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MLA for Yellowknife North

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


Today

Posted on Twitter Are you thinking about running for City Council in the upcoming elections this October? If so check out these helpf… https://t.co/FnEpPpzCDN

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I agree, downtown needs revitalization. Putting programs and services regarding visitors, post secondary education,… https://t.co/v1BVhGB9CZ

Posted on Facebook Good work City Council! I agree...downtown is in need of revitalization and putting all programs and services regarding visitors, as well as post secondary education, small business incubation ... (Yellowknife will have a new downtown visitor centre … eventually | CBC News link) View post

Three days ago

Posted on Facebook MEDIA STATEMENT: The following statement is from Premier Bob McLeod on the death of Jack Sigvaldason: “Jack Sigvaldason’s dedication to connecting people through telling their stories and sharing ... View post

This week

Posted on Facebook If you are looking for an incredible opportunity to shape our City's future, here it is! I am forever grateful for the time I had on City Council, ... (City of Yellowknife Photo link) View post

A week ago

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Tourism Demand Leads to Non-Stop Yellowknife-Vancouver Flights Renewed YELLOWKNIFE (August 8, 2018) More travellers to the Northwest Territories (NWT) will experience the ease of non-stop flights ... View post

Posted on Facebook Yellowknife North hosts all the great party's and this long weekend is no exception. Oldtown Ramble & Ride started last night and runs through Sunday. Make your way ... View post

Posted on Twitter The 12th Annual Ramble & Ride gets underway tonight! Proud to be contributing once again to this great event. Go ch… https://t.co/GRWCXJA7aR

Two weeks ago

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Territorial health and social services ministers discuss shared priorities In advance of the meeting in Halifax of Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services, health ... View post

Posted on Facebook (Mark Heyck, Mayor of Yellowknife link) View post

Posted on Facebook PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Chamber of commerce offers scholarship for business student The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a business student from Yellowknife. In order ... View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: 2017/2018 Drop the Pop Campaign Awards Announced (YELLOWKNIFE, July 31, 2018) Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 14 schools chosen to receive ... (2017-2018 Winners | Health and Social Services link) View post

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Ha! All the Tim’s-aholics are pissed the price of coffee has gone up. Maybe now is a good time to break away and tr… https://t.co/vj72I6isgC

Posted on Facebook PUBLIC NOTICE: E-Petitions Technical Difficulties (YELLOWKNIFE) Thursday, July 19, 2018 The Legislative Assembly is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the E-Petiton program on the Legislative Assembly of the ... View post

Posted on Twitter You can't hold a good entrepreneur down. Etienne Croteau, owner of @flavour_trader, located in the riding of Yellow… https://t.co/O5N0CxRZOR

A month ago

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Indian restaurant opens in YK – with one missing ingredient According to Rahman Tito, he contacted the offices of Yellowknife-based MLAs Julie Green and Cory Vanthuyne, the Premier's office, and the office of Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod, to no avail. “In Yellowknife there are lots of restaurants and ...

Posted on Twitter Vanthuyne’s are cheering for Belgium! Make us proud! #Belgium #kickbutt #WorldCup2018

Posted on Twitter What if... https://t.co/pBRv0k4lFL

Posted on Twitter @courtghoward @NWTBrewingCo @MarkHeyck @EcologyNorth Agree! Some venues have switched to paper straws.

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Heritage Fund not keeping up with inflation, gov't borrows money to feed it ... gold standard for accounts like these, especially by many N.W.T. politicians. Testart, Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly, Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne and former finance minister Michael Miltenberger have all pointed to that fund in recent ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Build university in Centre Square Mall, says Yellowknife MLA Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne is calling for the city's next mayor to investigate replacing the downtown Centre Square Mall with a university campus. A recent report prepared for the territorial government recommended creating a polytechnic ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter MACA accepting applications for NWT Youth Ambassador Program. Program provides youth with opportunities to build le… https://t.co/1NTKcexCnI

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Rolling: Housing costs, Queerlesque venue, wilderness travel – updated Thursday, 5pm Cabin Radio's rolling updates are concise, regular posts bringing you a range of Northwest Territories stories. On this page you will find links to articles from across the territory's newsrooms, brief news items not covered elsewhere on our website ...

Posted on Twitter Thumbs up to @GNWT_ITI for hosting the REDI trade show up at the Explorer Hotel today! Great to see so many informa… https://t.co/Smp5JIMhcp

Three months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I, too, want to recognize Yellowknife North constituent Arlene Hache. Arlene is a well-known community builder and advocate for social ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Power Rate Increases for Seniors Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as noted, today is Intergenerational Day. That is a day when we remind ourselves of the importance of building connections ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 351-18(3): Fee Increases and Land Transfer Tax It is Friday, so I guess it could be considered joke day today, as well. I appreciate the Minister's reply, but the Minister just indicated that ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and thank you, colleagues. Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize and welcome to the House today Jean Marie Mariez, who, as ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Clean Energy and Net Metering Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, by now, we all accept the importance of developing clean, renewable, carbon-neutral energy sources. I am very pleased that we ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 17-18(3): Review of Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway Project, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Yes, the only thing that I will add, really, is that, when we come into this House, there is a lot of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 343-18(3): Net Metering Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, my questions today are for the Minister responsible for the Public Utilities Board. Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, yesterday, I spoke about my support for the seven substantive policy recommendations designed by the joint standing committee to improve ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 59-18(3): Bill 6: Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Implementation Act - Amendment to Schedule A, Clause 5 - Addition of Subsection 5(1), Defeated Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, I understand that this motion was developed by committee as a response to the government's stated policy decision to refrain ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 60-18(3): Bill 6: Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Implementation Act - Amendment to Schedule A, Clause 5 - Addition of Subsection 5(1), Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, this motion was actually floated by the government earlier this week, and, quite frankly, it was "a compromise alternative to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 86-18(3): Premier Absent from the House Thank you. Mr. Speaker, if I may with your indulgence, I would like to request a change in the order of the day to move item ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I, too, would like to recognize a Page today from Yellowknife North, Page Ramanda Castillo. I thank all the Pages for the ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT MLA salaries set to increase with inflation as freeze comes to an end N.W.T. MLAs will get a small salary increase starting April 1, when a two-year freeze — that halted adjustments to their compensation based on the cost of living — comes to an end. The change amounts to about $71,000 in total, according to a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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