18th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly

The 18th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly was established by the results of the 2015 Northwest Territories general election on November 23, 2015. It is the 26th sitting of the Assembly in the territory's history.[1] The territory has fixed election date legislation that ensures elections are held every four years on the first Monday in October.[2]

18th Legislature
Consensus parliament
November 23, 2015 – {{{term-end}}}
Coat of arms of Northwest Territories.svg
Parliament leaders
PremierBob McLeod
Members22 seats
Monarch Elizabeth II of Canada
CommissionerGeorge Tuccaro

Current membershipEdit

Member District
Michael Nadli Deh Cho
Kevin O'Reilly Frame Lake
Glen Abernethy Great Slave
R. J. Simpson Hay River North
Wally Schumann Hay River South
Alfred Moses Inuvik Boot Lake
Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes
Kieron Testart Kam Lake
Frederick Blake Mackenzie Delta
Jackson Lafferty Monfwi
Shane Thompson Nahendeh
Herbert Nakimayak Nunakput
Caroline Cochrane Range Lake
Daniel McNeely Sahtu
Louis Sebert Thebacha
Tom Beaulieu Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh
Julie Green Yellowknife Centre
Cory Vanthuyne Yellowknife North
Robert R. "Bob" McLeod Yellowknife South

Executive Council of the Northwest TerritoriesEdit

The Executive Council has six Ministers and a Premier that were elected by the normal members of the Assembly.[3]

Portfolio Minister


Minister of Executive and Indigenous Affairs
Bob McLeod

Deputy premier

Minister of Finance
Minister of Environment and Natural Rexources
Robert C. McLeod

Minister of Health and Social Services

Minister Responsible for the Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission
Minister Responsible for the Public Utilities Board
Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities
Minister Responsible for Seniors
Government House Leader
Glen Abernethy

Minister of Education, Culture and Employment,

Minister Responsible for Youth
Alfred Moses

Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs

Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation
Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness
Caroline Cochrane

Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Minister of Infrastructure
Wally Schumann

Minister of Lands

Minister of Justice
Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation
Minister Responsible for Public Engagement and Transparency
Louis Sebert


  1. ^ http://www.northernpublicaffairs.ca/index/mandate-of-18th-nwt-legislative-assembly-unveiled/
  2. ^ "Fixed election date in the N.W.T.: What does it mean, and why?". Archived from the original on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2017-11-01.
  3. ^ http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/meet-members/premier-and-ministers

External linksEdit