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MLA for Yellowknife North

Won his last election, in 2015, with 36% of the vote.


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Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I too want to recognize some pages from the riding of Yellowknife North that will be assisting us during this ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 295-18(3): Quarrying Fees And Royalties Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, today, I spoke positively about the Ingraham Trail. My questions today are for the Minister of Infrastructure. I have a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Ingraham Trail Improvement Progress Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, yesterday, I gave a statement on the real impacts of the cost of living. Some people suggested that I should ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 16-18(3): Smoking In Vehicles With Minors Present Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I give notice that on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded ...

Posted on Facebook PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: on behalf of Sir John Franklin MAGMA Jack Chapter The March for Mental Health is an event organized by MAGMA (Magnanimous Advocates Generating Mental Health Awareness) ... View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Government of the Northwest Territories and Northwest Territories RCMP team up for National Road Safety Week YELLOWKNIFE (May 25, 2018) The Government of the Northwest Territories ... View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Made-In-NWT Training Program to Meet NWT Industry Needs YELLOWKNIFE (MAY 24, 2018) The first-ever Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program began last week in Yellowknife. Eight participants, ... (Introduction to the Role of a Geoscience Field Assistant | Mine Training Society link) View post

Two days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I, too, would like to recognize and add to the list of accolades and welcome Mr. Tony Whitford as a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Cost Of Living Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, when MLAs sat together and developed the mandate, we needed a tool that we could use to serve the people ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 284-18(3): Cost Of Living Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Again, I want to remain confident that the Minister's words are actually something that we can take as being put to action ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now First ever Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program begins in Yellowknife “It's positive to see eight Northerners getting skills in a high-demand field that opens up many doors for rewarding careers right here in the NWT,” said Cory Vanthuyne,Chair, Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment ... “With ...

Three days ago

Posted on Facebook For Immediate Release May 23, 2018: Western Premiers focus on Western and Northern Prosperity at their meeting in Yellowknife Western Premiers met today in Yellowknife to advance their ... View post

A week ago

Posted on Facebook One of my favourite things we do at the Ledge is hosting Youth Parliament each year. This year was especially fun as I had two awesome students from ... (Photos from Cory Vanthuyne - MLA Yellowknife North's post Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Canadian Agricultural Partnership to Evolve NWT Agriculture Agriculture plays an important role in the lives of all Canadians, creating good, middle-class jobs, and feeding Canadians and ... View post

Posted on Facebook Public Announcement: NWT Host Contest Celebrates Upcoming Tourism Week YELLOWKNIFE (May 17, 2018) Do you know someone in the Northwest Territories (NWT) who is a great host? The ... View post

Posted on Twitter Yellowknife North Constituency Meeting 7pm Ledge. Come on out! #reminder #nwtpoli

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Indigenous Leaders Meet with Minister of Health & Social Services YELLOWKNIFE (May 15, 2018) Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services met with NWT Indigenous ... View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment Retreat in Norman Wells (YELLOWKNIFE) Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Members of the Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment ... View post

Posted on Facebook MY THOUGHTS: Ban smoking in vehicles with Minors (Taken from my comments in the latest Yellowknife North Newsletter) Many of you who know me or have followed me ... View post

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @YourAlberta might want to check into the use of copyrighted NWT plates that belong to @GNWT_INF. Using our plates… https://t.co/Z3ldsK6VTJ

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats to all the grads at Aurora College! Wishing you all the best in prosperity and success with your future endeavours!

Posted on Twitter Congrats Skills Canada NWT on hosting 20 years of competitions in the north. Thank you to business and industry for… https://t.co/C6gB1QHzf4

Posted on Twitter My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all those effected by the tragic events that took place earlier to… https://t.co/cRmYZ8rAym

Posted on Twitter @Apple lets find a way to not have the iPhone battery go from 100% to 8% during a 40 minute walk with the phone in… https://t.co/daNvWM4MLv

Two months ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Is Alberta dominated by oil? Do unions run Ontario? Find out the top donors in provincial politics Although the top three donors between 2006 and 2016 were unions, all of whom supported the Saskatchewan NDP, the party has nonetheless been pushing for electoral reform in the province. There has been one recent reform, care of the ruling Saskatchewan ...

