Federal Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller, left, with Gwich’in Tribal Council Grand Chief Ken Kyikavichik. (Tyanna Bain/CBC)
Sixty-four delegates representing Dehcho communities cast ballots. Tim Lennie was voted out in first round with 14 votes, while Jim Antoine and Herb Norwegian received 20 and 28 respectively.
For many students graduating in the Northwest Territories this year, more than half of their time in high school was spent under the dark cloud of COVID-19. This meant school closures, cancelled extracurriculars, lost travel opportunities and months of remote learning.
As a result of its findings, the committee recommends the federal government undertake a review of all programs to identify areas where funding could be delivered directly to Indigenous governments, organizations and communities.
The last royal visit to Northwest Territories was in 2011, when Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, were welcomed by large crowds during a one-day stop in the North during a whirlwind first royal tour for the newlyweds. This royal visit was to culminate with a celebration in Yellowknife in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
“It is painful to recount what has been experienced or witnessed during a sexual assault. The court process should recognize how difficult that is and try to help them share their experiences with judges and juries who must consider the cases, ” said Annie Piché, General Counsel.