Government of Northwest Territories - Media Advisory

YELLOWKNIFE, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories, will lead a delegation to Ottawa for a series of meetings and events with federal counterparts between January 30 and February 1, 2013.

Premier McLeod will be accompanied by his entire cabinet, Members of the Legislative Assembly, NWT Aboriginal government leaders, deputy ministers, and NWT business leaders. The delegation's meetings with federal officials will focus on governance, regulatory reform, environmental stewardship, the Mackenzie Valley Highway, hydroelectric projects, the Mackenzie Fibre-Link project, and sustainable housing.

The Government of Northwest Territories will hold private receptions for federal leaders and other stakeholders and host a public event at Winterlude celebrating the territory's culture and showcasing economic and investment opportunities.

SOURCE: Government of the Northwest Territories

For further information:

Shaun Dean
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier and Executive Council
Tel. (867) 669-2304