(Yellowknife, NT) May 5, 2010 – The Legislative Assembly’s Elder Parliamentarians have chosen the five motions that they will debate during the inaugural “mock” session to be held tomorrow in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly building. The five topics were chosen during discussions in “Caucus” meetings involving all the elders.
(Yellowknife, NT) April 29, 2010 – The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, the Honourable Paul Delorey, will be hosting the first ever Elders Parliament the week of May 3 – 7, 2010. Through an application process, nineteen individuals over the age of 50 from across the North have been selected to take part in this exciting program. The participants will attend meetings and briefings during this week-long event in preparation for Elders Parliament session, in which they assume the role of a Member of the Legislative Assembly.
(YELLOWKNIFE) March 8, 2010 – The Fifth Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories will reconvene on March 23, 2010 at 1:30pm.
By the authority granted to him through a motion of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Paul Delorey, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, has given notice that the Fifth Session of the 16th Legislative Assembly shall reconvene on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 1:30pm.
(Yellowknife) February 12, 2010 – The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Paul Delorey, is pleased to announce a new program designed for all elders across the Northwest Territories.
“Elders Parliament is an outreach program designed to allow any NWT residents over the age of 50 to voice concerns on issues that affect them and also to showcase our unique form of consensus government here in the NWT,” says Speaker Delorey.
(Yellowknife, NT) February 9, 2010 – The Honourable Paul Delorey, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, has appointed a new member to the Independent Commission to Review Members’ Compensation and Benefits.
Garth Malakoe of Yellowknife was appointed Chair of the Commission in September 2009, but has since been appointed as a Judge of the Territorial Court and has resigned from the Commission. The Speaker has appointed Mr. Edward W. Gullberg to fill the vacancy.
(Yellowknife, NT) January 11, 2010 – The Standing Committee on Social Programs has begun its review of the Child and Family Services Act as defined by the Terms of Reference adopted by the Legislative Assembly on October 22, 2009. A Report is expected to be tabled in the Legislative Assembly during the fall 2010 session.
(Yellowknife, NT) September 26, 2009 – The Standing Committees of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories are pleased with the initial results of their recent decision to conduct more briefings and meetings in public.
(Yellowknife, NT) September 16, 2009 – The Honourable Paul Delorey, Speaker of the NWT Legislative Assembly, will play host to 32 parliamentarians from across Canada during the 31st Canadian Parliamentary Seminar in Yellowknife this week.
(Yellowknife, NT) September 8, 2009 – The Honourable Paul Delorey, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, on the recommendation of the Board of Management, has appointed three members to the Independent Commission to Review Members’ Compensation and Benefits.
IQALUIT, Nunavut and YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories (September 1, 2009) – Speakers James Arreak and Paul Delorey today announced that the Nunavut and Northwest Territories legislatures have made a joint submission to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).