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


Yesterday

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I want to start with recognizing, again, my nephew Jeremy Beauchamp. It looks like he might be trying to take my seat ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 575-18(3): Educational Authority Funding The last comprehensive review, actually, on the funding formula was done in March 2016, where a number of things were brought up. Like I said, we ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 573-18(3): Educational Authority Funding Formula It is a concern where we don't have enough teachers in schools. That is why, like I said earlier, I insisted that there be two teachers ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The Status of Women Council of the NWT will be hosting Women in Leadership Gatherings in Fort Simpson, Deline and Y… https://t.co/YkxhfpEkw5

This week

Posted on Facebook Checked with the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, and they said tomorrow there will be a Valentine's Day Swim on February 16th , 2019 from 1:00pm-2:55 pm it is ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter Checked with the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, and they said tomorrow there will be a Valentine's Day Swim on February 1… https://t.co/IsfOQJi9Gr

A week ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 566-18(3): Indigenous Language Education Yes, it is important that we reach out and train as many people in developing language revitalization teaching. It is actually an embarrassment, being a Metis ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 562-18(3): Recruitment Process for Associate Deputy Minister of Postsecondary Education I do have to take responsibility. I was a little bit more optimistic and hopeful that it would be in place at the beginning of the ...

Posted on Facebook A heartfelt Congratulations to all the winners (and finalists) of the Arctic Inspiration Prize. I am encouraged that the NWT projects each had a focus that would ultimately ... (NWT project gets $500K as Nunavut educators win Arctic Prize link) View post

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I want to recognize my nephew, Jeremy Beauchamp, the second Cochrane to be in the House. I'm so proud of him. Thank ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 548-18(3): District Education Authority Term of Office At first, I agreed. I thought it was a small change to an act, too, and I thought, "Can we get it done?" Then I asked ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 138-18(3): Celebrating Language and Culture in the Northwest Territories Mr. Speaker, when our connections to our languages and cultures are strong, our people are strong. Language and culture play a crucial role in people's daily ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 549-18(3): Liidlii Kue School Library There are regular reporting or conflict procedures to deal with in schools. Ideally, like any good communication, it is speak to the individual, so speak to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 540-18(3): Coordination of Parental Leave Benefits with the Federal Government I guess there are many lessons that come. One of the lessons is that life changes constantly. Don't get used to status quo because it changes ...

Posted on Facebook I know this last week has been extremely stressful for everyone, and I apologize for any additional stress I added to your life, that was never my intention. ... View post

Posted on Facebook thank god for calm minds and best interests for the people of the NWT at the forefront (Union calls off GNWT strike as sides ask mediator to decide link) View post

Posted on Twitter come skate with a loved one this wednesday https://t.co/ZdUa4ZeMzn

Posted on Facebook Today was a difficult day in the Legislative Assembly. Not only for MLAs, but for all residents of the NWT. Members were requested to vote on a motion ... View post

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would like to take a moment to recognize the constituents of Range Lake, and excuse me if I say it wrong. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Acknowledgement 17-18(3): Jeff Seabrook - Canada's Outstanding Principal Award Recipient Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I would like to acknowledge and congratulate one of the Range Lake constituents, Mr. Jeff Seabrook. Jeff Seabrook is the ...

Posted on Facebook Happy Lunar New Year! It is the year of the pig! If you are born in any of these years; 1935,1947,1959,1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019 then you are ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter 2/2 I also wish you good luck, good health and happiness through out the year.

Posted on Twitter 1/2 Happy Lunar New Year! It is the year of the pig! If you are born in any of these years; 1935,1947,1959,1971, 19… https://t.co/Nod3vPx2zO

Posted on Facebook Tomorrow Session will begin at 1:30 pm and on Wednesday February 6th a Budget address will be delivered by the Minister of Finance. For broadcasting information including options ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow Session will begin at 1:30 pm and on Wednesday February 6th a Budget address will be delivered by the Min… https://t.co/06Hjwjxp6P

Posted on Facebook We love our Languages! February is NWT Indigenous Languages Month! Indigenous languages are essential to the history, culture and traditions of the NWT and are connected to the ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter 3/3 our territory are not lost or forgotten. Form more information about events and activities in your community f… https://t.co/T5wIrcn3IA

Posted on Twitter 2/3 February in celebrating the love we have for our languages! We know that revitalizing and promoting Indigenous… https://t.co/jv3TW8nlXE

Posted on Twitter 1/3 We love our Languages! February is NWT Indigenous Languages Month! Indigenous languages are essential to the… https://t.co/gLmNioHi3a

Three weeks ago

Posted on Facebook Do you know someone who is passionate about Language revitalization? or Language preservation? Do you have an urge to be creative with art,comedy, props, puppets, poetry, songs ,dance ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter 3/3 We are holding a video contest and you could win a prize! the deadline is Midnight February 14th, contest rules… https://t.co/pTBdyECP99

Posted on Facebook Tomorrow is National Family Literacy Day! Please take an hour of your time to expand your child's literacy. Activities related to literacy have shown many benefits beyond education ... ( Photo link) View post

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 ...

More than three months ago

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

Voted Yes on Vote #4 on Bill 2, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018

Introduced legislation Government Bill 1, Western Canada Lottery Act