N.W.T. Legislative Assembly back in session – CBC

N.W.T. Legislative Assembly back in session – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202021 Views

The legislature has not talked business since June

Oct 15, 2020

MLAs are back in Yellowknife Thursday to launch the first session since they last met — to talk about something other than Katrina Nokleby — back in June.

“I’m really hoping that this is a drama-free session and we get back to work,” said caucus chair Rylund Johnson.

This session is primarily about passing the capital budget, Johnson said. Citizens can also expect a fiscal update from Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek and an amendment to the Employment Standards Act that will ensure workers can take time off if they need to self-isolate due to COVID-19.

The house will also consider a supplementary appropriation (a request for money) for the proposed new COVID-19 secretariat.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-legislature-back-in-session-october-15-1.5762737

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