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127 · Fonds · 1970

This fonds consists of copies of the typed minutes of the Hamlet Council meetings held February 25, 1970 and November 18, 1970. It includes the Accounts Payable for November 30, 1970 and a copy of By-law 12.

Fort Simpson (NT)
128 · Fonds · 1959-1967

This fonds consists of mimeographed copies of typed minutes from meetings of the following: Advisory Committee of the Local Improvement District of Fort Smith (November 1959 to March 1964); Council of the Corporation of the Village of Fort Smith (April 1964 to September 1966); Council of the Corporation of the Town of Fort Smith, (October 1966 to December 1966). In addition, there is a copy of a brief: "The Choice of a Capital for the Northwest Territories," dated November 1965.

Fort Smith (NT)
178 · Fonds · [1982-1983]

This fonds consists of 0.7 cm of textual records. This material includes a brief history of the Inuvik Dene Band, potential business ventures and an evaluation of proposals. It appears as though this package of material was to be used as an agenda for a meeting with representatives of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs and Canada Oil and Gas Lands Administration (COGLA).

Inuvik Dene Band Council
196 · Fonds · 1972

This fonds consists of one file of minutes from the Fort Resolution Settlement Council from March 20, 1972 to May 9, 1972.

Fort Resolution (NT)
Claire Barnabe fonds
219 · Fonds · 1921-1936, 1964-1980

The fonds consists of records created by Claire Barnabe during her career as a teacher, hospitality worker, and settlement administrator in the Northwest Territories and includes personal correspondence, campaign material, interview transcripts, writings, 1970 autobiography, newspaper clippings, Port Burwell reports, correspondence, and history, Repulse Bay reports and correspondence, and Norman Wells correspondence and Settlement Council Minutes. The fonds also includes photographs of Fort Franklin (Deline), Fort Providence, Norman Wells, Hay River, Fort Good Hope, Arctic Red River (Tsiigehtchic), Aklavik, Cambridge Bay, Port Burwell, and Repulse Bay (Naujaat). The fonds has been divided into three series: Photographs, Personal, and Settlement records.

Barnabe, Claire
235 · Fonds · 1931-1982

This fonds consists of 65 cm of textual records relating to the administration of Hay River dating from 1931 to 1982. The records consist of mimeographed copies of typed minutes of meetings from the following: Local Board of Trustees of the Hay River Administrative District, from January 1952 to July 1953; the Council of the Municipal District of Hay River, from August 1953 to December 1963; and the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Hay River, from January 1964 to 1982. The material also includes by-laws, budgets, financial statements and reports. In addition, there are three bound ledger volumes. One volume is labeled "Motor Vehicle Opera[tors] Permits," but actually contains a daily record of water treatment, storage and consumption in Hay River between 1960 and 1971. The second volume is lettered "Applications for Mining Locations," and includes a listing of mining applications from 1931 and a listing of Land occupation permits for Hay River, 1946 to 1950. The third volume, lettered "Applications for Mining Locations - Northwest Territories and Yukon Branch," contains a listing of Land occupation permits for Hay River, 1944 to 1954. These ledgers would at one time have been controlled by the Northern Administration Branch of the federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. There are no minutes for 1969, 1971-1972, or 1974-1977.

Hay River (NT)
269 · Fonds · 1920-2005

This fonds consists of approximately 1.15 m of textual material, 60 maps, 3 architectural plans and 84 photographs generated by the Local Trustee Board, Municipal District of Yellowknife, Town of Yellowknife, and the City of Yellowknife between 1940 and 2005.

The textual materials, which date from 1940 to 2005, include Local Trustee Board/City Council meeting minutes, correspondence files, Centennial Committee records, licenses, Yellowknife Board of Trade records, and by-laws. Subject files also include road construction, hospital construction, health and welfare, taxes, elections, federal funding, lot development, budgets, infrastructure development and the construction of housing. There are records from the Town's Planning Committee including budget information, utility franchise information, and records relating to town planning and zoning. A select number of municipal financial statements can also be found within this fonds.

This fonds also contains a select number of reports commissioned by the city and presented to council on issues such as the Yellowknife School District and water and sewage systems. Also included are reports delivered by the City of Yellowknife Heritage Committee, a committee funded directly by the City of Yellowknife. These records include "Policy for the Preservation and Development of Yellowknife's Heritage Resources," prepared by the Yellowknife Heritage Committee (1986), and a copy of the pamphlet entitled "Four Walking Tours of Yellowknife Old Town" (1987). As well, there are several reports authored between 2001-2005 documenting abandoned or demolished Yellowknife buildings as well as an inventory of New Town Historical Buildings.

The cartographic materials consist of maps of Yellowknife, development plans for Frame Lake and the capital site, street lighting plans, plans for water and sewage services, and zoning plans.

There are also architectural plans documenting the renovation of City Hall in 1969.

