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Motion 29-18(3): Appointment of Human Rights Commission Members Carried
Motions

Frederick Blake Jr. Mackenzie Delta

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. WHEREAS Section 16(2) of the Human Rights Act provides that the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission is composed of such members, between three and five in number, as may be appointed by the Commissioner on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly;

AND WHEREAS on November 2, 2018, there will be two vacancies on the commission;

AND WHEREAS the Board of Management is tasked with recommending individuals to the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Assembly is prepared to make a recommendation to the Commissioner;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Hay River South, that Mr. Yacub Adam of Yellowknife be recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories for reappointment as a member of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission, effective immediately for a term of four years;

AND FURTHER, that Ms. Gerri Sharpe of Yellowknife be recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories for reappointment as a member of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission, effective immediately for a term of four years. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 29-18(3): Appointment of Human Rights Commission Members Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is in order. To the motion.

Motion 29-18(3): Appointment of Human Rights Commission Members Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 29-18(3): Appointment of Human Rights Commission Members Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Motion carried.

---Carried

Masi. Motions. Member for Yellowknife Centre.

Motion 30-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to February 5, 2019, Carried
Motions

November 1st, 2018

Julie Green Yellowknife Centre

I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that, notwithstanding Rule 4, when this House adjourns on November 1, 2018, it shall be adjourned until Tuesday, February 5, 2019;

AND FURTHER, that any time prior to February 5, 2019, if the Speaker is satisfied, after consultation with the Executive Council and Members of the Legislative Assembly, that the public interest requires that the House should meet at an earlier time during the adjournment, the Speaker may give notice and thereupon the House shall meet at the time stated in such notice and shall transact its business as it has been duly adjourned to that time. Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 30-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to February 5, 2019, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

The motion is in order. To the motion.

Motion 30-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to February 5, 2019, Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 30-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to February 5, 2019, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Motion carried.

---Carried

Masi. Motions. Item 18, first reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs.

Bill 31: Northwest Territories 9-1-1 Act
Second Reading Of Bills

Alfred Moses Inuvik Boot Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 31, Northwest Territories 9-1-1 Act, be read for the second time.

The bill directs the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs to establish the NWT 9-1-1 service, a service for receiving and transferring emergency calls within the NWT. The bill binds the Government of the Northwest Territories and mandates the participation of telecommunications carriers, local authorities, and emergency service providers in the NWT 9-1-1 service.

The bill establishes a 9-1-1 cost-recovery fee and requires every local subscriber to a telephone service to pay the fee. Telecommunications carriers are required to comply with any prescribed registration and reporting requirements and to bill subscribers, collect the fee, and remit the fee to the Government of the Northwest Territories. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 31: Northwest Territories 9-1-1 Act
Second Reading Of Bills

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is in order to the principle of the bill.

Bill 31: Northwest Territories 9-1-1 Act
Second Reading Of Bills

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 31: Northwest Territories 9-1-1 Act
Second Reading Of Bills

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Motion carried.

---Carried

Bill 31 has had its second reading. It is now referred to the standing committee. Second reading of bills. Minister of Health and Social Services.

Bill 32: Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

Glen Abernethy Great Slave

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 32, Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act, be read for the second time.

This bill amends various statutes administered by the Department of Health and Social Services to allow for the passage of regulations regulating the naturopathic doctors' profession in the Northwest Territories. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 32: Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is in order to the principle of the bill.

Bill 32: Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

Some Hon. Members

Question.