Media Room

This section is designed to help reporters find information and resources they need, and to learn more about health and social services in the NWT.

News Releases

Chronological listing of news releases issued by the Department.

Media Advisories 

Chronological listing of media advisories issued by the Department.

Public Health Advisories 

Public health advisories issued by the Department for residents of the NWT. 

HSS Ministers' Speeches and Statements

Chronological listing of HSS Ministers' speeches and statements.

Media Inquiries

Information on who to contact for inquiries directed to the Minister's Office, the Department or HSS Authorities.

Client Confidentiality

Information on client confidentiality and publication ban.


Transcript of proceedings in the Legislative Assembly.


Newsletters, brochures/information sheets and reports with statistical information specific to health and social conditions can be found within this section.  Listed below are the five most recent reports:


This section provides information on current legislation that is being administered by the Department and new legislative initiatives that focus on improving health and social services.

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP)

For more information:

If you are a reporter with a question for a story, or with comments about how the Media Room section could serve you better, contact:

Communications, Manager

Department of Health and Social Services

Phone: (867) 920-8927