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TABLED DOCUMENT 523-19(2): northwest territories carbon tax report 2020/21
Written Questions

Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following document: Northwest Territories Carbon Tax Report 2020/21. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

TABLED DOCUMENT 523-19(2): northwest territories carbon tax report 2020/21
Written Questions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. Tabling of documents. Minister responsible for Infrastructure.

Tabled document 524-19(2): Northwest Territories Energy Initiatives Report - Reporting on Actions under the 2030 Energy Strategy Tabled Document 525-19(2): Follow-up Letter for Oral Question 782-19(2): NTPC COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Written Questions

Diane Archie Inuvik Boot Lake

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents: NWT Energy Initiatives Report 2020-2021; and a Follow-up Letter for Oral Question 782-19(2); NWT Power Corporation COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Tabled document 524-19(2): Northwest Territories Energy Initiatives Report - Reporting on Actions under the 2030 Energy Strategy Tabled Document 525-19(2): Follow-up Letter for Oral Question 782-19(2): NTPC COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Written Questions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. Tabling of documents. Minister responsible for Justice.

TABLED document 526-19(2): Plain Language Summary for Bill 41: Justice Administration Statutes Amendment Act
Written Questions

R.J. Simpson Hay River North

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following document: Plain Language Summary for Bill 41: Justice Administration Statutes Amendment Act. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

tabled document 527-19(2): Rules of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories dated december 7, 2021 tabled docuMent 528-19(2): 2021 Review of Members' Compensation and Benefits - northwest territories
Written Questions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. Tabling of documents. Colleagues, I wish to table the reorganized Rules of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories dated December 7, 2021.

Tabling of documents.

Pursuant to section 31.1 of the Legislative and Executive Council Act, I hereby table the 2021 Review of Members' Compensation and Benefits prepared for the Independent Commission to review Members' Compensation and Benefits dated August 5th, 2021.

Tabling of documents. Notices of motion. Member for Frame Lake.

Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner
Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner

December 7th, 2021

Kevin O'Reilly Frame Lake

Merci, Monsieur le President. I give notice that on Thursday, December 9th, 2021, I'll move the following motion:

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Hay River North, that the following Members be pointed as alternate members of the board of management: Mr. Rocky Simpson, the Member for Hay River South; and Mrs. Caroline Cochrane, the Member for Range Lake;

AND FURTHER, that the following Members be appointed to the Standing Committee on Government Operations: Mrs. Lesa Semmler, the Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes; Ms. Caitlin Cleveland, the Member for Kam Lake; Mrs. Frieda Martselos, the Member for Thebacha; and Mr. Rylund Johnson, the Member for Yellowknife North.

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner
Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Frame Lake. Notices of motion. Member for Thebacha.

motion 45-19(2): t Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner

Frieda Martselos Thebacha

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I give notice that on Thursday, December the 9th, 2021, I will move the following motion:

I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Hay River North, that notwithstanding Rule 4, when this House adjourns on Thursday, December the 9th, 2021, it shall be adjourned until Wednesday, February the 2nd, 2022.

AND FURTHER, that any time prior to February the 2nd, 2022, 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 or at a time later than the scheduled resumption of the House, the Speaker may give notice and thereupon the House shall meet at the time stated in such notice and shall transact into business as if it had been duly adjourned to that time.

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

motion 45-19(2): t Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motion 44-19(2): Appointment Of Equal Pay Commissioner

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Thebacha. Notices of motion. Motions. Member for Kam Lake.

Motion 45-19(2): Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motions

Caitlin Cleveland Kam Lake

Mr. Speaker, WHEREAS section 40.2(1) of the Public Service Act provides that the Commissioner, on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, shall appoint an Equal Pay Commissioner as an officer of the Legislative Assembly, who is responsible for exercising the powers and performing the duties set out in the act;

AND WHEREAS the position of Equal Pay Commissioner became vacant on November 30th, 2021;

AND WHEREAS the board of management was tasked with recruiting an Equal Pay Commissioner and as recommended an individual to the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Assembly is prepared to make a recommendation;

NOW THEREFORE I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, that Ms. Bronwyn Watters be appointed as the Equal Pay Commissioner in accordance with the Public Service Act by the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories as recommended by the Legislative Assembly;

AND FURTHER, that the Speaker be authorized to communicate the effective date of the appointment to the Commissioner.

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 45-19(2): Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Kam Lake. Motion is in order. To the motion?

Motion 45-19(2): Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motions

Some Hon. Members

Question.

Motion 45-19(2): Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is a carried.

---Carried

Motion 45-19(2): Move Committee Report 22-19(2) into Committee of the Whole
Motions

The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Motions. Member for Nunakput.