Budget 2020

Budget Dialogues

What are the Budget Dialogues?

The Budget Dialogues are an opportunity for residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT) to learn more about how the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) budget works and to share their views on spending priorities.

How do I participate?

Online sessions

All NWT residents are invited to participate in one of the following online discussions with Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek. These discussions are intended to provide residents with information about the GNWT budget and the current economic and fiscal situation of the NWT.

  • July 23 at 7:00 PM (COMPLETED)
  • July 24 at 12:00 PM (COMPLETED)
  • July 28 at 7:00 PM (COMPLETED)
  • July 30 at 12:00 PM (COMPLETED)
  • November 5 at 7:00 PM (COMPLETED)

Recordings of all sessions will also be posted below under Where can I find results?


The survey is now closed.

How can my input make a difference?

Your input is greatly valued and will play an important role in developing future budgets for the GNWT.

Where can I find related information?

The following information is provided to help inform the discussion on the GNWT budget:

The following video also explains how the GNWT budget process works:

Where can I find results?

The GNWT has released the Budget Dialogues 2020: What We Heard report.

Past sessions:

Who can I contact for information?

For more information about the Budget Dialogues 2020, please contact:

Todd Sasaki
Senior Communications Officer
867 767-9168 ext. 15015