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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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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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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:51
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:184
Petition target:Legislative Assembly of the NWT
Closing date:Tue, 28 Feb 17

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