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MLA for Range Lake

Won her last election, in 2015, with 50% of the vote.


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Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 242-18(3): Government of the Northwest Territories Initial Response to the Final Report of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Inquiry Mr. Speaker, on June 4th, I tabled the final report of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in this House. The ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 527-18(3): Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 24-18(3): Report on the Review of Bill 48: Post-Secondary Education Act Tabled Document 528-18(3): Doing Our Part: Initial Response to 'Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls', August 2019 Tabled Document 529-18(3): 2018-2019 Annual Report - Status of Women Council of the N.W.T. Tabled Document 530-18(3): Annual Report: 2017-2018 Canada-NWT Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Bilateral Agreement and Action Plan Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following four documents entitled "Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 24-18(3): Report on the Review of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 845-18(3): Polytechnic University Yes. I would love to actually clarify because sometimes my mouth goes a little bit faster than my brain, or vice versa. Sometimes, things don't get ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I want to take a moment to recognize some visitors in the gallery, Ms. Yvonne Hopkins and Amanda Baton, with the Northwest ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters Thank you, Mr. Chair. I do want to clarify, it's not like the capital city, Yellowknife, has been neglected in this. The MLA had brought up ...

Posted on Facebook Yesterday in my Ministers statement, I gave an update on post-secondary education in the NWT. Mr. Speaker, this government is committed to ensuring that the people of the ... View post

Posted on Facebook If you know a student who will be studying outside of the NWT for more than 3 months, they will need to fill out a temporary absence form ... (Applying for Temporary Absence from the NWT | Health and Social Services link) View post

Two days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would like to recognize two people in the education field, Ms. Suzette Montreuil with the Commission scolaire, and also Ms. Josee ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 516-18(3): Northwest Territories Post-Secondary Education Strategic Framework 2019-2029 Tabled Document 517-18(3): Operating Plans for Northwest Territories Education Bodies for the 2019-2020 School Year Ending June 30, 2020 Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents entitled "NWT Post-Secondary Education Strategic Framework, 2019-2029"; and "The Operating Plans for the Northwest Territories Education ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 240-18(3): Post-Secondary Education Update Mr. Speaker, this government is committed to ensuring that the people of the Northwest Territories have access to a wealth of high-quality post-secondary education opportunities. Educated ...

Posted on Facebook If you are aged 55+ living in Yellowknife, Dettah or N’Dilo, please consider filling out the NTHSSA’s Questionnaire on Social Activities of Older Adults. Responses will be accepted ... (Social Activities of Older Adults in Yellowknife Region Activités sociales des personnes âgées de la région de Yellowknife link) View post

Posted on Facebook NEWS RELEASE YELLOWKNIFE (August 21, 2019) Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), today released the Post-Secondary Education Strategic Framework (“the Framework”). The Framework includes a ... (Education, Culture and Employment link) View post

Three days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 236-18(3): Early Childhood Development: Access, Affordability and Inclusion Mr. Speaker, the early years, from birth to age five, are among the most critical for a child's development. The Department of Education, Culture and Employment ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 836-18(3): Childcare in Fort McPherson Yes. As a mother, even as a social worker, I think I would advocate to maintain that as it is. There are a lot of people. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 506-18(3): Supporting Access to Child Care in the NWT 2019-2020 Supplementary Action Plan Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following document entitled "Supporting Access to Child Care in the NWT 2019-2020 Supplementary Action Plan." Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Posted on Facebook It was my honour to attend the Order of the NWT ceremony today at the Legislative Assembly. It is the highest honour the NWT awards to its residents. ... ( Photo link) View post

This week

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Mr. Speaker, our culture is our identity, and throughout the North, we have many individuals and organizations working to preserve, revitalize, and promote our cultural practices. ...

