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


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Posted on Facebook Come down to School Draw Ave. today for the NWT Disabilities Council Grand Prix from 10am-4pm. Join them for Carnival Games, Sno-Cones, Popcorn, Facepainting. Live music all day ... ( Photo link) View post

Two days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I, too, would like to recognize the P.A. School that's on their trip, and their teachers and chaperones. I don't think I'm ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 720-18(3): Environmental Assesment following Hay River Highrise Fire Thank you, Mr. Speaker. On April 10th the Chief Public Health Officer did make an order for the owner to do an environmental assessment on the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 180-18(3): Memorandum of Understanding - One Regulatory Framework for All Nursing Professionals. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. To advance our government's commitment towards community wellness and safety, we are taking steps to improve the care for our people by ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 716-18(3): Coerced and Forced Sterilization Thank you, Mr. Speaker. As a government, we acknowledge that the abhorrent practice of performing sterilization procedures upon Indigenous women under a forced or a coerced ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 426-18(3): Follow-up Letter for Oral Question 693-18(3): Positive Feedback for Health and Social Services Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following documents entitled "Follow-up Letter to Oral Question 693-18(3), Positive Feedback for Health and Social Services." Thank you, Mr. ...

Posted on Facebook In case of a wildlife emergency you can call this ENR number 24/7 1-867-873-7181 Here is the link for the brochure Safety in Grizzly and Black Bear Country. (www.enr.gov.nt.ca link) View post

Posted on Facebook Have your say! We would like to hear your input on our proposed cremation regulations. The public is invited to participate until May 31: (Cremation Regulations Discussion – Have Your Say | Health and Social Services link) View post

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Posted on Twitter Have your say! We would like to hear your input on our proposed cremation regulations. The public is invited to par… https://t.co/mmd2y94YrG

Three days ago

Posted on Facebook May is Vision Health Month As we age, our eyes may look the same, but their functionality may be deteriorating. Here are some common ways our eyes change ... (The Aging Eye link) View post

Posted on Twitter As we age, our eyes may look the same, but their functionality may be deteriorating. Here are some common ways our… https://t.co/iElV9xphEj

This week

Posted on Facebook Application for funding for community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program is now open. Last year, 16 projects from communities across the NWT were approved for ... (New Horizons for Seniors Program - Community-based projects (up to $25,000) - Canada.ca link) View post

Posted on Facebook May 22 Public Clause-by-Clause Review Bill 29 Time: 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Where: Committee Room 'A' - Legislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife Bill 29: An Act to Amend ... View post

Posted on Twitter Application for funding for community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program is now open. Last y… https://t.co/N4d8S50UjS

Posted on Facebook The Spring Session of the Legislative Assembly begins on Thursday May 23 to June 6. You can ready my current newsletter on my website (www.mla-greatslave.ca link) View post

Posted on Facebook BE FIRESMART! Report a Wildfire - Fire Operations 1-877-NWT-FIRE (698-3473) (ENR Fire Prevention Doing Your Part Video link) View post

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Posted on Twitter The 2019 Help Directory provides a convenient one-stop shop for all current health and social services available to… https://t.co/iHuMB7PkVm

A week ago

Posted on Twitter With our aging population, dementia is having a significant and growing impact in Canada, with 402,000 Canadians ag… https://t.co/M2vwBmghlm

Posted on Twitter Have your say! We would like to hear your input on our proposed cremation regulations. The public is invited to par… https://t.co/o1izHiC52Q

Posted on Twitter May is Speech and Hearing Month. Although often overlooked, communication health is vital in our everyday life and… https://t.co/Uxnvv8VABW

Posted on Twitter Do you know what benefits your health care plan covers? https://t.co/l2S6UPOyXp

Posted on Twitter NWT On the Land Collaborative supports and promotes land-based initiatives in the Northwest Territories. Learn more… https://t.co/OLuSHtgb2K

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Every year, 220,000 Canadian patients (approximately one in nine) develop a hospital-acquired infection during thei… https://t.co/gmgcsT1RWS

Two months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Mr. Speaker, I'd like to welcome the following people from the Foster Family Coalition who are with us here today: Dawn Pottinger, who is the president; ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 176-18(3): Foster Families Partnership with the Foster Family Coalition of the Northwest Territories Mr. Speaker, today, I would like to speak about foster care and the important role of Foster Family Coalition of the Northwest Territories has played, and ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 700-18(3): Health Centre Practices regarding Acetaminophen There are actually a couple of different ways that individuals can interact with the system. We currently have a network of designated client contacts and quality ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 701-18(3): Cremation Services That does help, and I do like to answer questions, but before I get into some of the work that still needs to be done, I ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 699-18(3): National Social Work Month I am a firm believer that we need to recruit and retain local people for local work. To that end, with respect to the promotion of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 693-18(3): Positive Feedback for Health and Social Services Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and I thank the Member for his Member's statement earlier today. I think that it is important that we do recognize the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 391-18(3): Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for Sahtu Dene and Metis of Norman Wells Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Premier, I wish to table the following document entitled "Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for Sahtu Dene and Metis of Norman Wells." Thank ...

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill 42, An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Tax Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 41, Tobacco and Vapor Products Control Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 40, Smoking Control and Reduction Act

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

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