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June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1137
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Rylund Johnson

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Madam Chair. Yes. Part of the issues and why we're creating a climate change council is that the Auditor General said there is a lack of authority and clear direction of who is in charge of climate change in the GNWT, and some of that accountability is missing. Much

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1137
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Rylund Johnson

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Madam Chair. I see that there is $1.4 million here for Part 2 of the Climate Change Strategic Framework Action Plan. I believe part 2 is some of the most important work we're doing in the GNWT. There are a number of research components to it that will essentially show

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1138
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Kevin O'Reilly

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thanks, Madam Chair. I want to be fair here. I support spending more on climate change, but without getting into the action plan itself, it is probably in the neighbourhood of about 50 pages. As I said, pages and pages and pages of action areas, potential partners, potential

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1137
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Rylund Johnson

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Madam Chair. I'm happy to see that we are establishing a climate change council. Is there a terms of reference, or do we know who is going to be on that climate change council? Thank you, Madam Chair.

June 9th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1079
Oral Questions

Shane Thompson

Question 307-19(2): Reduced Water Monitoring in Alberta during Pandemic  Both Environment and Climate Change Canada and Alberta Environment and Parks temporarily suspended long-term quality monitoring across the province as a result of public health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. The suspension includes long-term monitoring on the Slave

June 12th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1208
Oral Questions

Caroline Cochrane

Question 334-19(2): Edehzhie National Wildlife Area  Environment and Climate Change Canada will begin the consultation process to establish it as a National Wildlife Area. However, due to COVID-19 and the amount of work that the federal government is doing, there might be a little delay with that, although we are trying to get

June 12th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1208
Oral Questions

Caroline Cochrane

Question 334-19(2): Edehzhie National Wildlife Area   it doesn't have an end date on it is because the Dehcho First Nations asked us for that. There were several requests from them and Environment and Climate Change Canada to implement an interim land withdrawal to achieve permanent protection of the subsurface land associated

June 12th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1205
Members' Statements

Caitlin Cleveland

Congratulations to the Class of 2020  . Speaker, the class of 2020 stands in a global battle against a worldwide pandemic, climate change, racism, and massive income disparities. They stand at a fork in the road that challenges unity and strength of character and which demands advocating for the greater good. To each of our

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1148
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Caroline Wawzonek

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried   communities. I suspect, Madam Chair, that it is going to be a complicated calculation in that, for some, an investment will support a gap that exists right now at a real point in time, and for others, yes, they will be experiencing climate change more severely than in other communities

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1148
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Rylund Johnson

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried   do some of our hazard mapping and permafrost mapping from the climate change framework, we're going to see the cost of municipal infrastructure increase even more. It's somewhat a losing battle that I think we, as a territory, really have to prioritize. I'd like to hear

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1138
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Member. Any further questions, comments, under this section? Seeing none, environmental stewardship and climate change, not previously authorized, $1,468,000. Does committee agree?

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1138
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Koe

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Madam Chair. Yes, I do have a little bit of a list here that I can share with committee. ITI for their climate change framework, the activities that would be focused on in 2020-2021, ITI would focus on permafrost monitoring and modelling. That supports a number

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1138
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Kevin O'Reilly

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thanks, Madam Chair. The line item on this page that my colleague from Yellowknife North just mentioned was the Part 2 of the Climate Change Strategic Framework Action Plan, and I was just looking at the document. It goes on for pages and pages. What specific parts is this going

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1137
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Caroline Wawzonek

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Thank you, Madam Chair. This funding is to get Phase 2 of the climate change action plan moving forward, but certainly, depending on the outcomes of what is found in that study, there may well be fairly significant asks that come forward as a result of that. However

June 10th, 2020
Assembly debate
Page 1137
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair

Committee Motion 15-19(2): Concurrence Motion - Tabled Document 130-19(2): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021, Carried  Environmental stewardship and climate change, not previously authorized, $1,468,000. Member for Yellowknife North.

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