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|Order of the Northwest Territories|
|Awarded by the
Government of the Northwest Territories
|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.|
|Chancellor||Commissioner of the Northwest Territories|
|First induction||October 7, 2015|
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.
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.