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Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Programs, Mr. Nerysoo.

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Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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Richard Nerysoo Mackenzie Delta

Thank you, Madam Speaker. For all the teachers and the staff that are in Sir John Franklin high school, the turnover will include the future hiring of those staff by the Yellowknife District No. 1.

Return To Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Item 5, oral questions. Supplementary, Mr. Antoine.

Supplementary To Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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Jim Antoine Nahendeh

Thank you, Madam Speaker. Parents in the communities under the divisional board authorities also want to have more authority over the guidance of the education of their children, including means to guide the education of their children throughout the school. This includes hiring of all staff, as well. I would like to ask the Minister, when is that type of responsibility going to be turned over to divisional boards of education, who have been in place longer than this new arrangement here that you have over at Sir John Franklin school? Thank you.

Supplementary To Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Programs, Mr. Nerysoo.

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Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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Richard Nerysoo Mackenzie Delta

Thank you. I believe that most of the staff who are hired by divisional boards are now the responsibility of divisional boards, in conjunction with the Department of Personnel. They, in fact, release the competitions and, in fact, receive the resumes of teachers who are interested in teaching in a particular divisional area, and they have the responsibility of making the decision as to who will be hired in their particular divisional board.

Just so that there is no confusion, generally speaking, every other board has had the responsibility from kindergarten to 12, and we are just moving a situation in Yellowknife where District No. 1 will have from kindergarten to grade 12. At the moment, it is generally kindergarten to grade nine, so we are just adding the three additional grades to their responsibility.

Further Return To Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Question 415-12(5): Hiring Authority Of Public School Board
Item 5: Oral Questions

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Time frame for oral questions has lapsed. Before I go on to written questions, I have received a letter from the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories dated March 29 addressed to me. It states:

"I wish to advise that I recommend to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories the passage of Bill 21, An Act to Amend the Tobacco Tax Act, No. 2, during the Fifth Session of the 12th Legislative Assembly, Yours truly, D. L. Norris, Commissioner."

Item 6, written questions. The honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, Mr. Lewis.

Written Question 23-12(5): Responsibility Of Mines To Provide Adequate Fire Fighting Equipment
Item 6: Written Questions

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Brian Lewis Yellowknife Centre

Thank you, Madam Speaker. I will take Mr. Nerysoo's advice, and my written question is to the Minister of Safety and Public Services:

1. Do mines isolated from communities which have fire fighting equipment have a responsibility to make adequate fire fighting provisions at the mine site; and,

2. Does the Department of Safety and Public Services have a responsibility to make sure that mine sites have adequate fire fighting capability? If so, why was work allowed to proceed on the Colomac mine site without adequate equipment to fight fires?

Written Question 23-12(5): Responsibility Of Mines To Provide Adequate Fire Fighting Equipment
Item 6: Written Questions

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Item 6, written questions. Item 7, returns to written questions. Item 8, replies to opening address. Item 9, petitions. Item 10, reports of standing and special committees. Item 11, reports of committees on the review of bills. The honourable Member for Nahendeh, Mr. Antoine.

Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills
Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Report On Bills 10 And 18

Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills
Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills

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Jim Antoine Nahendeh

Mahsi, Madam Speaker. I would seek unanimous consent that Bill 10, An Act to Repeal the Metric Conversion Act, and Bill 18, Write-Off of Debts Act, 1993-94, that were reported from the Standing Committee on Finance and the Standing Committee on Legislation yesterday, be moved into committee of the whole for today.

Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills
Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

---Agreed

Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills
Item 11: Reports Of Committees On The Review Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. The honourable Member is seeking unanimous consent to waive the rules and to allow Bill 10 and Bill 18 to be placed in committee of the whole for today. Are there any nays? There are no nays. Bill 10 and Bill 18 will be reported to committee of the whole. Item 11, reports of committees on the review of bills. Item 12, tabling of documents. Madam Premier.

Item 12: Tabling Of Documents
Item 12: Tabling Of Documents

March 29th, 1994

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Nellie Cournoyea Nunakput

Madam Speaker, I wish to table three documents. Madam Speaker, I wish to table Tabled Document 58-12(5), The Final Report, Evaluation of the Canada/Northwest Territories Agreement for French and Aboriginal Languages in the Northwest Territories.

Madam Speaker, I wish to table Tabled Document 59-12(5), Renewed Partnerships in Response to Talking and Working Together, the Final Report of the Special Committee on Health and Social Services.

Madam Speaker, I wish to table, Tabled Document 60-12(5), Northwest Territories Power Corporation Response to Standing Committee on Agencies, Boards and Commissions Final Report of the Northwest Territories Power Corporation, March 18, 1994.

Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Item 12: Tabling Of Documents
Item 12: Tabling Of Documents

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. Item 12, tabling of documents. The honourable Member for Hay River, Mr. Pollard.