Educational Resources

Topic: How a Bill Becomes a Law

Media: Video

This educational video was created entirely within the Northwest Territories. It is available in English or French, with or without subtitles.

The video is made in the context of consensus government, giving Northwest Territories residents the opportunity to learn how laws are made with the Territory’s unique system of governance.

To request more information about this video, request a copy of the video with subtitles, or to arrange an in-person or virtual visit with Legislative Assembly staff to accompany the presentation of this video, please contact LA_PAC@ntassembly.ca with your request.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

 

Topic: The Three Branches of Government

Media: Video

This educational video was created entirely within the Northwest Territories. It is available in English or French, with or without subtitles.

The video is made in the context of the Northwest Territories in particular, illustrating for residents how the Territory is governed and administrated with examples that come straight from the environment we are familiar with here in the Territory.

To request more information about this video, request a copy of the video with subtitles, or to arrange an in-person or virtual visit with Legislative Assembly staff to accompany the presentation of this video, please contact LA_PAC@ntassembly.ca with your request.

The Three Branches of Government

 

Topic: Parliamentary Words and Terms

Media: PDF Document

This glossary contains descriptions of the words, terms and phrases you might see hear when watching Session at the Legislative Assembly.

Parliamentary Words and Terms

 

Topic: All About Consensus Government and the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly

Media: PDF Document

This comprehensive document explains everything you might want to learn about consensus government. It contains the following sections: Home of the Legislative Assembly; History of the Legislative Assembly; Commissioner of the Northwest Territories; Operations of the Legislative Assembly; Consensus Government; Election of the Speaker, Premier and Ministers; The Creation of a New Northwest Territories; Differences between Provincial Governments and our Territorial Government; How a Bill Becomes a Law; The Mace; The Executive Council (Cabinet); Committees of the Legislative Assembly; Hansard; Broadcasting; Roles of an MLA; Pages of the Legislative Assembly; The Speaker; The Sergeant-at-Arms; and Legislative Assembly Trivia.

All About Consensus Government and the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly

 

Is there an educational resource you’d like to see? Contact Public Affairs and Communications with your ideas at LA_PAC@ntassembly.ca.