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November 15, 2022
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released Indigenous Employment Plans (IEP) outlining how all departments and agencies will increase Indigenous representation and leadership in the territory’s public service.
Guided by the Indigenous Recruitment and Retention Framework, IEPs include short, medium, and long-term goals and department-specific actions to increase, develop and maintain the number of Indigenous employees by:
Indigenous Employment Plans for all GNWT departments and agencies are publicly available on the Department of Finance website.
“The GNWT is committed to increasing Indigenous representation in the public service with the goal of creating a government that is representative of the population it serves. We will continue to embrace diversity, cultural competence, and inclusion, while taking proactive and tangible action to advance reconciliation and address discrimination and cultural bias in the public service and the territory.
-Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Finance
For media requests, please contact:
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
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