In the coming weeks, the Standing Committee will be reviewing Bill 1: Western Canada Lottery Act.
This Bill establishes the Northwest Territories LotteryCommission. It also establishes the Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Fund, a special purpose fund that will receive proceeds from the operation of lotteries by the Western Canada Lottery Corporation. The Commission is responsible for the conduct, management and operation of lotteries. The Minister will administer the Fund and distribute proceeds for limited purposes
including the promotion and deliveryof physical activity, sport and recreation programs.
The Standing Committee on Government Operations is also looking forward to public reviews of the 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Office of the Northwest Territories Languages Commissioner and the 2017 Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Climate Change in the Northwest Territories.