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  • His favourite word is health.

MLA for Great Slave

Won his last election, in 2015, with 79% of the vote.


Yesterday

Posted on Facebook Using Anitbiotics Wisely Three questions to ask your health care provider www.choosing... (Antibiotic Wisely link) View post

Posted on Facebook The next member of the Prime Minster's Youth Council could be you! Deadline to apply is November 30, 2018. Available for youth 16-24 For more details go to ... (Prime Minister's Youth Council - Canada.ca link) View post

Posted on Twitter The 3 questions you need to ask your health care provider on #antibiotics: https://t.co/bTaPxhel0x… https://t.co/fXw4lVFLC6

Posted on Facebook (Dehcho grand chief pens letter about 'deplorable situation' in N.W.T. child and family services | CBC News link) View post

This week

Posted on Twitter What can you do to reduce health risks of #cannabis use? Hear what experts say: https://t.co/qIwz596Upl

Posted on Twitter Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all major cancers. Early detection can save lives. Know the sympt… https://t.co/DRxd6cabzT

Posted on Twitter The Government of Canada is inviting organizations to submit proposals that promote #mentalhealth. Deadline is Nove… https://t.co/TBFGgoqa0q

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Reconciliation: What does it mean? #HealthCanada hosted a panel discussion with Indigenous leaders to discuss this… https://t.co/7dIy70mpYE

Posted on Twitter It’s Nurse Practitioner Week! Join me in thanking NWT’s Nurse Practitioners for all that they do ensure the health… https://t.co/KKrjqDbL9o

Posted on Twitter November is Osteoporosis Month. Although the disease is most common in those aged 50 and over, it can affect people… https://t.co/1R8HvNJZVM

Posted on Twitter Flu shots are available today in Deline’s Northern Store from 4pm-6pm https://t.co/4EdZQoWqwl

Posted on Twitter Flu shots are available today in Behchoko at the Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre from 1pm-4:30pm https://t.co/4EdZQoWqwl

Posted on Twitter Reducing the rate of oral disease in the territory begins with our children and youth. View the NWT Oral Health Act… https://t.co/FLnlLJcpiO

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) As Indigenous patients tell 'horror stories,' minister says changes coming to NWT health care The Northwest Territories government says it's committed to making the territory's health and social services system free from prejudice, but some Indigenous people say they're still facing challenges. In June, Health and Social Services Minister Glen ...

Posted on Facebook NOVEMBER IS MOVEMBER! Consider taking a break from the razor this month to help raise money for men’s health: (Movember Canada link) View post

Posted on Facebook (Abernethy: unfair criticism could drive staff away from NWT link) View post

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Indigenous patients tell 'horror stories,' minister says changes coming to NWT health care Testart told the Legislative Assembly he's heard "horror stories" from Indigenous residents across the N.W.T. and that it's "disheartening to hear about the instances of misdiagnosis and neglect." Especially in communities, he said many people are told ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Abernethy: unfair criticism could drive staff away from NWT The NWT's health and social services minister believes not all recent criticism directed at Child and Family Services was fair, and the result could be dismayed staff leaving their jobs. Glen Abernethy survived a vote ... We've had complaints from ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Elders shouldn't be sent away to die, says Fort Resolution petition King is one of 115 people in the community of about 500 who recently signed a petition, asking N.W.T. Health Minister Glen Abernethy to reopen an elders care facility that closed more than 10 years ago. "It's so sad that we have to send our elders out ...

Posted on Facebook DON'T DRIVE HIGH - If you choose to use cannabis, please do so responsibly and avoid putting yourself and others in danger. (Don't Drive High Video link) View post

Mentioned by CBC.ca Elders shouldn't be sent away to die, says Fort Resolution petition King is one of 115 people in the community of about 500 who recently signed a petition, asking N.W.T. Health Minister Glen Abernethy to reopen an elders care facility that closed more than 10 years ago. "It's so sad that we have to send our elders out ...

