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Question 740-18(2): Small Business Investment Tax Credit
Oral Questions

Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes

I take the question as notice, Mr. Speaker.

Question 740-18(2): Small Business Investment Tax Credit
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

The question has been taken as notice. Oral questions. Member for Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

Tom Beaulieu Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

Marci cho, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I have a question for the Minister of Human Resources. I’d like to ask the Minister along the lines of the questions from honourable Member Nahendeh: what is the motivation behind making unreasonable offers to affected employees under the staff retention policy? Thank you.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Minister of Human Resources.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I don’t know where the Member got the unreasonable offer. There are no unreasonable offers that are made to the employees. Thank you.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

Tom Beaulieu Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

I have letters from the deputy ministers that indicate, right on there, that this is considered an unreasonable offer. My question is: why? What is the motivation behind that type of offer to individuals? Individuals are affected. During the Staff Retention Policy, the Government of Northwest Territories tries to retain staff, good staff, long-term staff. What would the motivation of offering those members of the public service an unreasonable offer?

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes

I’m not aware of any unreasonable offers. I would be pleased if the Member would share his letters with me.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

Tom Beaulieu Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

I would be pleased to do that, to share the letter, and I’m satisfied with that.

Question 741-18(2): Options Available To Affected Employees
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. Oral questions. Member for Sahtu.

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

March 10th, 2017

Daniel McNeely Sahtu

Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. As I mentioned in my statement yesterday, they were getting into the season of winter road closure and looking forward to the barging season. Our session will start at the end of May and, just weeks prior to that or after that, we’ll get into the sailing season. My question is to the Minister of Public Works on the sailing and preparation steps here for the barging season: what sailing schedules, if any, have been done so far for the Sahtu communities? Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Minister of Public Works and Services.

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann Hay River South

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. For Members of this House and those listening, if you look on the Public Works website, there is a tentative sailing season already posted. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

Daniel McNeely Sahtu

That would mean that the operational schedule has taken into account and is monitoring the water levels, in particular, between Norman Wells and Fort Good Hope? It could be challenging with the two sets of rapids in that area, and the fuel quantum going to Fort Good Hope and Tulita. Is that part of the first sailing season in June?

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann Hay River South

We cannot control the levels of the river. We are hoping that this year has a good sailing season. As far as what deliveries are going to be scheduled out initially for fuel delivery to the Members' ridings, I would have to get that information and get back to him.

Question 742-18(2): Marine Transportation Operational Schedule
Oral Questions

Daniel McNeely Sahtu

Seeing that the public owns these assets here, are there any additional benefits such as subsidized freight rates that the customers could realize by this government owning the property, subsidy benefits?