This fonds consists of approximately 5.4 meters of textual material.
It includes records from the Directorate, including Ministerial and Deputy Minister Chronos and briefing books. It also includes records concerning the financial impact of division, including: proposals, workbooks, records of committees and executive summaries prepared by consultants. Also included in Directorate records are files relating to the purchase and transfer of the Northern Canada Power Commission to the GNWT.
Also within this fonds are records from the Finance and Fiscal Policy Division. The files include records related to the financial negotiations between the federal government and the related stakeholders involved in the division of the Northwest Territories and the creation of Nunavut in 1999. Records also include files of the Division Special Committee Working Group and the Northern Representatives (NERN) Committee, transfer of financial responsibility of Arctic Airports and fire management programs from the federal to territorial government, files tracking the changes and negotiations regarding property, education and income taxation, as well as economic policy issue files.
Records from the Corporate Affairs Division include files related to financial aspects of self-government agreements, amendments to the Liquor Act and Financial Administration Act, GNWT debt and borrowing, and a 1997 strategic plan for the department.
Records from the Internal Audit Bureau include meeting packages of the Audit Committee, which provides oversight for the Bureau.
As well, there are records from the NWT Liquor Commission, consisting of seven annual reports (38th to 44th) from the Commission. The reports date from 1992 to 1998. There is also correspondence regarding various issues with the public, appointments and revocations, and management of liquor warehouse and retail stores. The correspondence dates from 1995 to 2002. Records from the Liquor Licensing and Enforcement division include correspondence and notes from a public meeting in Yellowknife and a newsletter produced by the Liquor Licensing Board for licensees.
Northwest Territories. Department of Finance (1975- )