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March 8th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5305
Second Reading of Bills

Kevin O'Reilly

Bill 42: An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Tax Act   on Climate Change says we are already seeing the consequence of global warming, with an increase of 1 degree Celsius in annual mean temperature. There is more extreme weather and diminishing Arctic see ice, among other changes. The report notes that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees

March 8th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5307
Second Reading of Bills

Kieron Testart

Bill 42: An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Tax Act   for the world. A mechanism for carbon, either through market measures or through taxation, are good things. In the December 14, 2018, meetings of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, otherwise known as COP 24, they reported that, as of April of last year, carbon pricing initiatives

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5213
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Dr. Dragon

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters   we look at what we developed for our action plan for the Climate Change Strategic Framework, I think that we have a very robust plan that is going to be able to be shepherded through, within government, a lot of interdepartmental committees that we are going to have, a lot

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5215
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Kevin O'Reilly

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters  Thanks, Mr. Chair. I will have to wait to see what the detail is because I don't think we've really nailed that down yet. I want to go back to the Climate Change Strategic Framework Action Plan. My colleague from Yellowknife North talked a bit about this. I understand

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5213
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Cory Vanthuyne

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters  Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I, first of all, want to say that I appreciate the increase to the climate change line item, but I do have some questions on that. The department has always been very aware of the Auditor General report and has had their own action plan to address

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5215
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  Yes, thank you, Mr. Chair. As we move forward debating next year's budget, I mean, that will happen, and there will be some initiatives that are brought forward. I believe that the Government of the Northwest Territories, we are so far ahead of the curve on climate change

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5214
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Kevin O'Reilly

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters  Thanks, Mr. Chair. I don't think I have seen a document. I think I have seen a draft of a document, a very early preliminary draft. The department claims that it has responded to the OAG recommendations and the Climate Change Strategic Framework action plan. I would probably

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5212
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Marchiori

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters   protection and waste management, but, as we did the restatements, it falls under, with the movement of climate change, out of what was the environment division, into environmental stewardship and climate change. That $25,000 is now listed as not fully funding an analyst position. ENR

March 14th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5454
Members' Statements

Kevin O'Reilly

Red Alert Part 2   negative messaging won't encourage investment in the NWT and the transformative change we need. The Premier is stuck in a time warp where fossil fuels dominate the NWT and world economy. This is not going to happen, given climate-change realities, commodity prices, and technological

March 8th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5301
Members' Statements

Herbert Nakimayak

Recognizing Youth Advocate Chukita Gruben   of Tuktoyaktuk and has done a lot of work around climate change by collaborating with scientists, researchers, politicians, and the media to showcase the impacts of climate change and how it is affecting their lifestyle, causing them to adapt. There is now a community-based monitoring program

March 13th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5413
Ministers' Statements

Robert C. McLeod

Minister's Statement 173-18(3): Section 11 Agreement: Boreal Caribou   conservation measures to support boreal caribou in the NWT, including development and implementation of range plans to protect boreal caribou habitat. As part of this agreement, the Government of the Northwest Territories and Environment and Climate Change Canada have also negotiated

March 12th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5365
Ministers' Statements

Alfred Moses

Minister's Statement 171-18(3): Northern Housing Summit   the Northwest Territories. The Northern Housing Summit is also forward-looking. We must all do our part to fight climate change, and action is needed in the housing field, as well. Attendees will be able to participate in a Green Energy Solutions session. Approaches and technology change

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5214
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Dr. Dragon

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters  , is a series of five of them that get to that reduction. There are four within water management and monitoring, and the fifth reduction is environmental stewardship and climate change. The $150,000 from the first one is $150,000 from water management and monitoring. This is from our grants

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5214
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Cory Vanthuyne

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters   there as it relates to our climate change efforts? Will they have a role to play as it relates to being consulted on with regard to our climate change strategic action plan? Thank you, Mr. Chair.

March 6th, 2019
Assembly debate
Page 5213
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Cory Vanthuyne

Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters  Thank you, Mr. Chair. Does that mean, then, that now the responsibilities with regard to climate change aspects that affect Infrastructure and even the Minister's other department, Finance, the direction for intergovernmental action on climate change will now come from

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