firm. They will be contacted by Quintet in the coming weeks. The Terms of Reference for the workplace review are attached to this release.

The Board will comment further when appropriate.