The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) recognizes that
providing information to the public is fundamental to the operation of good
Timely, accurate information provided in a consistent manner helps
ensure that the public is informed about government policies, activities,
initiatives and programs and services.
It allows the government to take into account the concerns and views of
the public in establishing priorities, developing policies and implementing
It also ensures that the GNWT is visible, accessible and answerable to
the people it serves.
With the establishment of the Open
Government Policy in January 2018, the GNWT has committed to transparency
and accountability through public access to government data (Open Data) and
information (Open Information), and public engagement on government
decision-making (Open Dialogue) in a way that is responsive to the needs and
expectations of the residents of the Northwest Territories. All Ministers are
accountable for the implementation of the Open
As part of its commitment to Open Government, this website reports on
Ministerial travel expenses and meetings with outside parties. It includes
information about the current Legislative Assembly, as well as historical
information about travel and meetings from past Assemblies.
This website is currently being updated to reflect the election of the
19th Legislative Assembly. Regular posting of expense and meeting
information will resume in January 2020.