Government of Canada

Government of Canada

January 25, 2011 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2011) - Please be advised that the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, and the Honourable Floyd Roland, Premier of the Northwest Territories and others will be making an announcement in Yellowknife, NT regarding an Agreement-in-Principle for Devolution.

A technical briefing will be held in Yellowknife during the afternoon prior to the signing event.

Technical Briefing

Representatives from the Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories devolution negotiation teams will provide a detailed overview of the AiP, and will be available to answer questions of a technical nature.

Where: Laing Building, 6th Floor (5003 - 49 St)
  Yellowknife, NT
   
Date: Tuesday, January 25
   
Time: 3:45 p.m. MT - Technical Briefing
   
Media Event and Signing Ceremony 
   
Where: Great Hall, Legislative Assembly
  (4570 - 48 St)
  Yellowknife, NT
   
Date: Wednesday, January 26
   
Time: 9:00 a.m. MT - Media Event
  9:45 a.m. MT - Signing Ceremony

During the technical briefing and media event, media will also be able to listen by dialling in to:

1-866-969-8429 Access code: 7007230

No dial-in is available for the signing ceremony. To listen to the event, visit www.ncsnwt.com, where CKLB will be live-streaming the event.

Contact Information

  • INAC Minister's Office
    Michele-Jamali Paquette
    819-997-0002
    or
    INAC Media Relations
    Media Liason
    819-953-1160
    or
    GNWT Premier's Office
    Rebecca Alty
    867-669-2302