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Eliminate Daylight savings time in the Northwest Territories.

Studies indicate that switching to Daylight Savings time can be detrimental. Further, we do not require "extra daylight " in the Northwest…

Lead petitioner:Cheryl Hval
Signatures:18
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 15 Mar 17

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Funding for Junior Kindergarten and other options for families

Junior Kindergarten is being instituted in the Northwest Territories to address low standardized test scores and provide options for families in…

Lead petitioner:David Wasylciw
Signatures:183
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 28 Feb 17

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Lead petitioner:Noeline Christine Villebrun
Signatures:1
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Sat, 29 Jan 11

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Rejected

Destruction Of NWT Old Stock Veterans License Plates.

Mr Louttit's decision is wrong and short sighted, as the Old Style Bears are Completely Different than the NEW Style Veteran Graphic Plates Which Has…

Lead petitioner:Marsh M Pysar
Signatures:1
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Fri, 2 Nov 12

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Rejected

Destruction Of NWT Old Stock Veterans License Plates.

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Lead petitioner:Marsh M Pysar
Signatures:1
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Fri, 2 Nov 12

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Rejected

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Lead petitioner:Name Missing
Signatures:0
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Sun, 2 Mar 14

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Rejected

Eliminate Daylight Savings

I petition that we eliminate the practice of changing clocks by one hour each Spring and Fall, otherwise known as Daylight Savings. As the daylight…

Lead petitioner:Lena Schofield
Signatures:1
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Fri, 10 Mar 17

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Awaiting submission

Tuktoyaktuk District Education Authority Staggered Terms

Currently the TDEA votes every 2 years on a new board. When a new board is elected the old boards past motions might not be acted upon. We need to…

Lead petitioner:Tuktoyaktuk DEA
Signatures:1
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Mon, 28 Feb 11

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Awaiting submission

Non Confidence in Floyd Roland for signing AIP on Devolution

Premier Floyd Roland,did not act in the best interest of the people of the NWT by signing the AIP on Devolution knowling the position of the…

Lead petitioner:Noeline Christine Villebrun
Signatures:36
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Thu, 10 Mar 11

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Awaiting submission

Regulation of Gas/Fuel Prices needed in the NWT

The Government of the NWT, in order to help protect the publics interest, needs to consider regulation options to ensure the public is protected.

Lead petitioner:Robert Hawkins
Signatures:60
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Thu, 10 Oct 13

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Awaiting submission

Climate and Energy Action Fund

Residents of the Northwest Territories call on the GNWT to do the following: 1. Collect a $3.50 tonne (co2eq) levy on carbon pollution from all…

Lead petitioner:Doug Ritchie
Signatures:80
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 31 Dec 13

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Awaiting submission

Territorial Ombudsman

Currently, most, if not all departments of the GNWT handle citizen appeals of departmental decisions internally. This can create distrust in the…

Lead petitioner:Eric Shank
Signatures:43
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Sun, 6 Oct 13

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Awaiting submission

Provide tax incentive to retail fuel suppliers in Yellowknife

As an alternative to increased regulation in the gasoline or diesel retail market, the GNWT should allow the free market to decide prices by…

Lead petitioner:Jerald Sibbeston
Signatures:2
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 6 Nov 13

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Awaiting submission

Pro Language and Choice in Hay River Schools

This petition is started by a parent concerned by the lack of choices for education currently in Hay River. The GNWT is overriding the Admissions…

Lead petitioner:Shelley Maher
Signatures:34
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 16 Dec 14

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Awaiting submission

Northwest Territories Support for Syrian Refugees

Other provinces in Canada have committed to accept Syrian refugees. NWT should follow suit and petition the federal government to expedite the…

Lead petitioner:Lindsay Armer
Signatures:22
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Thu, 24 Sep 15

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Awaiting submission

Increasing Funding for Local Programming and Governance Workshops for Community-led Boards and District Education Authorities

The Auditor General’s 2010 report on the state of education in the NWT concluded that there is no accountability, oversight or continuity in…

Lead petitioner:Dennis Nelner
Signatures:2
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Thu, 30 Jun 16

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Petition to increase the hours of the MV Lafferty Ferry

Benefits of increased service hours include the ability for residents and businesses to start their day earlier when they have long trips for…

Lead petitioner:Kirby Groat
Signatures:3
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 22 Jun 16

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Awaiting submission

SAVE THE ROBERTSON HEAD FRAME

The GNWT must reconsider their position on this important NWT landmark as time is of the essence.

Lead petitioner:Walt Humphries
Signatures:175
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Sun, 18 Sep 16

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Awaiting submission

Petition to reverse the budget cuts to Aurora College

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Lead petitioner:Joanna Westwell
Signatures:246
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 15 Feb 17

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Submitted

Expansion of Midwifery Program

In A Foundation for Change, the Department of Health and Social Services Strategic Plan for residents of the Northwest Territories, it is stated on…

Lead petitioner:Heather Scott
Signatures:304
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 9 Feb 11

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Submitted

Save the Respite Service

Respite is an invaluable support to families that include a member with a disability. It gives us an opportunity to take an all important break to…

Lead petitioner:Mimi Kennedy
Signatures:559
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 2 Nov 10

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Submitted

Save the Joe Greenland Center

The Joe Greenland Centre is composed of fifteen units. Seven units are managed and administered by the Aklavik Housing Association/NWTHC as public…

Lead petitioner:Robbie Pascal
Signatures:193
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 22 Feb 11

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Submitted

Midwifery Expansion and Education

Midwifery expansion has been a strategic priority for the Department of Health and Social Services for the past three years, but it currently only…

Lead petitioner:Jennifer Young
Signatures:148
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Mon, 28 Jan 13

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Submitted

Refer Fracking Applications to Environmental Review

BACKGROUND: We are the public and we are concerned about horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The reasons for our concern include: 1.…

Lead petitioner:Daniel Tseleie
Signatures:720
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 12 Mar 14

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Submitted

Early election

Whereas having three major elections in the same month could overwhelm voters, exhaust volunteers and affect adversely voter participation; an early…

Lead petitioner:Paul A. Falvo
Signatures:248
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Fri, 4 Apr 14

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Submitted

Adoption of Improved Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Background:…

Lead petitioner:Michael Aubry
Signatures:40
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Thu, 30 Oct 14

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Submitted

Fracking Moratorium Pending Comprehensive Regional Review

Lead petitioner:Eugene Boulanger
Signatures:868
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 27 May 15

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Submitted

Fort Simpson Chamber of Commerce Ferry Petition

The Chamber feels the increased service will benefit both businesses and residents. The extended hours would mirror what was offered by the…

Lead petitioner:Kirby Groat
Signatures:8
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Fri, 17 Jul 15

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Submitted

Our Law Library, vital to access to justice in the NWT

The NWT Court Library System provides essential legal resource materials in a fast and accurate manner to the Supreme Court, Territorial Court, and…

Lead petitioner:Kathryn Paton
Signatures:36
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Wed, 29 Jun 16

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Submitted

Eliminate Time Change in the Northwest Territories

Due to the high latitude of the Northwest Territories, Northerners are adversely affected by changing back to standard time in the winter, causing us…

Lead petitioner:Julian Morse
Signatures:533
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Mon, 30 Jan 17

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