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

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Jake Ootes

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

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The Chair

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

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

Item 19: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

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

Item 19: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
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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.

Committee Motion 1-13(8): To Adopt The Diamond As The Official Gemstone
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The Chair

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.

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

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.

Committee Motion 3-13(8): To Adopt The Tamarack As The Official Tree
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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

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

Committee Motion 3-13(8): To Adopt The Tamarack As The Official Tree
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The Chair

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. Those in favour? All those opposed? Motion is carried. Mr. Henry.

Committee Motion 4-13(8): To Retire The Old Mace And Adopt The New Mace
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September 9th, 1999

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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Madam Chairperson, I move that this committee recommends that the current Mace, used since 1959, be retired and placed on permanent display;

And further, that the new Mace of the Northwest Territories, commissioned by the Special Committee on Western Identity on behalf of the Legislative Assembly, be used at the First Session of the 14th Legislative Assembly.

Committee Motion 4-13(8): To Retire The Old Mace And Adopt The New Mace
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The Chair

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you, Mr. Henry. The motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Mr. Henry.

Committee Motion 5-13(8): To Pass The New Flag And Coat Of Arms Projects To The 14th Assembly
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Seamus Henry Yellowknife South

Thank you, Madam Chairperson. Finally, Madam Chairperson, I recommend that this committee recommends that the proposed designs for a new flag and coat of arms finalized to date, be passed to a committee of the 14th Legislative Assembly to allow that Assembly to carry out the next steps leading to the final selection and adoption of these new symbols. Thank you, Madam Chairperson.

Committee Motion 5-13(8): To Pass The New Flag And Coat Of Arms Projects To The 14th Assembly
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The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you, Mr. Henry. The motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Motion is carried. Thank you, Mr. Henry. Does the committee agree that Committee Report 1-13(8) is concluded? Agreed?

Committee Motion 5-13(8): To Pass The New Flag And Coat Of Arms Projects To The 14th Assembly
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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you. Since there is no further business I will now rise and report progress. Thank you.

-- Applause

Committee Motion 5-13(8): To Pass The New Flag And Coat Of Arms Projects To The 14th Assembly
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The Speaker Samuel Gargan

The House will now come back to order. Item 20, report of committee of the whole, Mrs. Groenewegen.

Item 20: Report Of Committee Of The Whole
Item 20: Report Of Committee Of The Whole

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Jane Groenewegen

Jane Groenewegen Hay River

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, your committee has been considering Bill 3, Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, Bill 4, Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Statutes Amendment Act, and Committee Report 1-13(8) and would like to report progress with five motions being adopted and that Committee Report 1-13(8) is concluded, that Bill 3 and Bill 4 are now ready for third reading and Mr. Speaker, I move that the report of the committee of the whole be concurred with. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Item 20: Report Of Committee Of The Whole
Item 20: Report Of Committee Of The Whole

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The Speaker Samuel Gargan

Thank you. Seconded by Mr. Kakfwi. The motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Item 21, third reading of bills. Mr. Dent.

Bill 2: Supplementary Appropriation Act, No. 2, 1999-2000
Item 21: Third Reading Of Bills

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Charles Dent

Charles Dent Yellowknife Frame Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member from Inuvik, that Bill 2, Supplementary Appropriation Act, No. 2,1999-2000, be read for the third time.

Bill 2: Supplementary Appropriation Act, No. 2, 1999-2000
Item 21: Third Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Samuel Gargan

Thank you. The motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Bill 2, has had third reading. Third reading of bills. Mr. Miltenberger.

Bill 1: An Act To Amend The Public Colleges Act
Item 21: Third Reading Of Bills

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Michael Miltenberger

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Sahtu, that Bill 1, An Act to Amend the Public Colleges Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 1: An Act To Amend The Public Colleges Act
Item 21: Third Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Samuel Gargan

The motion is in order. To the motion. Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried. Bill 1, has had third reading. Third reading of bills, Mr. Miltenberger.