MLAs to choose N.W.T.’s next premier today

The entrance to the N.W.T. Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife. (Travis Burke/CBC)

MLAs are gathering in the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife Thursday to select the territory’s next premier. They’ll also select a Speaker and cabinet from among themselves. 

The Speaker selection will take place first, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. MT. Premier selection will begin at 10 a.m. and is expected to wrap up at noon.

The selection of members of the executive council will begin at 1 p.m., with a reception set for 4 p.m.

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