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MLA for Great Slave

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


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Posted on Twitter Yesterday, I joined MP Michael McLeod and Dr. Jennifer Harris at the Legislative Assembly for an important announce… https://t.co/lChQQChvrT

Posted on Twitter Smoking is the leading preventable cause of premature death and disease in Canada. If you or a loved one is thinkin… https://t.co/J2iRwitKIL

Yesterday

Posted on Facebook This afternoon MP Michael McLeod on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and I announced a bilateral agreement under the Government of Canada’s Emergency ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook Opioids in the NWT FAQs Naloxone Kits are free of charge at: 1. Stanton Territorial Hospital Emergency Room 2. Frame Lake Medical Clinic 3. Yellowknife Public Health Jan ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter Is your health care card expiring? Don’t forget to renew to maintain coverage: https://t.co/ht8HhT2HIx

Two days ago

Posted on Facebook JANUARY 20-26 IS NATIONAL NON-SMOKING WEEK. Click below to read inspiring quit stories (Look Who’s Quit Stories | Health and Social Services link) View post

Posted on Twitter January 20-26 is National Non-Smoking Week. Click here to read inspiring quit stories by some of our own:… https://t.co/YDZRmwb2eP

This week

Posted on Facebook Yesterday , MP Michael McLeod and I announced $1.8 million in funding for Cannabis Public Education and Community Engagement Initiatives. The 3 year funding will be used to ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook Changing the way we talk about substance use can help remove the stigma associated with it. Let’s help those who are affected to feel more comfortable with asking ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook HAVE YOUR SAY! The Standing Committee on Government Operations invites residents of Yellowknife to participate in their public consultation on the following Bills: ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter Changing the way we talk about substance use can help remove the stigma associated with it. Let’s help those who ar… https://t.co/10ZOu1raxL

Posted on Facebook Applications for the Healthy Choices Fund are being accepted until January 31st. For more information, click here: (Applying for the Healthy Choices Fund | Health and Social Services link) View post

Posted on Twitter #DYK: Keeping your mind and body busy with healthy hobbies and creative projects positively impacts an individual’s… https://t.co/MaXayvfACk

A week ago

Posted on Twitter January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Click here to read inspiring stories told by those who live with dementia: https://t.co/kvxgN1rCHF

Posted on Facebook January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Click here to read inspiring stories told by those who live with dementia: (Yes. I live with dementia. | Let me help you understand. link) View post

Posted on Twitter Applications for the Healthy Choices Fund are being accepted until January 31st. For more information, click here: https://t.co/jdOWU7e3Gg

Posted on Facebook Today is the last day to register for Walk to Tuk! Kick off 2019 with this fun challenge that will help keep you active: (Walk to Tuk - NWT Recreation and Parks Association link) View post

Posted on Twitter Today is the last day to register for Walk to Tuk! Kick off 2019 with this fun challenge that will help keep you ac… https://t.co/xlCIyD2wRh

Posted on Twitter Every day in Canada, 11 people die from an #opioidoverdose. Get the facts on opioids and the opioid crisis at… https://t.co/VS4MUmXAL3

Posted on Facebook The Department of Health and Social Services is taking applications for funding for the Healthy Choices Fund. Deadline is 5 PM on January 31: (Applying for the Healthy Choices Fund | Health and Social Services link) View post

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 ...

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 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 ...

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), ...

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 ...

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 ...

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