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MLA for Yellowknife North

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


Today

Posted on Twitter Don’t forget to VOTE on your way home this evening! Polls open until 8pm. #yourvoiceyourchoice #GetOutAndVote #WhenWeAllVote

Yesterday

Posted on Facebook Yellowknife North Residents VOTE at St.Pats/Weledeh Gym tomorrow. 10am to 8pm View post

Two days ago

Posted on Facebook MEMBERS STATEMENT: Climate Change Challenges Thursday October 11, 2018 Mr. Speaker, as the Premier noted, we heard the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, this ... View post

Posted on Facebook MEMBERS STATEMENT: Made in the North Carbon Tax October 12, 2018 Mr. Speaker, the carbon tax was supposed to be simple: just raise the price of fuel, and ... View post

Three days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition of Visitors in the Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker Mr. Speaker, today I'd like to recognize Lois Little. Lois Little is a resident of Yellowknife North, she is a consultant and ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 373-18(3): Carbon Pricing I appreciate the Minister's reply, and I certainly do appreciate the effort that they have put in with regarding to protecting Northerner's interests, especially around the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Northern Carbon Pricing Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the carbon tax was supposed to be simple: just raise the price of fuel, and people will stop buying it. ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT not following other provinces in carbon tax fight with Ottawa The Northwest Territories won't be following a number of southern provinces defying the federal government's plans for carbon pricing across Canada. Recently, premiers in Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba have joined Saskatchewan in rejecting a carbon tax ...

This week

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Climate Change And Clean Growth Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as the Premier noted, we heard the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, this morning announce a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 362-18(3): 2030 Climate Change Strategic Framework Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, my questions today are to the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources with regard to the 2030 NWT Climate Change ...

Posted on Facebook Thank you John McFadden and CKLB for the interview this morning. It was great to have the opportunity to talk about current issues effecting the north and the ... (CKLB Radio 101.9 FM - Yellowknife link) View post

Posted on Facebook JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce funding to fight climate change and save money for homeowners, businesses, and communities October 11, 2018 (Yellowknife, Northwest ... View post

Posted on Facebook I have helped decorate the Ledge in the past...it is so much fun! If you have a creative mind and have the Christmas spirit in you, then this ... (Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: Marine Transportation Services (MTS) airlifting cargo to communities impacted by cancellation of barge deliveries Hay River (October 9, 2018) Due to impassible ice conditions in the ... (Marine Transportation Services | Infrastructure link) View post

Posted on Facebook MEDIA RELEASE: New programs open doors to new career pathways for Indigenous northerners YELLOWKNIFE (October 9, 2018) Today, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to ... View post

A week ago

Posted on Twitter There is absolutely no reason on October 8th to be on any lake ice. You are putting your life and the lives of thos… https://t.co/M0iyiqtvhC

Posted on Facebook PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Department of Lands Regulatory Amendments YELLOWKNIFE (October 5, 2018) - The Cassidy Point Development Area Regulations and the Yellowknife Watershed Development Area Regulations under the Area ... View post

Posted on Twitter Council candidates public forum getting underway at NUP. Thank you YK Chamber of Commerce for hosting.… https://t.co/WBTAjOWocu

Posted on Facebook PUBLIC NOTICE: Leaders make commitment on the path towards northern prosperity at the Northern Strengths, Northern Prosperity Economic Symposium in Inuvik INUVIK (October 4, 2018) Leaders from the ... View post

Posted on Twitter Round two of the Mayoral debates underway at NUP. #YourVoiceYourVote #cityofyellowknife https://t.co/SRGL1H4bOC

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Rockhill fire: Yellowknife family housing block devastated Renee Sanderson, operator of Yellowknife organization Pay It Forward NWT, said the YWCA was working on a donation drop-off area and more details would follow. On Facebook, the YWCA said: “We don't have the capacity to accept items right now. We will ...

Posted on Twitter Its time to come together to help those effected by the YWCA Rockhill fire. Donations of goods are being discourage… https://t.co/Extt7g3SA4

Posted on Twitter My heart, thoughts and prayers go out to all those effected in this mornings devastating fire at Rockhill apartment… https://t.co/jhURAEvJDq

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Incase you were wondering. https://t.co/oofID6pHNI

Posted on Twitter Took some time this morning to participate in our democracy by voting in the municipal and school board elections a… https://t.co/9HiJXmY7TX

Posted on Twitter Great comms tool @OurYellowknife! Look at the key dates folks...Advanced Polls coming soon...Oct 1-5!… https://t.co/FohpvspeAj

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Was a good day in the name of reconciliation. Today was the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the combined Day Sh… https://t.co/SwNe2LrSei

A month ago

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Your guide to the NWT's financial health for 2019-20 Territorial MLAs spent Friday questioning Finance Minister Robert C McLeod about the territory's financial health and its plans for 2019-20 and beyond, as part of the annual process of coming up with a budget. The public session ... According to ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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