In most places in the world that claim to be democracies, the people have a say – somehow and at least to some extent – in the choosing of their leader.
This week begins the collective visioning process of the NWT’s newly-elected government as all 19 members meet to receive briefings from various government departments and commence setting priorities for the 17th Legislative Assembly.
In his first address to the assembly, newly elected by the other MLAs, Premier Bob McLeod made a strong pitch for people to work together and make consensus government work.
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