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Should we all vote to select the premier?

We now have an acclaimed Hay River MLA saying he will seek to become the next premier of the Northwest Territories. And we have another Hay River incumbent saying it's possible he might also seek...

Bob McLeod: ‘Jobs don’t fall out of the sky’

A looming October territorial election is currently missing a key player — its Premier. Premier Bob McLeod — who’s spent the summer knocking against federal environmental legislation, meeting with fellow premiers, and calling for increased...

Premiers push Ottawa for lead on local climate change strategy

Premier Bob McLeod called for each province and territory's its own climate change strategy in a joint statement with the country's premiers Thursday. “Climate change is a global threat, with immediate and long-lasting, tangible impacts...

MP McLeod responds to “odd” letter Premier McLeod sent to Trudeau

As debate brews over natural resource rules, NWT MP Michael McLeod says he was "surprised" by the "odd" letter his brother Premier Bob McLeod sent to Prime Minister Trudeau warning of a threat to...

Premier McLeod tells Trudeau natural resource rules threaten ‘national unity’

Premier Bob McLeod is demanding a rollback of natural resource regulation pending legislation, claiming it threatens national unity in a joint letter with five conservative premiers sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. A pair of...

‘Where is Canada?’ territorial politicians ask amid international interest in Arctic

A number of territorial politicians have voiced concerns as the international race for the Arctic heats up. Canada made a competing claim to the North Pole against Russia and Denmark just weeks after Mike...
Today Premier Bob McLeod announced the appointment of Sandy Kalgutkar as Associate Deputy Minister of Infrastructure. NNSL file photo

Premier McLeod announces new associate deputy minister of infrastructure

Premier Bob McLeod has announced the appointment of Mr. Sandy Kalgutkar to the position of associate deputy minister of Infrastructure. Kalgutkar will assume his new role on May 13. He will be leading the development of major...

EDITORIAL: Environmentalists have not ruined the economy, Bob

Premier Bob McLeod’s remarks at the Arctic Oil and Gas Symposium in Calgary last month had more to do with grandstanding in front of energy executives than economic or historical reality. In his keynote address,...