Mr. Speaker, today I would like to speak on the topic of child and family services. The 16th Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Social Programs undertook a comprehensive review of the Child and Family Services Act, highlighting the importance of this area and the need for fundamental change in how we do business.
YELLOWKNIFE (February 13, 2014) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ annual Drop the Pop campaign has begun in schools across the NWT.
This is the ninth year of the pan-territorial campaign, which is part of the Healthy Choices framework. Schools across the North that participate are eligible to be acknowledged with a cash award for their efforts to promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.
YELLOWKNIFE (February 11, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Anti-Poverty Action Plan, tabled yesterday in the Legislative Assembly, describes the commitments the GNWT has made to address the needs of those NWT residents most vulnerable and those at risk of falling into poverty.