About Us

Effective April 1, 2017, the Department of Human Resources has amalgamated with the Department of Finance which will continue to provide the same client service.

Human Resources is the corporate human resource agency for the Government of Northwest Territories. The Department of Finance's human resource branch mandate is to provide both transactional and strategic human resource management services to departments and agencies. For more information, please visit the Human Resources website.

The Minister and the Department of Finance have the mandate for obtaining, managing and controlling the financial resources required to implement the Government of the Northwest Territories' policies and programs. This mandate includes, negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. The Minister and Department are also mandated with regulating the insurance industry and controlling the sale of alcohol products in the Northwest Territories.

Financial Management Board - Establishment Policy

Finance Establishment Policy