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Government of the Northwest Territories

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Provincial/Territory Government (Canada)
Location:Northwest Territories, Canada
URL: http://www.gov.nt.ca/
Summary Information:
The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories has 19 members. It has no political parties; the system being called a consensus government. Six Ministers and a Premier are elected by the members of the Assembly to form the Executive Council, also called the Cabinet.
As at 1 July 2000 there were 42,083 people in the Northwest Territories, approximately half of these being Aboriginal.
The Northwest Territories comprise 1,171,918 square kilometres. The main city is Yellowknife.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Dogrib Comprehensive Land Claim and Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle - Signatory
  • Diavik Diamonds Project Environmental Agreement - Signatory
  • Diavik Diamonds Project Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement - Signatory
  • Nunavut Land Claims Agreement - Signatory
  • Nunavut Political Accord - Signatory
  • Nunavut Agreement-in-Principle - Signatory
  • Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement - Signatory
  • Tlicho Agreement Implementation Plan - Signatory
  • Tlicho Intergovernmental Services Agreement - Signatory
  • Tlicho Tax Treatment Agreement - Signatory
  • Akaitcho/Tlicho Overlap Agreement
  • Inuvialuit Final Agreement
  • Gwich'in and Inuvialuit Self-Government Agreement-In-Principle for the Beaufort-Delta Region - Signatory
  • Gwich'in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement - Signatory
  • Yukon Transboundary Agreement
  • Gwich'in Self-Government Framework Agreement
  • Beaufort-Delta Political Accord - Signatory
  • Gwichi’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Implementation Plan 2003 - Signatory
  • Deline Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Deline 2003 - Signatory
  • Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Implementation Plan 1993 - Signatory
  • Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Framework Agreement 2004 - Signatory
  • Memorandum of Intent on Devolution and Resources Revenue Sharing 2001 - Signatory
  • Akaitcho Treaty 8 Framework Agreement 2000 - Signatory
  • Akaitcho Interim Measures Agreement 2001 - Signatory
  • Political Accord between Akaitcho Territory Dene First Nations and Government of the Northwest Territories 2000 - Signatory
  • Snap Lake Diamond Project Socio-Economic Agreement 2004 - Signatory
  • Snap Lake Diamond Project Environmental Agreement 2004 - Signatory
  • Snap Lake Diamond Project Agreement to Support the Secondary Diamond Industry In the Northwest Territories 2004 - Signatory
  • BHP Billiton - Government of the Northwest Territories Socio-Economic Agreement - Signatory
  • BHP Billiton Ekati Mine Project Environmental Agreement 1997 - Signatory
  • BHP Billiton Ekati Mine Project Impact and Benefits Agreements 1996 - 1998 - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Government of Canada
  • Dogrib Treaty 11 Council
  • Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board for the Diavik Diamond Mine - Member
  • Tlicho Government
  • Tlicho Community Government
  • BHP Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency
  • Legislation
  • Nunavut Act 1993
  • Gwich'in Land Claim Settlement Act
  • People
  • Inuvialuit People
  • Metis People
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Meech Lake Constitutional Accord 1987
  • Charlottetown Accord 1992

  • References

    Report
    Government of the Northwest Territories (2000) 2000 Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories under the BHP Socio-economic Agreement
    Resource
    The Solon Law Archive (1987) Meech Lake Constitutional Accord
    Centre for Constitutional Studies (2003) Constitutional Keywords: Meech Lake Accord
    Government of the Northwest Territories (2004) Snap Lake Diamond Project Socio-Economic Agreement
    Secretariat aux Autochtones du Quebec (1999) Political Accord between the Nunavik Party, The Government of Quebec and the Federal Government for the Examination of a Form of Government in Nunavik through the Establishment of a Nunavik Commission
    Kevin O'Reilly (1998) The BHP Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency as a Management Tool
    Government of the Northwest Territories (2004) Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Framework Agreement
    Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs - Government of the Northwest Territories (2001) Memorandum of Intent on Devolution and Resources Revenue Sharing
    Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs - Government of the Northwest Territories (2000) Minister's Statement

    Glossary

    Provincial/Territory Government (Canada)

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