Witnesses: Government of the Northwest Territories: Hon. Floyd Roland, Premier; Hon. Michael Miltenberger, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance and Environment and Natural Resources; Peter Vician, Deputy Minister, Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. Northwest Territories Association of Communities: Terry Kruger, Communications and Policy Coordinator. Alternatives North: Doug Ritchie, Member. Canadian Zinc Corporation: John F. Kearney, Chairman; Alan Taylor, Chief Operating Officer. Dezé Energy Corporation: Donald Balsillie, Chairman; Daniel Grabke, Managing Director. Tyhee Development Corporation: Hugh Wilson, Vice-President, Environment and Community Affairs. Nogha Enterprises Limited: Gilbert Cazon, Acting General Manager. North West Company: Edward Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer. Arctic Energy Alliance: Andrew Robinson, Executive Director. Northwest Territories Community Futures Association: Todd Noseworthy, Chairperson. Northern Territories Federation of Labour: Mary Lou Cherwaty, President. Northwest Territories Arts Council: Boris Atamanenko, Manager, Community Programs. Mine Training Society: Hilary Jones, General Manager; Ted Blondin, Director. Tuktoyaktuk Hunters and Trappers Committee: Charles Pokiak, Director. Northern Aboriginal Business Association: Darrell Beaulieu, Chief Executive Officer. Northwest Territories Metis-Dene Development Fund Ltd.: Fred Koe, Director. Akaitcho Treaty 8 Dene: Chief Steve Nitah, Chief of the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation; Chief Ted Tsetta, Chief of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (Ndilo).