Nine of the audiocassettes contain nine programs from the series entitled "This Land We Share.'" It was a monthly program produced by the department that aimed to educate northerners about the role of the Department of Renewable Resources. One audiocassette is entitled "Knowing Our Resources." It was also produced by the department and contained information on new hunting regulations, legislation, and funding for various projects that affected land use and protection of wildlife. 2 audiocassettes contain the same radio ad entitled "Let's Put Garbage in Its Place." This ad was produced for the Pollution Control Division as part of an anti-litter campaign run by the Department. The recording consisted of several variations of the same radio jingle. The remaining 2 cassettes contain the same program called "Fish and Wildlife Ordinance." The recording contains discussions about responsible game management and the differences between hunting technology in the past and present. The audio reel contains recordings of the proceedings and discussion from the Fur Symposium held in Fort Resolution in 1986.Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Conservation Education and Resource Development division
This accession consists of records from the Yellowknife District of the Department of Renewable Resources relating to the development of legislation, regulations, and policies and procedures. The records include proposed Operations Manual amendments, proposed regulation amendments, requests for comments, legislative proposals, and correspondence.Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Yellowknife District
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),
Records date from 1888-1991 and consist of published reports, pamphlets, brochures and bound ordinances. The pamphlets and brochures relate to the Legislative Assembly's operations, symbology, projects, interest in a pipeline and talks of forming a new territory (Nunavut). Records also include the rules of the preceding body, the Council of the Northwest Territories, as well as the rules of the Assembly from 1984 to 1991. There are published reports on priorities for the North, election reports, electoral boundaries, administrative structure for Nunavut, a spousal assault task force report, and a Denedeh government proposal for restructuring of the Government of the Northwest Territories.
Also included in this accession are ordinances dated 1888 and 1895 and bound ordinances dating 1950 through 1981. There is also a book of statutes from 1985.
Records include Integrated Community Service Plan (ICSP) reports from five communities: Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, K'a'a'gee Tu First Nation (Kakisa), Katlodeeche First Nation, and Fort Providence.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Fort Smith Regional Office
Records include legislative review files for the Municipal Statutes Replacement Act, which included changes to the Charter Communities Act, the Hamlets Act, and the Cities, Towns and Villages Act. Records also include a file from a conference hosted by the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs about the impact of boom-bust economic development on infrastructure in northern communities.
Records primarily include Senior Management Committee files. Also included are materials presented to Standing Committees, reports, and legislative review files related to the Municipal Statutes Amending Act (changes to the Charter Communities Act, the Hamlets Act, and the Cities, Towns and Villages Act).Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Corporate Affairs division
Records include Central Act files relating to Board appointments and revocations, draft amendments to acts and correspondence, from the Legislation division of the Department of Justice.
This accession consists of records from the Department of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and from the Department of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development. The records relate to the "Increasing the Number of Northern Workers in the NWT Mineral Industry - Impacts and Strategies" study, the “NWT Mining Statistics Survey Financial & Statistical Results Details by Individual Mines 1990-1992” survey, mineral royalty and mining taxation options, a draft Mining Income Tax Act, website development for the Coronation Gulf Mineral Development Area and the Mackenzie Valley Mineral Development Area, and mineral exploration projects. The records include correspondence, action plans, proposals, service contracts and agreements, terms of reference, reports, instructions, questionnaires, reference material, briefing material, presentations, speaking notes, responses to information requests, photographs, and Workers’ Compensation Board Annual Report 1990.Northwest Territories. Department of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. Minerals Development division
One file consisting of correspondence, public consultation documents, reports, and other material related to the development of regulations under the Education Act. Most of the documents discuss regulations relating to private schools; other topics include home schooling and how student records should be kept.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Policy and Planning division
Records include an annual report, legislation files, and self-government files. The annual report is from the Fort Smith Health and Social Services Authority. The legislation files include details regarding the drug interchangeability formulary, grandfathering under the Social Workers Act, and a discussion paper related to the Health and Social Services Professions Act. The self-government files document the role of the Department of Health and Social Services in self-government negotiations, including but not limited to presentations given by the department during self-government discussions, and actions taken by the department related to implementation of the Tlicho Final Agreement.Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division
This accession consists of records from the Policy and Strategic Planning Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources relating to board and committee work (Deputy Ministers Land Use Steering Committee, Natural Resources Conservation Trust Fund) and a revision to the Wildlife Act, including the Wildlife Act Working Group.Northwest Territories. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (2005-)
Records include Legislation and House Planning Committee meeting minutes, agendas, proposals and records of recommendations.
