Book Review: On Being Here to Stay

Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), 232 pp. How can Canada justify its assertion of sovereignty and jurisdiction over the country’s territory and the Indigenous peoples whose ancestors first occupied and used that territory? Is power, money, and majority rule enough? Do … Continue reading Book Review: On Being Here to Stay

2016 Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

YELLOWKNIFE, NWT (June 15, 2016) This year’s Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration was presented during the annual Premiere’s Awards ceremony at the Legislative Assembly on June 15, 2016. Mr. George Tuccaro, former Commissioner of the NWT awarded Mr. Scott Duke, Legal Counsel, with the Northern Regional Office of Justice of Canada, as the recipient of … Continue reading 2016 Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

2016 Regional Group Excellence Award

IPAC-NWT is proud to have been recently presented with the IPAC Regional Group Excellence Award for its work hosting the 2016 Northern Governance Conference (NGC). Held March 1-3, 2016, the NGC provided a forum for officials from federal, territorial, Indigenous, and municipal governments to network, share successes, and lay the groundwork for future partnership and … Continue reading 2016 Regional Group Excellence Award

IPAC Public Service Awards Presented to Northerners

YELLOWKNIFE, NWT (June 3, 2015) The First Annual Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration and the IPAC/ Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award were presented at the annual Premiere’s Awards ceremony at the Legislative Assembly on June 3, 2015. Mr. Peter Vician, Deputy Minister of the GNWT’s Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment is the recipient of the first … Continue reading IPAC Public Service Awards Presented to Northerners

2013 Public Sector Leadership Awards

27 August 2014 IPAC NWT would like to congratulate the South Slave Divisional Education Council (SSDEC) on winning a Public Sector Leadership Award this year. The SSDEC took home the top honour for its Leadership for Literacy initiative. They are the first school board to win a Public Sector Leadership Award, as well as the first organization … Continue reading 2013 Public Sector Leadership Awards

Media Advisory: NWT Recognized for Excellence in Public Administration

22 August 2013 The Northwest Territories was recognized this past week for excellence in public administration. IPAC issued its annual Regional Group Excellence Award to the Northwest Territories Regional Group. The award recognizes contributions to the overall vitality, growth and value of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. The NWT Regional Group – in … Continue reading Media Advisory: NWT Recognized for Excellence in Public Administration