Posted on Facebook Today the 2019 Minister’s Culture and Heritage Circle ceremony was held in the Great Hall at the Legislative Assembly. This event recognizes youth, individuals, Elders and groups in ... ( Photo link) View post

A week ago

Posted on Facebook NWT Help Line is 100% free and anonymous. It offers confidential support 24 hours a day,7 days a week 1-800-661-0844 ( Photo link) View post

Voted Yes on Vote #254 on Bill 48, Post-Secondary Education Act

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill 37, An Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Operations Act

Posted on Facebook The Order of the Northwest Territories Honours Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Order of the Northwest Territories as: - Mr. Joe McBryan ... View post

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Voted Yes on Vote #252 on Bill 36, An Act to Amend the Petroleum Resources Act

Posted on Facebook My Ministers statement yesterday was an update on the GNWT Income Security programs. The Government of the Northwest Territories is responsible for ensuring that Income Security programs respond ... View post

Voted Yes on Vote #251 on Bill 58, Justice Administration Statutes Amendment Act

Voted Yes on Vote #250 on Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill 54, Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Although it is a little cold outside you can still look forward to the Last swim of the Summer, which will be on Au… https://t.co/7n8Ur4ajT0

Three weeks ago

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A month ago

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Posted on Twitter 2/2 It's time to shine and get your ankles wet!

Posted on Twitter 1/2 From Tonight to July 20th there will be Theatre on the Lake at the Prince of Wales Museum! If you enjoy acting… https://t.co/TppixZ8zyS

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Three months ago

Introduced legislation Government Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government Bill 48, Post-Secondary Education Act

Mentioned by Cabin Radio New round of public meetings over Aurora College's future Education Minister Caroline Cochrane is embarking on a fresh series of public meetings after revealing her government's response to a review of Aurora College. The independent review, published in May, recommended replacing the college with a ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT communities lobby to host promised new polytechnic university While officials in Yellowknife vie for a university, their counterparts in Fort Smith and Inuvik say enough services are already centralized in the N.W.T. capital and the new university should be based in their communities instead. "Education in Fort ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT communities lobby to host promised new polytechnic university While officials in Yellowknife vie for a university, their counterparts in Fort Smith and Inuvik say enough services are already centralized in the N.W.T. capital and the new university should be based in their communities instead. "Education in Fort ...

Mentioned by Northern News Services Government set to turn Aurora college into polytechnic university Aurora College will become a polytechnic university, Education Minister Caroline Cochrane announced in a statement to the legislative asembly on Friday. “I am pleased to announce that the Government will soon begin the process of transforming Aurora ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio What NWT's university plan means for YK and Fort Smith On Friday, Education Minister Caroline Cochrane said the territory would keep a three-campus model and would not, at least for the time being, choose a “main campus” from Yellowknife, Fort Smith, and Inuvik. That news ... Caroline Cochrane has been the ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT says yes to university, sits on fence as to where The Northwest Territories committed to creating a polytechnic university but kicked down the road any real decision about where. In its highly anticipated response to May's Aurora College Foundational Review, NWT leaders accepted the review's main ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now Aurora College to become a polytechnic university On October 26th, 2018 Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Caroline Cochrane released the territorial government's response to the Aurora College Foundational Review Report. ... The government says the transformation of the college is so they ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT government will reveal Aurora College response on Friday At the time, Education Minister Caroline Cochrane sounded fully persuaded by the report – “I'm ecstatic,” she told reporters immediately following its publication – but this week's announcement will form the entire territorial government's official ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Facing noisy, makeshift classrooms, students need better support, says NWT mom A Colville Lake mom says the Northwest Territories government should be helping students from small communities who want to go to school in larger centres to get a better education. "There should be something in place for these students who are not ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT education minster says she's not qualified to make call on Aurora College program The minister responsible for N.W.T.'s Aurora College says she's not qualified to make a decision on the future of its social work program. Instead, she'll leave it to a government official who hasn't been hired yet. Regular MLAs grilled Education ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 4 NWT residents recognized for excellence in literacy Four residents of N.W.T. are being recognized for their excellence in literacy. At the Adult Learners' Luncheon, ... The accolades were presented by Minister of Education Caroline Cochrane at Northern United Place on Sept. 26. Hay River, N.W.T ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio CDETNO reaches 15 years of making 'dream moves' happen CDETNO, which celebrated its 15th anniversary with a gala at Yellowknife's Explorer Hotel on Tuesday, exists to promote the NWT's economic development. Operating primarily in French but able to support anyone, the non-profit helps francophone people ...

Introduced legislation Government Bill 17, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 16, An Act to Amend the Social Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 1, Western Canada Lottery Act