News March 30, 2011

Territorial Leadership Committee Meets and Legislative Assembly Reconvenes

(YELLOWKNIFE) March 30, 2011 – The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Paul Delorey, has called a meeting of the Territorial Leadership Committee for Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories will then reconvene on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. 

These meetings have been called for the purpose of selecting a Member to serve on the Executive Council after Sandy Lee, MLA for Range Lake and Minister of Health and Social Services, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities, Minister Responsible for the Homeless, and Minister Responsible for Seniors, officially resigned on March 26, 2011. 

A secret ballot vote will be held and the results will be released to the public. The appointment will subsequently be ratified by way of a final motion of the House. The public is welcome to view the proceedings from the Public Gallery.

The public can also watch the proceedings live on the regular session channels and rebroadcasted at regular Session times. There will be no rebroadcast in Yellowknife on Thursday, April 7, 2011.

For more information, contact: 

Paul Delorey, Speaker 
Legislative Assembly of the NWT 
P: 867-669-2234 
F: 867-873-0273 

Colette Langlois, Acting Clerk 
Legislative Assembly of the NWT 
P: 867-669-2299 
F: 867-920-4735