This accession consists of files from many different GNWT departments, including Education, Social Services (and predecessors), and Local Government, relating to the operation, administration, and closure of the community of Port Burwell. The records were collected by the Office of the Commissioner after the community was abandoned. The records include settlement manager monthly reports and correspondence, settlement council minutes, school records (including enrollment and attendance and student files), financial records (including aircraft tender documents, operations funding, cheque books and banking records, and ledgers), fishery plant records, building and public works records, health and welfare records,employment records, and a guestbook. The accession also includes several files from the Department of Local Government which relate to the Baffin Region more generally or to other communities, including Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Grise Fiord, Nanisivik, Eskimo Point (Arviat),
Subjects include the Eldorado Mine at Echo Bay on Great Bear Lake, Hudson's Bay Company posts along the Mackenzie River and marine transportation. Types of boats depicted include scows, sternwheelers, barges and tugboats. There are photographs of the "S.S. Distributor", "S.S. Midnight Sun", "Great Bear", "M.V. Nechemus", "S.S. Northland Trader" and the "Silver Queen". The accession also includes six copy negatives of images taken by C.W. Mathers, a professional photographer from Edmonton who toured communities along the Mackenzie River in 1901. Locations include the Eldorado Mine site, Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company (Con Mine) mine site at Yellowknife, Athabasca Landing, Fort Franklin, Fort Norman, Fort McPherson, Fort Resolution, Fort Simpson and Fort Smith.
The prints were originally housed in three photo albums. The photographs were taken during the construction and inspection of the road from the Alberta boundary to Hay River, one leg of the Mackenzie Highway. Road crews are featured using Jeeps, dump trucks, graders, bulldozers, cranes, and other heavy equipment to survey, crush gravel, remove timber, clear muskeg, build bridges, and dig post holes. Other subjects include periodic flooding and evidence of flood damage at Hay River, and shipping ports and vessels, including the Radium Charles. The title pages of albums #1 and #3 contain the title "Grimshaw -Great Slave Lake Road." The photographs in albums #1 and #2 appear to have been taken by F.C. Haven. Album #1 contains images :0001 to :0309 which were taken between May 1946 and June 1947. Album #2 contains images :0310 to :0661 which were taken between July 1947 and June 1948. Album #3 contains images :0662 to :0974 were taken between August 1946 and November 1947; these images were apparently taken by C.R. Cornish, Inspecting Engineer.
The black and white images document a ceremony to erect a plaque at Port Radium on July 16, 1978 commemorating the uranium industry. The colour print depicts the unveiling of a plaque erected at Fort McPherson on July 7, 1977. Included in the images are Chief Johnny Kay [Kyikavichik], Dr. Henry Cook, R.P. Malis of Parks Canada, Father G. Duchaussois and Mr. Chuck Vaydik of the Northwest Territories Chamber of Mines.
The textual records consist of a program for a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaquing ceremony held in Fort McPherson on July 7, 1977. The photographs feature Chief Johnny Kay [Kyikavichik], Chief Johnny Charlie, Andrew Kunnizzi, Terry Buckle, Robert Simpson, and R. P. Malis.
This accession consists of records from the Policy, Legislation and Communications division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment relating to the Senior Management Committee, Deputy Ministers' Managing This Land Committee, the Mackenzie Gas Project Joint Cabinet-AOC Pipeline Planning Committee and communications products. The committee records include meeting packages, draft Monitoring the MGP - Development of a Coordinated Approach by Government (2006), MGP Hearing Preparation Participant Binder, Cooperation Plan for the Environmental Impact Assessment and Regulatory Review of a Northern Gas Pipeline Project through the Northwest Territories, news articles, and correspondence. The communications products include communications plans, website content, brochures, fact sheets, display panels and banners, reports including the Fred Henne Territorial Park Beach Safety Survey Report May 2014, GNWT Implementation Report on its Commitments under the Diavik Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement For January - June 2014, GNWT Implementation Report on its Commitments under the Diavik Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement For July - December 2013, Agriculture Products Marketing Council 2014/15 Annual Report, Take a Kid Trapping & Harvesting Report 2013-2014, Communities and Diamonds 2014, Growing Forward 2 Canada/Northwest Territories A Summary Report of the Small Scale Foods Program 2013/14, and Community Futures Program 2012/13 Annual Report, and other publications, including the Guide to the new Mining Regulations for the Northwest Territories, Coal Exploration Licence Reviewer Guidelines, Coal Exploration Licence Applicant Guidelines, Mineral Regulatory Process Guide, Acquiring Mining Rights in the Northwest Territories, Monthly Production and Cost Statement (MPCS) Submission Guide, Monthy Royalty Return (MRR) Submission Guide, Program Guide Growing Forward 2 Canada/Northwest Territories April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2018, and NWT Arts Studio News Vol 2: September 2014 newsletter.
