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Motion 25-18(3): Appointment of Chair to the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

Motion 25-18(3): Appointment of Chair to the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council, Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 25-18(3): Appointment of Chair to the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

---Carried

Motions. Member for Yellowknife North.

Motion 26-18(3): Appointment to the Special Committee on Transition Matters, Carried
Motions

Cory Vanthuyne Yellowknife North

Thank you, Mr. Speaker Mr. Speaker, WHEREAS the Consensus Government Process Convention on Priority Setting and Reporting calls for the establishment of a Special Committee on Transition Matters;

AND WHEREAS transition to a new Assembly is an appropriate time for reporting on matters of on-going action, discussion and consideration;

AND WHEREAS Members of the 19th Legislative Assembly may wish to consider how to build on the direction and deliberations of the 18th Legislative Assembly;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that pursuant to Rule 92(1), the Legislative Assembly hereby establish a Special Committee on transition matters;

AND FURTHER, that the following Members be named to the Special Committee:

  • The Member for Hay River North, Mr. R.J. Simpson, Chair;
  • The Member for Frame Lake, Mr. Kevin O'Reilly;
  • The Member for Great Slave, Mr. Glen Abernethy;
  • The Member for Hay River South, Mr. Wally Schumann;
  • The Member for Kam Lake, Mr. Kieron Testart; and
  • The Member for Nahendeh, Mr. Shane Thompson

AND FURTHERMORE, that the Special Committee on Transition Matters be established by the terms of reference, identified as Tabled Document 277-18(3).

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 26-18(3): Appointment to the Special Committee on Transition Matters, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

Motion 26-18(3): Appointment to the Special Committee on Transition Matters, Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 26-18(3): Appointment to the Special Committee on Transition Matters, 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 North.

Motion 27-18(3): Appointment to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, Carried
Motions

Cory Vanthuyne Yellowknife North

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, WHEREAS Section 48(1) of the Human Rights Act provides for the establishment of an adjudication panel composed of at least three persons, appointed by the Commissioner on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly;

AND WHEREAS Section 48(4) of the Human Rights Act provides that the members of the panel hold office, during good behaviour, for a term of four years, with the exception of the first members appointed;

AND WHEREAS on November 2, 2018 there will be one vacancy on the adjudication panel;

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. Colin Baile of Yellowknife be recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories for reappointment as a member of the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, effective immediately for a term of four years.

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 27-18(3): Appointment to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

The motion is in order. To the motion.

Motion 27-18(3): Appointment to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 27-18(3): Appointment to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

---Carried

Masi. Motions. Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes.

Motion 28-18(3): Establishment of a Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly, Carried
Motions

November 1st, 2018

Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. WHEREAS, the Members of the 18th Legislative Assembly agreed upon a priority to support initiative designed to increase the number of women running for elected office in the Northwest Territories;

AND WHEREAS on March 8, 2018, a motion was adopted by the Legislative Assembly establishing a goal of increasing the representation of women in the Legislative Assembly to 20 percent by 2023 and to 30 percent by 2027;

AND WHEREAS on May 31, 2018, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly tabled a Discussion Paper on "Temporary Special Measures" to Increase the Representation of Women in the NWT Legislative Assembly;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that pursuant to Rule 92(1), the Legislative Assembly hereby establish a Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly;

AND FURTHER, that the following Members be named to the Special Committee:

  • The Member for Yellowknife Centre, Ms. Julie Green, Chair;
  • The Member for Deh Cho, Mr. Michael M. Nadli;
  • The Member for Nunakput, Mr. Herbert Nakimayak;
  • The Member for Range Lake, Ms. Caroline Cochrane;
  • The Member for Thebacha, Mr. Louis Sebert; and
  • The Member for Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh, Mr. Tom Beaulieu.

AND FURTHERMORE, that the Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly be established by the terms of reference, identified as Tabled Document 278-18(3). Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 28-18(3): Establishment of a Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

Motion 28-18(3): Establishment of a Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly, Carried
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 28-18(3): Establishment of a Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly, Carried
Motions

The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

---Carried

Masi. Motions. Member for Mackenzie Delta.