This accession consists of records from the Clerk's Office of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. The records include meeting materials for the Legislative Assembly's Senior Management Team, the GNWT's Deputy Minister Senior Management Committee, and task forces and joint working groups on the Division of the Northwest Territories particularly relating to legislative issues. The accession also includes records relating to amendments to the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act (2010-11), the 2004 Circle of Northern Leaders meeting, and Protocols for Communication: Legislative Standing Committees and Government Departments and Agencies.
Records date from 1972-1998, and mainly relate to legislative initiatives and amendments of Department of Health and Department of Health and Social Services legislation or acts. The files include options papers, draft proposals, and correspondence between legislative policy analysts and the department regarding the requested legislative amendments or initiatives. There are also files from the National Health Research and Development Program (NHRDP) related to the evaluation of NHRDP submissions, correspondence and minutes from the NHRDP Review Panel, as well as files identifying research needs in the NWT, development of health related workshops that would be delivered by the Department of Health, as well as program development in the NWT. In addition, the accession includes departmental strategic planning and reorganization files related to the amalgamation of the Department of Health and the Department of Social Services, as well as files related to the transfer of health services to the GNWT from the Federal Government. There are also records from the Community Transfer Initiative and how it impacted the transfer of health services to communities. There are also working drafts and development files for departmental reports such as the NWT Health Report, NWT Health Status Report, Ambulance Services Report, as well as program evaluation files about the AIDS project and Advanced Nursing Skills Program. The remaining files include management studies (Management for Results) for the various health boards, copies of MOU between the Department of Health and Social Services and Justice and Education, Culture and Employment, as well as files from the Vital Statistics Committee, Territorial Laboratory Standards Committee and Traditional Knowledge Working Group, in particular traditional knowledge activities at Stanton Hospital.Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division
Accession consists of a proposed water and sanitation policy for Northwest Territories communities, a Northwest Territories Municipal Finance and Services Study conducted by Boreal Institute for Northern Studies from the University of Alberta, Local Government Lands Section Study Headquarters, Resolution passed by the N.W.T Association of Municipalities, and Suggestions for a Playground Training Course by the Dept. of Local Government Recreation Division.
The records detail the regular and special meetings of the Council of the Northwest Territories from 1921 to 1951 (sessions 1 to 201). There are several parallel series containing minutes, agendas, and attachments, including reports, Orders in Council and Ordinances, correspondence, and occasionally photographs or maps, relating to the agenda items. products of meetings (Orders in Council, Ordinances) of the NWT Council. The first series contains the "official" set of files, including signed minutes for most meetings. Other record sets that cover some the same meetings, but may include different and more attachments, are found in the second and third series: Records of Council Members and Secretary's Files and Session Papers. The Records of Council Members series also includes records of the Advisory Board on Mining Regulations (1922-30). The last two series contain Ordinances and Orders in Council related to the Northwest Territories and associated indices.
Records include Debates, Bills, Sessional Papers, Appropriations, Supplementary Appropriations, Recommendations to Council, Information Items, Monthly Letters, Tabled Documents, Motions, Questions and Returns (Oral and Written) and a selection of Commissioner's Opening Addresses. They were produced by the 1st through the 67th sessions (1st to 8th Councils) of the Council of the Northwest Territories, the predecessor to the Legislative Assembly.
Records date from 1989-1996 and relate to the Community Transfer Initiative.
Records relate to the Community Transfer Initiative and the transfer of responsibility of maintenance programs by the department.