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Motion 20-16(3): Appointment Of Commissioner Of Official Languages Carried
Motions

Jackie Jacobson Nunakput

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

WHEREAS Subsection 15(1) of the Official Languages Act permits the appointment of a Languages Commissioner by the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, after the approval of the appointment by resolution of the Legislative Assembly;

AND WHEREAS the Legislative Assembly considers the appointment of a Languages Commissioner essential for ensuring recognition of the rights, status and privileges of each of the official languages and compliance with the spirit and intent of the Official Languages Act;

AND WHEREAS the term of the Languages Commissioner has expired;

AND WHEREAS the Legislative Assembly is of the opinion that the appointment of a Languages Commissioner should now be made;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that pursuant to Section 15 of the Official Languages Act of the Northwest Territories, Sarah Jerome of Inuvik be appointed as Languages Commissioner.

AND FURTHER, that the appointment be effective May 11, 2009.

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 20-16(3): Appointment Of Commissioner Of Official Languages Carried
Motions

The Speaker Paul Delorey

Thank you, Mr. Jacobson. The motion is on the floor. The motion is in order. To the motion.

Motion 20-16(3): Appointment Of Commissioner Of Official Languages Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 20-16(3): Appointment Of Commissioner Of Official Languages Carried
Motions

The Speaker Paul Delorey

Question has been called.

---Carried

Item 18, first reading of bills. The honourable Minister of Finance, Mr. Miltenberger.

Bill 16: Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010
First Reading of Bills

March 12th, 2009

Thebacha

Michael Miltenberger Minister of Finance

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Deh Cho, that Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010, be read for the first time. Thank you.

Bill 16: Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010
First Reading of Bills

The Speaker Paul Delorey

Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010 has had first reading.

---Carried

Item 19, second reading of bills. The honourable Minister of Finance, Mr. Miltenberger.

Bill 16: Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010
Second Reading of Bills

Thebacha

Michael Miltenberger Minister of Finance

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Deh Cho, that Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010, be read for the second time.

Mr. Speaker, the purpose of this bill makes supplementary appropriations for infrastructure expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. Thank you.

Bill 16: Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2009-2010
Second Reading of Bills

The Speaker Paul Delorey

Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures) No. 1, 2009-2010, has had second reading.

---Carried

Item 20, consideration in Committee of the Whole of bills and other matters: Tabled Document 7-16(3), Ministerial Benefits Policy; and Committee Report 4-16(3), Standing Committee on Rules and Procedures Report on the Review of the Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the Administration of the 2007 Election, with Mr. Bromley in the chair.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Bob Bromley

I’d like to call Committee of the Whole to order. We have before us for consideration Tabled Document 7-16(3) and Committee 4-16(3). What is the wish of the committee? Mrs. Groenewegen.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Jane Groenewegen Hay River South

Mr. Chairman, the wish of the committee is to deal with the Report on the Review of the Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the Administration of the 2007 Election. Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Bob Bromley

Does committee agree?

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Bob Bromley

Let’s take a short break first.

---SHORT RECESS

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Bob Bromley

Thank you. I’d like to Call Committee of the Whole back to order. What is the wish of the committee? Mrs. Groenewegen.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Jane Groenewegen Hay River South

Mr. Chairman, I move that we report progress.