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Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery
Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Thank you, Mr. Abernethy. The honourable Member for Frame Lake, Ms. Bisaro.

Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery
Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery

Wendy Bisaro Frame Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I think we’re going to have to call Great Slave the DM riding. I have one DM I’d like to recognize, constituent Dan Daniels, deputy minister of Education, Culture and Employment. Constituent Lyda Fuller, who is the executive director of the Yellowknife YWCA. I’d also like to recognize a good old – not in age – friend, Ms. Debbie DeLancey. It’s good to have you back, Debbie. Lorraine Phaneuf and Annemieke Mulders from the Status of Women Council of the NWT. I’d also like to recognize Al Shortt, chair of Yellowknife Education District No. 1. Welcome all.

Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery
Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Thank you, Ms. Bisaro. The honourable Member for Deh Cho, Mr. Nadli. Okay. Moving on. Item 6, acknowledgements. Item 7, oral questions. Item 8, written questions. Item 9, petitions. Item 10, reports of standing and special committees. Item 11, tabling of documents. Item 12, notices of motion. The honourable Member for Thebacha, Mr. Miltenberger.

Motion 2-17(1): Appointment Of Premier
Notices of Motion

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that on Monday, October 31, 2011, I will move the following motion: Now

therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that the Member for Yellowknife South, the Honourable Robert R.A. McLeod, is hereby chosen to be Premier and a member of the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories.

At the appropriate time I will be seeking unanimous consent to deal with this motion today.

Motion 2-17(1): Appointment Of Premier
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

The honourable Member for Sahtu, Mr. Yakeleya.

Motion 3-17(1): Appointments To The Standing Committee On Priorities And Planning
Notices of Motion

Norman Yakeleya Sahtu

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that on Monday, October 31, 2011, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, that the following Members be appointed to the Standing Committee on Priorities and Planning:

Ms. Wendy Bisaro, the Member for Frame Lake;

Mr. Frederick Blake Jr., the Member for Mackenzie Delta;

Mr. Robert Bouchard, the Member for Hay River North;

Mr. Bob Bromley, the Member for Weledeh;

Mr. Daryl Dolynny, the Member for Range Lake;

Mrs. Jane Groenewegen, the Member for Hay River South;

Mr. Robert Hawkins, the Member for Yellowknife Centre;

Mr. Kevin Menicoche, the Member for Nahendeh;

Mr. Alfred Moses, the Member for Inuvik Boot Lake;

Mr. Michael M. Nadli, the Member for Deh Cho; and

Mr. Norman Yakeleya, the Member for Sahtu.

At the appropriate time I will be seeking unanimous consent to deal with this motion today.

Motion 3-17(1): Appointments To The Standing Committee On Priorities And Planning
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

The honourable Member for Sahtu, Mr. Yakeleya.

Motion 4-17(1): Recommendation For Appointment Of Executive Council Members
Notices of Motion

October 27th, 2011

Norman Yakeleya Sahtu

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that on Monday, October 31, 2011, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, that the Assembly recommends to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories that the

following Members be appointed to the Executive Council:

Mr. Glen Abernethy, the Member for Great Slave;

Mr. Tom Beaulieu, the Member for Tu Nedhe;

Mr. Jackson Lafferty, the Member for Monfwi;

Mr. Robert C. McLeod, the Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes;

Mr. J. Michael Miltenberger, the Member for Thebacha; and

Mr. David Ramsay, the Member for Kam Lake.

At the appropriate time I will be seeking unanimous consent to deal with this motion today.

Motion 4-17(1): Recommendation For Appointment Of Executive Council Members
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

The honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, Mr. Moses.

Motion 5-17(1): Appointment Of Deputy Speaker
Notices of Motion

Alfred Moses Inuvik Boot Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that on Monday, October 31, 2011, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Sahtu, that the honourable Member for Hay River South, Mrs. Groenewegen, be appointed as Deputy Speaker.

At the appropriate time I will be seeking unanimous consent to deal with this motion today.

Motion 5-17(1): Appointment Of Deputy Speaker
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

The honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, Mr. Moses.

Motion 6-17(1): Appointments To The Board Of Management
Notices of Motion

Alfred Moses Inuvik Boot Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that on Monday, October 31, 2011, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Sahtu, that the following Members be appointed to the Board of Management of this Assembly:

the Honourable Jackie Jacobson, Member for Nunakput;

Mr. Frederick Blake Jr., Member for Mackenzie Delta;

Mr. Robert Bouchard, Member for Hay River North;

the Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Member for Monfwi; and

the Honourable David Ramsay, Member for Kam Lake;

And further, that the following Members be appointed to the Board of Management as alternate members:

Ms. Wendy Bisaro, Member for Frame Lake;

Mr. Daryl Dolynny, Member for Range Lake;

the Honourable Glen Abernethy, Member for Great Slave; and

the Honourable Tom Beaulieu, Member for Tu Nedhe.

Motion 6-17(1): Appointments To The Board Of Management
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Item 13, notices of motion for first reading of bills. Item 14, motions. The honourable Member for Thebacha, Mr. Miltenberger.

Motion 6-17(1): Appointments To The Board Of Management
Notices of Motion

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I seek unanimous consent to deal with the motion I gave notice of earlier today.

---Unanimous consent granted.

Motion 2-17(1): Appointment Of Premier, Carried
Motions

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

WHEREAS Subsection 61(1) of the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act requires that there shall be an Executive Council of the Northwest Territories;

AND WHEREAS the Executive Council shall be comprised of a Premier chosen by the Legislative Assembly and persons appointed by the Commissioner on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that the Member for Yellowknife South, the Honourable Robert R.A. McLeod, is hereby chosen to be Premier and a member of the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories.