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Posted on Facebook Happy Administrative Professionals Day! This day is to recognize the hard valued work of those engaged in the administrative profession, please take some time to show your appreciation! ... ( Photo link) View post

Two days ago

Posted on Facebook April is Oral Health Month! There will be FREE Dental Care on Saturday April 27th, 2019 for those who do not have dental benefits or insurance, offered by ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter 2/2 -Registration starts at 7:30am -Last patient will be seen at 1:00pm Please call Adam Dental Clinic at (867) 87… https://t.co/mR8jf3QP5D

Posted on Twitter 1/2 April is Oral Health Month! There will be FREE Dental Care on Saturday April 27th, 2019 for those who do not ha… https://t.co/BOm7CZqnKL

A week ago

Posted on Facebook If you have a favourite teacher, educator or someone who has made an impact to your education in the NWT please show them your appreciation by nominating them ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter Other than that, have a wonderful lovely Easter!

Posted on Twitter If you have a favourite teacher, educator or someone who has made an impact to your education in the NWT please sho… https://t.co/9nVlE9SbBh

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow on Wednesday April 17th there will be a free Easter Skate at the Shorty Brown Arena in the Multiplex from… https://t.co/8CNN5xq8zu

Posted on Facebook Tomorrow on Wednesday April 17th there will be a free Easter Skate at the Shorty Brown Arena in the Multiplex from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm, there will ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook Have you filled out the Survey yet? Have your say on the future of Postsecondary in the Northwest Territories before April 23rd! (Provide input into the future of Postsecondary Education in the NWT: Have your say | Education, Culture and Employment link) View post

Posted on Facebook A heartfelt congratulations to Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, FOXY - Fostering Open Expression among Youth, Yellowknife Women's Society & YWCA NWT for your success in seeking ... (Backgrounder - Government of Canada announces investment in Northwest Territories’ women’s organizations - Canada.ca link) View post

Posted on Twitter 2/2 larger project) All volunteering is necessary and valuable. Our Communities are enriched by Volunteers and we a… https://t.co/okW5x6fLxI

Posted on Twitter 1/2This week is National Volunteer week! Today in specific is National Micro-volunteering Day! There are many defin… https://t.co/rlmOr12L5V

Posted on Facebook This week is National Volunteer week! Today in specific is National Micro-volunteering Day! There are many definitions for Micro-volunteering but it centers around these key ideas: -A short ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter 3/3 Volunteer Award for our volunteers https://t.co/VNcZ5TiUzM https://t.co/JurSBwJUG8 https://t.co/oYWHSkvY90

Posted on Twitter 2/3 larger project) All volunteering is necessary and valuable. Our Communities are enriched by Volunteers and we a… https://t.co/UFXX7RKWWB

Posted on Twitter 1/3This week is National Volunteer week! Today in specific is National Micro-volunteering Day! There are many defin… https://t.co/ntE7LYHZSD

Posted on Facebook It's National Wild Life Week! It is important to reconnect and immerse ourselves in nature. Going outside and feeling the sunshine on our skin can be beneficial to ... ( Photo link) View post

Two weeks ago

Posted on Facebook Ursula Vogt of the NWT Metis Nation kindly passed along this picture from our meeting earlier this week. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to introduce Dr. ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook Have you checked out the amazing events that the Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife has organized for Days of Pink? There are tons of fun, informative and supportive activities ... (Days of Pink: Outreach Festival – Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife link) View post

A month ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I'd like to once again recognize a constituent, a Page of ours from Range Lake, Brooke Vallis, and, of course, all the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 120-18(3): Tabled Document 237-18(3): Independent Commission to Review Members' Benefits and Compensation 2018 Report on Members' Compensation and Benefits - GNWT Employee and Family Assistance Program Access, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's well-known that my degree is in social work, and the basic concept of social work is wellness; mental wellness, as well. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 125-18(3): Tabled Document 237-18(3): Independent Commission to Review Members' Benefits and Compensation 2018 Report on Members' Compensation and Benefits - Health and Dental Benefits for Constituency Assistants, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have said again, many times, all over the place, that a society is based by how we treat our most vulnerable ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 118-18(3): Tabled Document 237-18(3): Independent Commission to Review Members' Benefits and Compensation 2018 Report on Members' Compensation and Benefits - Exit Strategy for Members of the Legislative Assembly, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. Just as yesterday, when we were talking about assisting women to get into politics and I spoke about not knowing the roles ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 129-18(3): Independent Commission to Review Members' Benefits and Compensation 2018 Report on Members' Compensation and Benefits - Calculation of Members' Salaries, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Chair. I, as well, will not be supporting this motion. As I have said previously and many times, society is based on how ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 702-18(3): Investment in Childcare I do have to give credit to this Assembly, all of our Members. The implementation of junior kindergarten has provided free childcare spaces, free early childhood ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 698-18(3): Day Care Infrastructure Investments I do appreciate the Member's acknowledgment that our capital budget is being passed. We are at the end of the Legislative Assembly. There will be no ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 48: Post-Secondary Education Act Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Leg, that Bill 48, Post-Secondary Education Act, be read for the second time. This ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize Madame Josee Clermont of College nordique, who was the recipient of the 2019 Employer Award for Newcomer Employment. This ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 113-18(3): Special Committee to Increase the Representation of Women in the Legislative Assembly Interim Report - Allowance for Absences for Pregnancy, Childbirth or Child Care Following Birth or Adoption, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am going to speak both as a mother who has borne children and also as a social worker who specialized in ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 696-18(3): Online Safety for Children Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Yes. We definitely work within our schools. We start with our Safe and Caring Schools. We provide work around informing students about ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 48: Post-Secondary Education Act Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, who started this initiative, that Bill 48, Post-Secondary Education Act, be read for ...

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill 42, An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Tax Act

More than three months ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill 14, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

Voted Yes on Vote #67 on Bill 14, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

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

Voted Yes on Vote #11 on Bill 4, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2018-2019

Voted Yes on Vote #10 on Bill 3, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018

Voted Yes on Vote #15 on Bill 2, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018

Introduced legislation Government Bill 1, Western Canada Lottery Act