Minister McLeod releases Public Account information ahead of Legislative Assembly
Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod.
In an act to increase GNWT transparency, Minister for the Department of Finance, Robert C. McLeod, has released the GNWT Public Account information for 2016-17.
The reports are being released ahead of the Legislative Assembly. The Public Accounts were signed October 26th and received an unqualified audit opinion.
The Public Accounts are coming with a plain language companion document. The document will act as a make-shift translator in order for the public to better understand the Government’s finances.
In a statement, the GNWT stressed a focus on Infrastructure and how it will improve the Territory.
“Infrastructure investments focus on health care, education and transportation and make the Northwest Territories a safer, more competitive and productive Territory, while supporting the creation of jobs in construction and related industries.“