Posted on Facebook MINISTERS STATEMENT - NOVEMBER 1, 2018 ANTI-POVERTY UPDATE Mr. Speaker, over the last five years the Government of Northwest Territories has worked in partnership with people and organizations ... View post

Mentioned by CHAT News Today Two Northwest Territories ministers survive cabinet expulsion vote YELLOWKNIFE — Two cabinet ministers in the Northwest Territories have survived votes on whether they should be expelled from cabinet. Glen Abernethy will keep his job in Health and Social Services and Wally Schumann will remain head of Infrastructure ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize somebody in the gallery. He is not a constituent of the riding, but I think ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 289-18(3): Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority 2017-2018 Annual Report Tabled Document 290-18(3): Annual Report 2017-2018 NWT Health and Social Services System Tabled Document 291-18(3): Tlicho Community Services Agency Health and Social Services Annual Report 2017-2018 Tabled Document 292-18(3): Annual Report 2017-2018 Hay River Health and Social Services Authority Mr. Speaker, pursuant to section 32(2) of the Financial Administration Act, I wish to table the following four documents entitled "Northwest Territories Health and Social Services ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 32: Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 32, Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act, be read ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 492-18(3): Availability of Family Planning Tools Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the review of the supplementary health program is in relation to all coverage for all types of thing, including the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 127-18(3): Anti-Poverty Update Mr. Speaker, over the last five years the Government of the Northwest Territories has worked in partnership with people and organizations across the Northwest Territories to ...

Mentioned by CHAT News Today Northwest Territories ministers face vote on being expelled from cabinet Northwest Territories ministers face vote on being expelled from cabinet. By The Canadian Press. October 30, 2018 - 12: ... Glen Abernethy, minister of health and social services, has been heavily criticized following a damning federal auditor general ...

Posted on Facebook NOVEMBER IS ADOPTIONS AWARENESS MONTH! Join me in thanking all adoptive families across the NWT for providing forever homes to our children and youth. (Adoption | Health and Social Services link) View post

Posted on Facebook IT'S FLU PREVENTION WEEK! Let’s work together to stop the spread of the flu. Today Minister of Health and Social Services Glen Abernethy received his flu shot at ... ( Photo link) View post

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Health and Infrastructure ministers feel vindicated, plan to stay the course. The Northwest Territories government will continue on with few changes as two embattled cabinet ministers comfortably survived non-confidence votes in the N.W.T. Legislative Assembly Wednesday. Health Minister Glen Abernethy and Infrastructure Minister ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Following Yukon, NWT commits to funding 'abortion pill' Following the Yukon's lead, the N.W.T. will cover the cost of Mifegymiso, commonly known as the "abortion pill," for individuals with no other insurance. Minister of Health and Social Services Glen Abernethy made the announcement in the Legislative ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) CKLB NEWS - Two NWT cabinet ministers survive non-confidence ... Two NWT cabinet ministers still have their jobs after surviving non-confidence votes in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday. Glen Abernethy remains Health ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Ministers Schumann and Abernethy survive removal votes He urged the NWT's politicians to work together and asked Premier Bob McLeod to improve the transparency of cabinet. Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart, seconded by Dehcho MLA Michael Nadli, proposed the motion calling for the removal of Schumann from ...

Introduced legislation Government Bill 32, Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 24-18(3): Revocation of Appointment of the Honourable Member for Great Slave to the Executive Council, Defeated Thank you for the opportunity to speak to this motion. During the speeches today and comments made by Members of this Assembly over the last couple ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 32: Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 32, Naturopathic Profession Statutes Amendment Act, be read for the first time. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 87-18(3): Bill 20: Ombud Act - Deleting subclause 17(3) and substituting the following, Carried With respect to the ones that are silent, what does that mean as far as individuals who wish to possibly pursue an administrative question prior to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 86-15(3): Ombud Act - Deleting subclause 15(1) and substituting the following, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, I move that Bill 20 be amended by deleting subclause 15(1) and substituting the following: 15.(1) The mandate of the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 85-18(3): Bill 20: Ombud Act - Deleting subclause 15(1) and substituting the following, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, during this review of Bill 20, the standing committee on government operations identified concerns with the readability of subclause 15(1), ...

Posted on Facebook Progress Update on Building Stronger Families Ministers Statement Delivered on March 6, 2018 Mr. Speaker, in October 2014, I tabled in this House, Building Stronger Families: An Action ... View post

Mentioned by Cabin Radio McLeod's NWT government faces Halloween nightmare ... in a show of solidarity. In a brief message to members on Tuesday, the union – which is locked in a three-year collective bargaining battle with Premier Bob McLeod's government – urged members to “fill the gallery” during Wednesday afternoon's ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 480-18(3): Airplane Crash Medevac On August 22nd, a counsellor with the GNWT Family Assistance Program, the FAP, travelled to the community of Fort Simpson and provided additional counselling services to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 122-18(3): Cultural Safety and Relationship-Based Care Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as a government we have committed to putting the principles of reconciliation in action and to transform the way that ...

A month ago

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

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government Bill 8, Emergency Management Act

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

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

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill 33, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2018-2019

Introduced legislation Government Bill 18, An Act to Amend the Health and Social Services Professions Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 13, Marriage Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 5, An Act to Amend the Vital Statistics Act