Mentioned by National Post Is Alberta dominated by oil? Do unions run Ontario? Find out the top ... The results show clearly that a handful of players put big money towards political financing in Canada — oil and gas, yes, as well as banks, telcos and unions.

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Is Alberta dominated by oil? Do unions run Ontario? Find out the top donors in provincial politics Although the top three donors between 2006 and 2016 were unions, all of whom supported the Saskatchewan NDP, the party has nonetheless been pushing for electoral reform in the province. There has been one recent reform, care of the ruling Saskatchewan ...

Posted on Twitter Discovery Air in $149M debt, granted protection from creditors https://t.co/i3zO6NYhKn https://t.co/hbs4jIFwTR

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Snowking's Winter Festival 2018 And Long John Jamboree Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as we wrap up this session and look outside, we see the longer days are returning and the temperatures are ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I, too, want to take this opportunity to recognize Mr. Tony Whitford, resident of the Yellowknife North riding and, of course, a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Written Question 10-18(3): Seniors Home Heating Fuel Subsidy Program Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I have five written questions today for the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. They relate specifically to the changes, ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio TerraX needs governments to 'take the gamble' on NWT power Earlier this week, Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne returned to the subject in a question for Miltenberger's successor, Robert C McLeod. Asked if the NWT still had an appetite for such 'transformational' projects as connecting to the southern grid ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT MLA salaries set to increase with inflation as freeze comes to an end However, some members earn additional income for extra duties. The premier, for example, earns an additional $78,986 for his role while the Speaker earns an additional $45,203, according to the website. Besides being adjusted annually for the rate of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition of visitors in the gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I, too, would like to recognize the representatives from Dechinta, in particular, Catherine Lafferty, who is here as the director ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Post-Secondary Education Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, we have spent a lot of time in the 18th Assembly talking about the importance of a diversified economy. We ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Mark Heyck will not seek re-election as Yellowknife mayor Yellowknife will have a new mayor in October this year after Mark Heyck announced he will not run for re-election. Heyck first became a councillor in 2003 and was elected mayor in 2012. In a statement, he said more time with his children was his main ...

Posted on Twitter @MarkHeyck Thank you for your tireless efforts on Council and as Mayor! Your contributions will have tremendous and… https://t.co/P8Heit8OGg

Posted on Twitter @KopertopCoral Colten's death was certainly tragic. Your reference to the justice system is more in line with what… https://t.co/vZ76k1OjWm

Posted on Twitter The Colten Boushie tragedy is not an indigenous one. Its the white privilege tragedy and silence amongst white mode… https://t.co/itfOjLchot

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT Legislative Assembly reconvenes with progress on legislation and land claims as priorities ... session of the N.W.T. Legislative Assembly with passing legislation — and making progress on land claims — top of mind. The assembly will reconvene its third session Wednesday afternoon. It's expected to sit until March 15. Scheduled is the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Legislative Assembly reconvenes with progress on legislation and land claims as priorities ... MLAs will head into the latest session of the N.W.T. Legislative Assembly with passing legislation — and making progress on land claims — top of mind. The assembly will reconvene its third session Wednesday morning. It's expected to sit until ...

Mentioned by Kaplan Herald Extra MLAs ditch Vancouver mining convention Two more MLAs have opted out of the territorial government's trip to a mining conference in Vancouver later this month. Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne and Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart have decided not to attend the Association for Mineral ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) More MLAs ditch Vancouver mining conference 22 to 25. Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly announced he wasn't going earlier this week, saying the government is spending too much money on too little. It's estimated to cost more than $236,000 to send government employees, MLAs, all cabinet members ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca More MLAs ditch Vancouver mining conference Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne March 2 2017. Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne says he supports the conference, but is not going because of personal reasons. (CBC News ). Testart has never attended the conference, but believes it is valuable ...

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

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill 27, An Act to Amend the Environmental Protection Act

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill 27, An Act to Amend the Environmental Protection Act