Administers funding programs under the Cultural Contributions Policy and coordinates a full range of professional services related to arts, cultural, and heritage activities. Activities include providing planning assistance to organizations, workshops and training opportunities, and advice to individuals.
The Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act and Regulations requires every boiler and/or pressure vessel installed for use in the Northwest Territories be registered and have an operating certificate.
Acquires museum objects and archival materials that represent the cultures and history of the NWT and also documents and provides information about the cultures and history of the NWT. Provides public exhibits and galleries, education and public programs.
Acquires objects, specimens and works of art that represent all cultures of the Northwest Territories and provides for the repository, and management, of archaeological collections made under NWT Archaeological Sites Regulations.
Authorizes the holder to cut a maximum of 60 cubic metres of fuelwood, building logs, transplants (maximum of 20 trees), fence posts, or timber in a given area during a period of up to one year.