Department of Executive
The mandate of the Department of Executive is to provide overall management and direction to the Executive branch of the Government of the Northwest Territories. The Department is responsible for:
- coordinating and supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of initiatives and actions in support of cross-government goals;
- providing policy, strategic, legislative and communications advice to support Cabinet and Ministers;
- Negotiating and coordinating the transfer of provincial-type powers and responsibilities with respect to public lands and resources; and
- Supporting effective corporate communications and dissemination of appropriate economic, social and demographic statistics to government employees, the public and other governments.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
February 6, 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the accession of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada. The NWT will be hosting activities to commemorate this special occasion.
2011 Royal Tour
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the Northwest Territories as part of their 2011 Royal Tour of Canada. Information on the Tour can be found in the Protocol section of our website, under Offices of the Executive.