This is page numbers 5051 - 5086 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 66: An Act to Amend the Property Assessment and Taxation Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Thank you. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 66: An Act to Amend the Property Assessment and Taxation Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 66: An Act to Amend the Property Assessment and Taxation Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? All those abstaining? Motion is carried. Bill 66 has had second reading and is referred to standing committee for further consideration.

---Carried

Second reading of bills. Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs.

Bill 67: An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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Shane Thompson Nahendeh

Thank you, Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 67, An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act, be read for the second time.

This bill amends the Fire Prevention Act to

  • add a liability exclusion provision for fire officials;
  • authorize the fire marshals to delegate their duties and powers;
  • make any requirements made in a plan review report by the fire marshal to be binding as orders;
  • establish a plan review appeal board and mechanism for an appeal of plan reviews made by the fire marshal instead of an immediate recourse to the Supreme Court;
  • authorize codes of rules and standards adopted under the Act to have legal force of effect; and,
  • modernize language including the use of gender-neutral language.

Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Bill 67: An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 67: An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 67: An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? All those abstaining? Motion is carried. Bill 67 has had second reading and is referred to standing committee for further consideration.

---Carried

Second reading of bills. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.

Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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R.J. Simpson Hay River North

Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 68, An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, be read for the second time.

This bill amends the Child Daycare Act in order to

  • clarify exemptions from the application of the act;
    • establish a complaints process for parents to ensure compliance with prescribed rules of conduct;
    • provide for maximum childcare fees that can be charged by operators;
    • provide for minimum pay rates for the employees of certain early learning and childcare facilities;
    • provide for the establishment of a certification process and for mandatory qualifications for early learning and childcare facility operators and staff;
    • update reporting requirements and provide for assigning unique identifiers for children that attend an early learning and childcare facility; and,
    • provide additional authorities for the regulation of childcare services.

Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Thank you. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Abstentions? Motion is carried. Bill 68 has had second reading and is referred to standing committee for further consideration.

---Carried

Second reading of bills. Minister of Finance.

Bill 71: Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2023-2024, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

November 3rd, 2022

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Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Boot Lake, that Bill 71, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2023-2024, be read for the second time.

This bill authorizes the Government of the Northwest Territories to make appropriations for infrastructure expenditures for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Bill 71: Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2023-2024, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Thank you. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 71: Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2023-2024, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 71: Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2023-2024, Carried
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Deputy Speaker Lesa Semmler

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? All those abstaining? The motion is carried. Bill 71 has had second reading.

---Carried

Second reading of bills. Consideration in Committee of the Whole of bills and other matters. Bill 23, Bill 29, Minister's Statement 264-19(2), Tabled Document 681-19(2), Tabled Document 694-19(2), with Member of Deh Cho in the chair.