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Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

R.J. Simpson Hay River North

So it looks like it will be operational summer 2019, from what the Minister has stated. Will we be able to do both primary and secondary processing in the new fish plant?

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann Hay River South

Mr. Speaker, as we move forward working with the fishing federation, primarily right now we will be doing exactly Freshwater did, was to be able to do the primary sourcing of fish, cutting up round, and filleting. As far as doing secondary processing, that is going to be entirely up to what Freshwater wants to do moving forward.

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

R.J. Simpson Hay River North

I hope the Minister did not mean it when he said we are going to do exactly what Freshwater was doing. Another element of the revitalization strategy is the training program. I know there have been talks with different organizations about training, not just for fishermen, but for people in the marine industry, as well, so where are we in terms of creating a training program to revitalize the fishery?

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann Hay River South

We are working with a number of people on moving this forward. The first part of it is what do we need to have the existing fishermen trained up to participate in fishing on the lake and have all the qualifications needed to do that. We are also looking at a second part of how do we bring new, younger fishermen into the process, what type of training they need to be able to access the lake and do it in a safe manner. We are looking at a different approach, as well, with a number of other proponents about how we can bring training to the fishing industry in the Northwest Territories.

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. Oral questions. Member for Hay River North.

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

R.J. Simpson Hay River North

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Still just a lot of looking at things, it sounds like, so, while the department is looking at things, I know the fishermen have been fishing, so can the Minister give us an update about how much production has been on the lake, what percentage of the quota or how many pounds have been taken off the lake this year?

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann Hay River South

I don't think we have the full details on the catch, but from everything I have heard to date, it sounds like it is very similar to last year's quota. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Question 48-18(3): Commercial Fisheries Revitalization Strategy
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Time for oral questions has expired. Item 8, written questions. Member for Yellowknife Centre.

Written Question 2-18(3): Northwest Territories Housing Corporation Modular Units Construction
Written Questions

October 20th, 2017

Julie Green Yellowknife Centre

Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, my questions are for the Minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation.

In announcing the decision to Concept Energy Services to supply modular housing units, the Minister indicated that the units could be provided at a cost 25 to 48 per cent lower than by stick-built construction. Contracts are now being let to complete construction of modular units at additional costs. Can the Minister tell this House what the additional costs for completion of the units delivered unfinished to communities will be, and:

1. whether modular construction will in fact be cheaper than community-based stick built construction, given the need to pay contractors to complete the buildings;

2. whether the original calculation of construction cost savings included the payment of a cash advance to Concept Energy Services;

3. the amount of any advance and the contract conditions to be met in return for the advance; and

4. given that providing cash advances to contractors is not the normal practice of the Housing Corporation, why it was included in this contract.

Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.

Written Question 2-18(3): Northwest Territories Housing Corporation Modular Units Construction
Written Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Written questions. Item 9, returns to written questions. Item 10, replies to the Commissioner's opening address. Item 11, petitions. Item 12, reports of standing and special committees. Item 13, reports of committees on the review of bills. Item 14, tabling of documents. Minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation.

Tabled Document 32-18(3): NWT Housing Corporation Annual Report 2016-2017
Tabling of Documents

Caroline Cochrane Range Lake

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents entitled "Towards Level Ground: Addressing Persistent Core Need in the NWT," September 2017 and the "NWT Housing Corporation Annual Report 2016-2017." Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Tabled Document 32-18(3): NWT Housing Corporation Annual Report 2016-2017
Tabling of Documents

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Tabling of documents. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.

Tabled Document 33-18(3): Aurora College Corporate Plan 2017-2018
Tabling of Documents

Alfred Moses Inuvik Boot Lake

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the follow document entitled "Aurora College Corporate Plan 2017-2018." Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Tabled Document 33-18(3): Aurora College Corporate Plan 2017-2018
Tabling of Documents

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. Tabling of documents. Minister of Infrastructure.

Tabled Document 34-18(3): Yellowknife Airport Five-Year Business Plan 2017-2018 To 2021-2022
Tabling of Documents

Wally Schumann Hay River South

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the follow document entitled "Yellowknife Airport Five-Year Business Plan 2017-2018 to 2021-2022." Thank you, Mr. Speaker.