The graphic content, dating from 1920-1973, depicts meetings of the Municipal Council, municipal buildings, houses and businesses in the town. Buildings depicted include the Gerry Murphy Arena, the Municipal Town Hall, City Hall, the Bellanca Building, St. Patrick's High School, William McDonald High School and Mildred Hall Elementary School. Several photographs feature airplanes operated in Yellowknife by local transportation companies. There are also photographs taken during a dinner attended by Commissioner Stuart Hodgson and Bishop Henry Cook to mark the unveiling of Pilot’s Monument in Yellowknife.

Yellowknife (NT)
N-2002-033 · Accession · 1949
Part of Canada. Department of Mines and Resources fonds

Records are comprised of one RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) Bulletin No. 28 entitled "A Brief Outline of the History, Customs and Laws Relating to the Indians and Eskimos of the Canadian Arctic and Sub-Arctic." The Department of Mines and Resources produced the bulletin in 1949. The booklet includes the Game Ordinance and Migratory Bird Regulations.

Territorial Secretariat
G-1979-003-S05 · Series · 1924-1970
Part of Canada. Northern Administration Branch fonds

This block contains the following series:

  • [500-510] Administration of the N.W.T. - Council
  • [520-529] Municipal Administration - N.W.T. & Y.T.
  • [530-539] Ordinances - N.W.T.
  • [540-549] Justice - Police Services
  • [550-559] Health
  • [560-569] Welfare & Social Services
  • [570-579] [Territorial Secretariat] Misc.
  • [590-599] Liquor, N.W.T.
G-2007-028 · Accession · [1975-1979]
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Natural and Cultural Affairs fonds

Records include reports, guides and brochures created by the Department of Natural and Cultural Affairs. Records date from [1975-1979] and consist of fishing guides, hunting regulations, reports on caribou and wildlife ordinances. Records also include summaries of archaeological resources and an overview of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre layout and use before it was constructed.

Included among the files is information concerning the development of a tourism strategy for the Northwest Territories, pamphlets outlining fishing and hunting regulations, reports on Commissioners' tours, general information about the communities and attractions in the Northwest Territories. The records were produced by the Government of the Northwest Territories, the federal government, outfitters, tour operators and lodges concerned with promoting travel in the Northwest Territories.

G-1992-014 · Accession · [198-?]
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

One series of posters documents the NWT Winners for the annual National Wildlife Week Poster Contest, another series warns of the dangers of bears. A third series relates to Wildlife Regulations on hunting and the export of animals/pelts/meat outside the Northwest Territories. The Wildlife Ordinance posters are often duplicated to allow for the use of the following four languages: English, French, Syllabics and Inuktitut (Roman Orthography).

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Field Services division
G-1999-091 · Accession · 1985-1990
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

Nine of the audiocassettes contain nine programs from the series entitled "This Land We Share.'" It was a monthly program produced by the department that aimed to educate northerners about the role of the Department of Renewable Resources. One audiocassette is entitled "Knowing Our Resources." It was also produced by the department and contained information on new hunting regulations, legislation, and funding for various projects that affected land use and protection of wildlife. 2 audiocassettes contain the same radio ad entitled "Let's Put Garbage in Its Place." This ad was produced for the Pollution Control Division as part of an anti-litter campaign run by the Department. The recording consisted of several variations of the same radio jingle. The remaining 2 cassettes contain the same program called "Fish and Wildlife Ordinance." The recording contains discussions about responsible game management and the differences between hunting technology in the past and present. The audio reel contains recordings of the proceedings and discussion from the Fur Symposium held in Fort Resolution in 1986.

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Conservation Education and Resource Development division
G-2003-013 · Accession · 1987-1995
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

The records include evalutions from the Community Harvest Assistance Program (CHAPS), policy documents related to orphaned wildlife, proceedings from a conservation workshop and files from the department's internal Wildlife Legislation Committee.

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Wildlife Management division
G-2004-016 · Accession · 1982-1993
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

Records date from 1982-1993 and originated from the office of the Deputy Minister. Records consist of the terms of reference and reports from a departmental operational review that was completed between 1990-1991 by consultants Peat, Marwick, Stevenson and Kellog. Additionally, there is a file related to enforcement of legislation that was the responsibility of the department, as well as correspondence and studies done regarding hunting in the Mackenzie/Liard Corridor.

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Directorate
G-2007-017 · Accession · 1976-[1997]
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

Records include published studies, reports, and brochures. The majority of the records are related to the Wildlife Service division. Records date from 1976-[1997] and include reports and surveys done on various wildlife such as polar bears, caribou, raptors, grizzly bears, wood bison, muskoxen, moose, seals, dall's sheep and wolves. The accession also includes reports on wildlife disease and parasites, environmental impacts of fire and industry on wildlife, as well as promotional materials on fur production, pesticide information, firearm safety, hunting and trapping regulations, and sport fishing guides. Also included are internal newsletters such as NWT Resource Notes and Renewable News.

G-2023-055 · Accession · 1987-1991
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

This accession consists of records from the Yellowknife District of the Department of Renewable Resources relating to the development of legislation, regulations, and policies and procedures. The records include proposed Operations Manual amendments, proposed regulation amendments, requests for comments, legislative proposals, and correspondence.

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Yellowknife District