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Item 19: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you. To the bill as a whole. Agreed?

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you. Does the committee agree that Bill 4 is now ready for third reading? Agreed?

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you. Bill 4 is now ready for third reading. What is the wish of the committee? Mr. Ootes.

Item 19: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
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Jake Ootes Yellowknife Centre

Thank you, Madam Chairperson. That we consider the special report on western identity and I believe that is the last matter on the agenda.

Item 19: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Committee Report 1-13(8). Is the committee agreed to deal with Committee Report 1-13(8) now?

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you. General comments on Committee Report 1-13(8). Mr. Henry.

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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Thank you, Madam Chairperson. Madam Chairperson, I had earlier in the proceedings read the overview of the Special Committee on Western Identity and I have some motions that I would propose now for the committee's considerations. Thank you, colleagues.

Committee Motion 1-13(8): To Adopt The Diamond As The Official Gemstone
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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Madam Chairperson, I move that this committee recommends that the diamond be adopted as the official gemstone of the Northwest Territories.

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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Motion is in order. To the motion. Question is being called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Please proceed Mr. Henry.

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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Thank you, Madam Chairperson. The next motion is regarding the Arctic Grayling and I would make note that it was at the persistence of my colleague, Mr. Ootes who kept bringing this item before the committee and it is culminative with this motion that I am going to make today.

Committee Motion 2-13(8): To Adopt The Arctic Grayling As The Official Fish
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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Madam Chairperson, I move that this committee recommends that the Arctic Grayling be adopted as the official fish of the Northwest Territories. Thank you, Madam Chairperson.

Committee Motion 2-13(8): To Adopt The Arctic Grayling As The Official Fish
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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

The motion is in order. To the motion. Question is being called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Mr. Henry.