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Tabled Document 363-19(2): Letter dated March 24, 2021 from Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce to Premier regarding Transparent Process For Easing Restrictions Within the Northwest Territories
Tabling Of Documents

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Kam Lake. Tabling of documents.

Tabled Document 364-19(2): Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Annual Report 2018-2020
Tabling Of Documents

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Members, I hereby table the 2018-2020 Annual Report of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Members, I am pleased to note that the report's message from the Speaker is included in English, French, and Gwich'in. Mahsi. Tabling of documents. Item 15, notices of motion. Member for Yellowknife North.

Motion 32-19(2): Extended Adjournment of the House to May 27, 2021
Notices Of Motion

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Rylund Johnson Yellowknife North

Mr. Speaker, I give notice that, on Wednesday, March 31, 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 Wednesday, March 31, 2021, it shall be adjourned until Thursday, May 27, 2021. And further, that any time prior to May 27, 2021, 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 given notice and thereupon the House shall meet at the time stated in such notice and shall transact its business as if it had been duly adjourned to that time.

Mr. Speaker, at the appropriate time, I will be seeking unanimous consent to deal with this motion. Mr. Speaker, I will not be seeking unanimous consent, and I will give this motion on Wednesday, March 31st. Thank you.

Motion 32-19(2): Extended Adjournment of the House to May 27, 2021
Notices Of Motion

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Yellowknife North. Notices of motion. Member for Kam Lake.

Motion 33-19(2): Appointment of Members to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel
Notices Of Motion

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Caitlin Cleveland Kam Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Sahtu, that Mr. Sheldon Toner of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, be recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories for appointment as a member of the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, effective immediately for a term of four years; and further, that Lou Sebert of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, and Jay Sengupta of Hamilton, Ontario, be recommended to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories for appointment as members of the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, effective immediately for a term of four years. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 33-19(2): Appointment of Members to the Human Rights Adjudication Panel
Notices Of Motion

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Member for Kam Lake. Notices of motion. Item 16, motions. Item 17, notices of motion for first reading of bills. Item 16, first reading of bills. Minister of Infrastructure.

Bill 24: An Act to Amend the Revolving Funds Act
First Reading Of Bills

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Diane Archie Inuvik Boot Lake

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that Bill 24, An Act to Amend the Revolving Fund Act, be read for the first time. Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 24: An Act to Amend the Revolving Funds Act
First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. The motion is not debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Thank you, Minister of Infrastructure. Bill 24 has had first reading. First reading of bills. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.

Bill 25: An Act to Amend the Education Act
First Reading Of Bills

March 29th, 2021

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R.J. Simpson Hay River North

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 25: An Act to Amend the Education Act
First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. The motion is not debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Thank you, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. Bill 25 has had first reading. First reading of bills. Minister of Finance.

Bill 26: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
First Reading Of Bills

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Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, that Bill 26, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 26: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. The motion is not debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Thank you, Minister of Finance. Bill 26 has had first reading. First reading of bills. Minister of Finance.

Bill 27: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
First Reading Of Bills

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Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, that Bill 27, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 27: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. The motion is not debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Thank you, Minister of Finance. Bill 27 has had first reading. First reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Minister of Finance.

Bill 26: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
Second Reading Of Bills

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Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, that Bill 26, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021, be read for the second time. This bill makes supplementary appropriations for operations expenditures of the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.