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November 1st, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4684
Members' Statements

Julie Green

Carbon Pricing   planet as a result of climate change, and they are willing to act. What is needed is inspirational leadership, not fearful hesitancy. For the sake of our children's future, we must keep our international promises and work towards a lower carbon future. I will be asking our government

November 1st, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4679
Ministers' Statements

Wally Schumann

Minister's Statement 129-18(3): Energy Initiatives Update   of limited resources and to achieve many of our mandate commitments. Last spring the Government of the Northwest Territories publicly released the 2030 Energy Strategy, along with the Climate Change Strategic Framework and the Northwest Territories Petroleum Resources Strategy. Together

October 25th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4437
Members' Statements

Kevin O'Reilly

Northwest Territories Carbon Pricing  Merci, Monsieur le President. The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we are already seeing the consequences of a 1-degree Celsius increase in global warming. There is more extreme weather and diminishing Arctic sea ice among other changes

October 29th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4521
Ministers' Statements

Wally Schumann

Minister's Statement 118-18(3): New Transportation Corridors   to addressing the unique transportation needs in Canada's North to improve safety and foster economic and social development, while increasing our resiliency to the effects of climate change. Work to advance the next steps for the construction of the all-weather Mackenzie Valley Highway

October 23rd, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4362
Members' Statements

Kieron Testart

Climate Change and Carbon Pricing  Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report tabled in this House on October 11th of this year outlined grave consequences for the future of our planet if immediate action is not taken to mitigate the increasing global

October 25th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4452
Oral Questions

Kevin O'Reilly

Question 451-18(3): Northwest Territories Carbon Pricing  Thanks to the Minister for confirming that the large emitters are not going to be contributing towards energy investments for communities and households. Regular MLAs and the public have been waiting patiently for the costed action plan for the Climate Change Strategic

October 25th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4438
Members' Statements

Kevin O'Reilly

Northwest Territories Carbon Pricing  A real carbon pricing system for the NWT can help us in fighting the climate change emergency that faces us. We must pursue legislative and policy changes to ensure climate change leadership and an energy strategy built on renewables that doesn't masquerade as an infrastructure

October 31st, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4653
Motions

Kevin O'Reilly

Motion 24-18(3): Revocation of Appointment of the Honourable Member for Great Slave to the Executive Council, Defeated   view, Cabinet's priorities are not my priorities and have not brought the attention or focus that we need on Child and Family Services, economic diversification, housing, climate change, and the other pressing needs of our residents. I believe that our best chance at resetting

October 31st, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4646
Motions

Robert C. McLeod

Motion 23-18(3): Revocation of the Appointment of the Honourable Member for Hay River South, Defeated   $800,000 towards phase 2 of the transportation monitoring program to study the effects of climate change on permafrost and transportation infrastructure. In the life of this government, he has also worked to secure a total of almost $13 billion in federal investment in economic

October 25th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4460
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Robert C. McLeod

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters   impressed with the proactive steps they were taking and already starting to invest into a lot of energy projects. We were dealing with climate change and the high cost of living before it was big news. We were dealing with it. Now that it is out there, we have been able to leverage

October 30th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4602
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann

Question 479-18(3): Openness and Transparency - ATIPP Request  Everything this government does is centered around the consultative process. We have used it in developing the resource legislation. ENR is using it for their climate change. We use it in the development of the energy plan, the Petroleum Resource Strategy. As a matter of course

October 30th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4598
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann

Question 476-18(3): Carbon-Free Energy for Resource Development  . As the Member knows, industry is currently responsible for 50 percent of our greenhouse gas emissions in the Northwest Territories. Clean power from the Taltson will allow us to fully meet our Climate Change Strategic Framework target and reduce emissions by 517 kilotonnes by 2030, and meet

October 30th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4598
Oral Questions

Cory Vanthuyne

Question 476-18(3): Carbon-Free Energy for Resource Development   territory's major economic growth potential hinges on new sources of carbon-free power, Mr. Speaker, does the Minister agree that Taltson expansion is critical for not only just our economy, but also for meeting our goals with regard to climate change? Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

October 30th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4597
Oral Questions

Wally Schumann

Question 475-18(3): Renewable Solar Energy  Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund is intended to support provinces and territories that take action on climate change and reduce energy use and increase clean economic growth. Now, the federal government in our announcement that we did here a couple

October 30th, 2018
Assembly debate
Page 4576
Members' Statements

Cory Vanthuyne

Carbon-Free Energy for Resource Development   to operate, they must avoid producing greenhouse gas emissions. Believe it or not, in 2018, investment decisions on mineral development are not driven by economics alone. Issues affecting social and environmental impacts, climate change chief among them, are equally prominent

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