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Last in the Legislative Assembly March 1999, as MLA for Keewatin Central

Won his last election, in 1995, with 82% of the vote.

Statements in the House

Bill 6: An Act To Amend The Public Utilities Act March 16th, 1999

Mr. Speaker, I seek consent to proceed with second reading of Bill 6, An Act to Amend the Public Utilities Act.

Bill 1: Division Measures Act, 1999 March 16th, 1999

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move,

seconded by the honourable Member for Baffin South, that Bill 1, Division Measures Act, 1999, be read for the second time.

Mr. Speaker, this bill amends various statutes to implement plans and agreements relating to the establishment of Nunavut. The amendments are placed in separate schedules organized by subject matter.

The Electoral Boundaries Commissions Act is amended to provide that the act is repealed March 31, 1999.

The Flag Act is amended to provide that the act does not apply to the part of the Northwest Territories that will become Nunavut. This prevents the duplication of the Flag Act for Nunavut.

The Floral Emblem Act is amended to provide that the act does not apply to the part of the Northwest Territories that will become Nunavut. This prevents the duplication of the Floral Emblem Act for Nunavut.

The Public Service Act is amended to provide that employees in the public service in positions located in Nunavut cease to be members of the public service at the expiry of March 31, 1999.

The Income Tax Act is amended to exclude, from the calculation of an individual's income under the act, the income included in the calculation of the individual's income under the Income Tax Act (Nunavut). The Income Tax Act is also amended to exclude, from the calculation of a corporation's taxable income under the act, the taxable income included in the calculation of the corporation's taxable income under the Income Tax Act (Nunavut).

The Interpretation Act is amended to provide that Nunavut is included in references to both the provinces and the Yukon Territory.

The Statute Revision Act is amended to specify an appropriate short form citation for the revised statutes of Nunavut, 1999. A minor error in the French version of a provision is also corrected.

The Commissioner's Land Act is amended to provide for the transfer, on April 1, 1999, of certain interests and obligations of the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories in respect of lands situated in Nunavut.

The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation Act is amended to provide for the transfer, on April 1, 1999, of certain interests and obligations of the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation in respect of lands situated in Nunavut. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 1: Division Measures Act, 1999 March 16th, 1999

Mr. Speaker, I seek consent to proceed with the second reading of Bill 1, Division Measures Act, 1999. Thank you.

Bill 14: An Act To Amend The Risk Capital Investments Tax Credits Act And The Income Tax Act March 16th, 1999

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Frame Lake, that Bill 14, An Act to Amend the Risk Capital Investments Tax Credits Act and the Income Tax Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 14: An Act To Amend The Risk Capital Investments Tax Credits Act And The Income Tax Act March 16th, 1999

Mr. Speaker, I seek unanimous consent to proceed with the first reading of Bill 14, An Act to Amend the Risk Capital Investments Tax Credits Act and the Income Tax Act. Thank you.

Bill 12: Write-off Of Debts Act, 1998-99 March 16th, 1999

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik, that Bill 12, Write-off of Debts Act, 1998-99, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 12: Write-off Of Debts Act, 1998-99 March 16th, 1999

Mr. Speaker I seek unanimous consent to proceed with the first reading of Bill 12, Write-off of Debts Act, 1998-99. Thank you.

Bill 11: Write-off Of Assets Act, 1998-99 March 16th, 1999

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Baffin South, that Bill 11, Write-off of Assets Act, 1998-99, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 11: Write-off Of Assets Act, 1998-99 March 16th, 1999

Mr. Speaker, I seek unanimous consent to proceed with the first reading of Bill 11, Write-off of Assets Act, 1998-99. Thank you.

Bill 10: Forgiveness Of Debts Act, 1998-99 March 16th, 1999

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik, that Bill 10, Forgiveness of Debts Act, 1998-99, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.