Wally Schumann

MLA Hay River South

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Updates to NWT Petroleum Legislation: Engagement Update April 12th 3-7pm Ptarmigan Inn

Public engagement sessions continued last week as the GNWT visited the Sahtu and Beaufort Delta regions to get their input on proposed changes to oil and gas laws.

These latest sessions hit the NWT’s oil and gas heartland, so there was a lot to be said from those who attended.

Norman Wells — home of Canada’s longest-producing oil field — was the first stop on March 26. Before the public session, the engagement team sat down with representatives from the Sahtu Secretariat Incorporated and the Norman Wells Land Corporation. This is the first of many conversations the team anticipates having with these groups as engagement continues.

Residents in Norman Wells were particularly interested in learning more about what was being proposed. Experts from the GNWT team were able to sit down one-on-one and explain the proposed amendments in detail thanks to the open-workshop format and to provide takeaway-information from the cache of public education materials produced for this project.

The next morning, the team flew over the stunning Franklin Mountains and on to Inuvik. Immediately upon landing, they made their way to the Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre to welcome participants.

Twenty-four participants, including local business and community leaders dropped in to make their thoughts known. Dominant topics at the session included finding ways to remove barriers for responsibly developing the Delta’s significant oil and gas resources, and concerns about environmental protection for oil and gas projects.

Media representatives were also on-hand to gain perspectives from local resident and speak with Director of Petroleum Resources for the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment Menzie McEachern.

What’s Next?

Next up is the Yellowknife session. The session will be held April 9 at the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre from 3-7pm.

There will be a territory-wide French language session held on April 10. Those who can be in Yellowknife and wish to participate in-person can come to the Janvier Room at the Explorer Hotel from 3-7pm. Those in other communities can contact 1-867-767-9202 ext. 63046 to take part via teleconference.

Soon after, on April 12, the team will visit the South Slave region. The session will be held from 3-7pm at Hay River’s Ptarmigan Inn.

Can’t take part in person? No problem! Have your say wherever you are, however you’d like as part of this comprehensive engagement campaign.

Take part in any of the following ways:

Government of the Northwest Territories

Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment — Petroleum Resources Division

# 64 Mackenzie Road

PO Box 3019

Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

For more information

Mike Westwick

Communications Officer

Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Government of the Northwest Territories

Mike_Westwick@gov.nt.ca (link sends e-mail)

1-867-767-9202 ext.63039

Hay River Health & Social Services Public Announcement


Join us for a Constituency Open House at our office #3-66 Woodland Dr (Godwin Mall) – Feb 3rd, 2018 11am to 4 pm.


Want to know how you’re being represented at the Legislative Assembly?

Join us for coffee, snacks and a quick presentation on upcoming initiatives that will impact our community.

You can also have a say on issues that matter to you most, and learn how we can work to ensure Hay River is on the path to prosperity for all.

Can’t make it in person?  Join us live from 11 am – 12 pm at facebook.com/WallySchumannMLAHayRiverSouth

For further information, please contact:
Myrtle Graham at 874-6141, cell 875-8909 or myrtle_graham@gov.nt.ca

The GNWT is welcoming applications from grade 9 and 10 students from across the Northwest Territories for Youth Parliament 2018


Vendor Workshop – Procurement Shared Services Wednesday 24th, 2018

Stop by the office this Saturday, January 13th between 10 and 12 for updates on current issues and voice your concerns on topics involving our community

Reminder: Tourism Program Deadlines December 15

The deadline for two tourism funding programs is quickly approaching.

Expressions of interest for Community Tourism Infrastructure Contribution (CTIC) and the Tourism Product Diversification and Marketing Program (TPDMP) are due by December 15, 2017.

CTIC provides funding to community governments and non-government organizations to support new and innovative tourism infrastructure projects in and around their communities.

Apply for the Community Tourism Infrastructure Contribution.http://www.iti.gov.nt.ca/en/CTIC

TPDMP can help you re-invent, improve or expand your tourism product and operation to meet future market demands by providing funding for business planning, product development and packaging as well as marketing.

Apply for the Tourism Product Diversification and Marketing Program.http://www.iti.gov.nt.ca/en/TPDMP

Upcoming Course – Delivering Exceptional Customer Service


Pine Point Mining Limited wants to talk with you

Pine Point

Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway is now open !!

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