This is a list of territory wide Plebiscites that have occured in the Northwest Territories Motto: None Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Area 1,346,106 kmÂ² (3rd) - Land 1,183,085 kmÂ² - Water 163,021 kmÂ² (12. ...
the 1982 Northwest Territories Division Plebiscite was a stand-alone territory wide plebiscite conducted on April 14, 1982. ... The 1995 Nunavut Capital Plebiscite was the third territory wide plebiscite in the Northwest Territories history. ...
In 1876, the District of Keewatin, at the centre of the territory, was separated from it.
Quebec was also extended, in 1898, and Yukon was made a separate territory in the same year to deal with the Klondike Gold Rush, and remove the NWT government from administering the sudden boom of population, economic activity and influx of non-Canadians.
The reduced NorthwestTerritories was not represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1907 until 1947 when the electoral district of Yukon—Mackenzie River was created.
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