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This session began on May 23rd, 2012 and ended on November 6th, 2012.

November

  • Vote Passed Bill 15 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 3, be read for the third time.
  • Vote Passed Bill 13 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 13, An Act to Repeal the Credit Union Act, be read for the third time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 12 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 2, be read for the third time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Motion On Adjournment Of Debate On Motion 21-17(3), Federal Changes To Environmental Law
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 7-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Bill 7 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 7, An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 5 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 5, Legal Aid Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 17 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 17, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 15 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 3, be read for the second time. Bill 15 amends the Human Rights Act to establish that the director of human rights is an employee in the public service. This act also amends the act to modify the terms of employment of the members of the adjudication panel established under the act and to authorize the Speaker, on the recommendation of the Board of Management, to designate the chairperson and deputy chairperson of the adjudication panel. The adjudication panel members may designate an acting chairperson for the adjudication panel in certain circumstances.
  • Vote Passed Bill 17 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 17, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the second time. This bill makes supplementary appropriations for operations expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.
  • Vote Passed Bill 17 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 17, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the first time.
  • Vote Passed Motion 20-17(3): Mental Health And Addictions Resources
  • Vote Passed Motion 18-17(3): Appointment Of Two Members To The Human Rights Adjudication Panel
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 6-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Bill 16 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 16 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill makes supplementary appropriations for infrastructure expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 16 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 16, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 15 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 3, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Motion 19-17(3): Child Tax Benefit Clawback
  • Vote Passed Motion 17-17(3): Establishment Of Northern Search And Rescue Base

October

  • Vote Passed Bill 14 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 14, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2013-2014, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 14 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 14, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2013-2014, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, the bill authorizes the Government of the Northwest Territories to make infrastructure expenditures for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 14 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 14, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2013-2014, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 8 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 8, An Act to Amend the Securities Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 2 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 2, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2012, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 13 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 13, An Act to Repeal the Credit Union Act, be read for the second time. This bill repeals the Credit Union Act and makes consequential amendments to the Co-operative Associations Act and the Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act.
  • Vote Passed Bill 12 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 2, be read for the second time. This bill amends the Human Rights Act to add as a prohibitive ground of discrimination a conviction that is subject to a records suspension.
  • Vote Passed Bill 13 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 13, An Act to Repeal the Credit Union Act, be read for the first time.
  • Vote Passed Bill 12 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 2, be read for the first time.
  • Vote Passed Motion 16-17(3): Extended Adjournment Of The House To October 29, 2012
  • Vote Passed Motion 15-17(3): Guidelines For NWT Electoral Boundaries Commission, 2012
  • Vote Passed Motion 14-17(3): Establishment Of Electoral Boundaries Commission

June

  • Vote Passed Bill 11 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 11, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 4, 2010-2011, be read for the third time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 10 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 10, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No, 7, 2010-2011, be read for the third time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 9 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 9, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the third time.
  • Vote Passed Bill 3 Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 3, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 1 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 1, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 11 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 11, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 4, 2010-2011, be read for the second time. This bill makes supplementary appropriations for operations expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
  • Vote Passed Bill 10 I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 10, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 7, 2010-2011, be read for the second time. This bill makes supplementary appropriations for infrastructure expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
  • Vote Passed Bill 9 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 9, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill makes supplementary appropriations for operations expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territories for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 8 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 8, An Act to Amend the Securities Act, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, the bill amends the Securities Act to provide a framework for the recognition of auditor oversight bodies mandated to oversee the performance of auditors of publicly traded companies, and provide a framework for the regulation of credit rating organizations and the establishment of legal rights available to investors in respect of a failure to comply with the requirements set out in the rules made under the act respecting the delivery of a prescribed document and makes a number of non-substantive amendments. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 7 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 7, An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, be read for the second time. This bill amends the Judicature Act to meet the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade in respect of enforcement of trade orders and amendments, the regulation-making authority to allow for the establishment of fees for persons who provide services to a court or to parties in the course of court process. The bill also makes a number of non-substantive amendments. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 11 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 11, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 4, 2010-2011, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 10 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 10, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 7, 2010-2011, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 9 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 9, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Motion 13-17(3): Extended Adjournment Of The House To October 17, 2012
  • Vote Passed Motion 12-17(3): Mental Health Court Diversion Measures
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 5-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 4-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 3-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Bill 6 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes, that Bill 6, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 6 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes, that Bill 6, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill makes supplementary appropriations for infrastructure expenditures for the Government of the Northwest Territoires for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.
  • Vote Passed Bill 8 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 8, An Act to Amend the Securities Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 7 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Monfwi, that Bill 7, An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 6 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes, that Bill 6, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 5 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 5, Legal Aid Act, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill repeals and replaces the Legal Services Act and continues the Legal Services Board of the Northwest Territories as the Northwest Territories Legal Aid Commission. Transitional matters provided for in Schedule A of the Financial Administrative Act are consequently amended to refer to the commission. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Bill 5 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 5, Legal Aid Act, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Motion 11-17(3): Truth And Reconciliation Commission
  • Vote Passed Motion 10-17(3): Appointment Of The Director Of Human Rights
  • Vote Passed Bill 4 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 4, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2012-2013, be read for the third time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Bill 3 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 3, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, be read for the second time. Bill 3 amends the Human Rights Act to authorize the Speaker, on the recommendation of the Board of Management, to designate the chairperson and deputy chairperson of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission. The commission members may designate an acting chairperson of the commission in certain circumstances.
  • Vote Passed Bill 4 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 4, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2012-2013, be read for the second time. This bill authorizes the Government of the Northwest Territories to make appropriations for operations expenditures for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.
  • Vote Passed Bill 4 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 4, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2012-2013, be read for the first time.
  • Vote Passed Motion 9-17(3): Establishment Of An Independent Ombudsman’s Office
  • Vote Passed Motion 8-17(3): Appointment Of The Equal Pay Commissioner
  • Vote Passed Motion 7-17(3): Appointment Of Human Rights Commission Members
  • Vote Passed Bill 3 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 3, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

May

  • Vote Passed Bill 2 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 2, Miscellaneous Statute Amendment Act, 2012, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill corrects inconsistencies and errors in statutes of the Northwest Territories. The bill deals with other matters of a minor, noncontroversial and uncomplicated nature in the statutes and repeals provisions that cease to have effect. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Motion 4-17(3): Extended Adjournment Of The House To June 4, 2012
  • Vote Passed Motion 3-17(3): Increased Support For Renewable Energy
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 2-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Motion To Receive Committee Report 1-17(3) And Move Into Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Bill 2 Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 2, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2012, be read for the first time. Thank you.
  • Vote Passed Motion 5-17(3): Early Childhood Development
  • Vote Passed Bill 1 Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Kam Lake, that Bill 1, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, this bill amends the Student Financial Assistance Act to raise the maximum aggregate of the principal amount of all student loans that may be made by the Government of the Northwest Territories by $4 million for 2012-2013 and subsequent fiscal years. Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.
  • Vote Passed Motion 2-17(3): Setting Of Sitting Hours By Speaker
  • Vote Passed Motion 1-17(3): Referral Of Commissioner’s Opening Address To Committee Of The Whole
  • Vote Passed Bill 1 Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 1, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act, be read for the first time. Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.