This is page numbers 1443 - 1480 of the Hansard for the 19th Assembly, 2nd Session. The original version can be accessed on the Legislative Assembly's website or by contacting the Legislative Assembly Library. The word of the day was housing.

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Bill 14: An Act to Amend the Securities Act
First Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

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First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Question has been called. All those in favour. All those opposed. Any abstentions. Motion is carried.

---Carried

Bill 14 has had first reading. First reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Item 20, Consideration in Committee of the Whole of bills and other matters: Tabled Document 165-19(2), Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 1-19(2): Report on Long-Term Post-Pandemic Recovery - Recommendations to the GNWT; Tabled Document 166-19(2), Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 2-19(2): Report on Long-Term Post-Pandemic Recovery - Recommendations to the GNWT; Tabled Document 167-19(2), Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 3-19(2): Report on Long-Term Post-Pandemic Recovery - Recommendations to the GNWT; Tabled Document 181-19(2), Capital Estimates 2021-2020; Minister's Statement 77-19(2), National Housing Co-Investment Fund, with Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes in the chair.

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

October 28th, 2020

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

What is the will of committee? Mr. Norn.

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Steve Norn Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

Marsi cho, Madam Chair. The committee wishes to deal with Tabled Document 181-19(2), Capital Estimates 2021-2022, for the Departments of Health and Social Services and Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Marsi cho, Madam Chair.

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

Does committee agree?

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

Thank you, committee. We will take a short recess.

---SHORT RECESS

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

I will call committee back to order. Committee, we have agreed to resume consideration of Tabled Document 181-19(2), Capital Estimates 2021-2022, with the Departments of Health and Social Services and Municipal and Community Affairs in that order. Does the Minister of Health and Social Services wish to bring any witnesses in?

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Julie Green Yellowknife Centre

Yes, please.

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

Thank you. Sergeant-at-Arms, please escort the witnesses into the Chamber. Would the Minister please introduce her witnesses?

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Julie Green Yellowknife Centre

Thank you, Madam Chair. With me today are Deputy Minister Bruce Cooper and Director of Infrastructure Perry Heath.

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

Thank you. Committee has agreed to forego general comments, so is committee agreed that we will proceed to the detail contained in the tabled document?

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Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

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The Chair Lesa Semmler

Committee, we will defer the departmental totals and review the estimates by activity summary, beginning with administrative and support services on page 30, with information items on page 31. Are there any questions or comments? Member for Yellowknife North.

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Rylund Johnson Yellowknife North

Thank you, Madam Chair. I see there are a couple of pharmacy information systems here. Can I just get information on when we will be able to do prescriptions online and whether this software will include those capabilities? Thank you, Madam Chair.