Records include community and regional land use plans, primarily related to Fort Simpson and Pine Point. Also includes land use reports.Northwest Territories. Department of Local Government. Town Planning and Lands division
Records include operational evaluation files of the communities of Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, and Tuktoyaktuk, as well as planning and management files related to the Tulita Recreation Complex, and the Enterprise Community Hall. Also included are plans and programs related to community planning and land use, and one report about the Norman Wells Pipeline Project.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands Administration division
This accession consists of 22 colour negatives of Inuvik's 25th anniversary celebration, held July 18, 1983.Dillon, Barb
Records include terms of reference for Committees-of-Cabinet and associated Deputy Minister committees and an agenda, minutes, and meeting materials from the Deputy Ministers' Devolution Committee.Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive. Cabinet Secretariat
This accession consists of records from the Investment and Economic Development division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment relating to the 2008 joint Canadian Egg Marketing Association/NWT Agricultural Products Marketing Council meeting meeting. The records include an agenda, goals, briefing notes, a legal opinion, related territorial and federal legislation, a chart of responsibilities, correspondence, a CEMA-NWT Producer Board Service Agreement, and other agreements.
This accession consists of records from the Investment and Economic Analysis division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. The records include a briefing binder for the 2005 North American Fur & Fashion Exposition, GMVF Trappers Newsletters, caribou strategy briefing material and summary of issues, FMB decision paper, Economic Impacts of Tag Reductions on the NWT Arctic Barren-ground Caribou Outfitters, A Barren-ground Caribou Management Strategy for the Northwest Territories 2005-2010 (draft), Review of the Class 'B' Barrenground Caribou Outfitters in Unit 'F', Draft Report on Renewable Resource Assessment of the Edehzhie Candidate Protected Area, and related correspondence.
This accession consists of records from the Investment and Economic Analysis division of the Department of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development relating to egg production and marketing. The records include related territorial and federal acts and regulations including the Agricultural Products Marketing Act and Egg Marketing Regulations, draft policies and procedures, appointments to the Northwest Territories Egg Producers, agendas and minutes for the Council and Producers' Board, correspondence, briefing notes, inspection reports, discussion papers, legal opinions, draft Federal-Provincial Agreement for Eggs, and a business proposal.
Records include the chronos of Ministers J. Michael Miltenberger (September-October 2011) and Tom Beaulieu (November 2011-September 2012), as well as the chronos of Deputy Ministers Paddy Meade (January-September 2011) and Debbie DeLancey (October 2011-April 2012).Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Directorate
Records consist of contribution administration files for federally funded programs related to wellness promotion. The programs include: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI), Brighter Futures, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS), Nutrition North Canada (NNC), and On the Land.
Records include slides from the NWT Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training developed by Alappaa Consulting for the Department of Human Resources.Northwest Territories. Department of Human Resources. Directorate and Corporate Affairs division
The records date from 1968-2005 and include meeting minutes from the Community Planning division, Lands division, Surveys and Mapping division, and the Senior Management Committee (SMC). Other records related to Municipal Operations include land claims records, the Inuvialuit Final Agreement, the Community Transfer Initiative, Association of Municipalities, some general administration files from the regional offices, and policy updates. Lands division records include reports and recommendations on land information management, legal ownership of land and roadways, and granular material studies from various regions. Surveys and Mapping division records include flood risk records, records of the NWT Mapping Liaison Committee, and records related to remote sensing. The 7 videocassettes (VHS and Betamax) are of items produced by or for the Department.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands division
Records include files related to devolution and the transfer of responsibilities relating to Arctic 'A' Airports from the Federal to the Territorial Government as well as departmental interaction with Transport Canada. Records also consist of briefing notes and ministerial correspondence with the Director's Office. There are also records that relate to Aviation Studies, Arctic Airports Management Team, Arctic Airports Staff Meetings, Arctic 'B' and 'C' Airports Steering Committee, Senior Management Committee, Airports Training Committee, Departmental Management Group. Additionally records include files related to Airport Planning, Emergency Services, Municipal Administration Certification Group (MACP), Advisory Committee Northern Development (ACND), Northern Air Transport Association (NATA), Airport Operations Sub-Committee, and the Air Navigation Sub-Committee. Records also include project files related to the Rae/Edzo Community Planning Report, the Engineering Site Report for development of the airstrip at Snowdrift (Lutselk'e), and the Arctic Airport Master Plan for Pine Point. The photographs date from the 1970s and document airstrip construction in various Northwest Territories communities.Northwest Territories. Department of Transportation. Arctic Airports division
This accession consists of one letter addressed to Sir Leopold McClintock from C. Irmingen dated 11 April 1861 discussing Irmingen's treatise on the currents and ice drifts on the coast of Ireland.