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Order of the Northwest Territories

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Order of the Northwest Territories
Awarded by the

Government of the Northwest Territories
Type Territorial order
Eligibility All current and former residents of the territory who are not elected representatives in government
Awarded for Those who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the Northwest Territories or elsewhere.
Status Currently constituted
Chancellor Commissioner of the Northwest Territories
Grades Member (O.N.W.T.)
Statistics
First induction October 7, 2015[1]

Ribbon of the order

The Order of the Northwest Territories is a civil honour for merit in the Canadian territory of the Northwest Territories. Instituted in 2013, it is the highest honour which can be bestowed by the Government of the Northwest Territories. It is intended to honour current and former residents of the territory who have served with the great distinction and excelling in any field of endeavour for the benefit the people of the Northwest Territories and others. The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories is a member of the order, by virtue of their position, and serves as the chancellor of the order.

Recipients

First awarded in 2015, in the first two years it may be awarded to up to 10 people. In subsequent years it may be awarded to no more than three persons annually.[2]

2015
  • George Tuccaro
  • Bruce Green
  • Lucy Jackson
  • Sonny MacDonald
  • Gino Pin
  • Ruth Spence
  • Dr. John B. Zoè
2016

References

  1. ^ "First 6 honorees inducted into Order of the Northwest Territories". CBC/Radio-Canada. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Order of The Northwest Territories". Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 

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