YELLOWKNIFE (Tuesday, July 12, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is pleased to present its new self-guided audio tour to the public.
The audio tour is available on the “Smartify” App for mobile phones. To take the tour, users download the Smartify app and can find the English and French versions of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly audio tour in Smartify’s tour inventory.
The duration of the tour is 30 minutes. The English tour is narrated by former Commissioner, Speaker and Minister Tony Whitford along with Elder and legislative interpreter Maro Sundberg. The French tour is narrated by Batiste Foisy, a Yellowknife journalist and broadcaster.
The tour touches on Northwest Territories history, the Mace, the architecture of the building, the basics of consensus government and even includes a story or two. The audio tour aims to inform the public about the Legislative Assembly while also giving them a warm northerner’s welcome to “The Place of the People”.
Members of the public can take the self-guided audio tour anytime the building is open. The building is open to the public from 7:00AM to 6:00PM on weekdays and 10:00AM to 6:00PM on weekends.
The Legislative Assembly thanks all who assisted with the creation of the audio tour.