Michael is the Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), Labour and Income Security with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). In this role, he is responsible for the oversight and development of labour market, apprenticeship, immigration, employment standards, post-secondary education and income security programs.
Prior to this role, Michael was the Regional Superintendent, North Slave Region from 2011 until 2016, and also was Director, Labour Development and Standards from 2016 until 2020. Throughout his career with the GNWT, Michael has delivered front line services, managed regional programs and services, developed programs at the headquarters level and also worked to reform Income Security Programs and Labour Market Programs. Michael has regularly utilized and relied on labour market information to make decisions and facilitate change.