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Last in the Legislative Assembly March 1999, as MLA for Baffin South

Won his last election, in 1995, with 33% of the vote.

Statements in the House

Question 46-13(2): Request To Delay Rankin Inlet Tank Farm February 16th, 1996

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. As I said yesterday, the government will be conducting a detailed briefing for all Members next week on this particular project and other projects. At that time, the Department of Public Works will show Members the exact costing of the project.

As for the status of the project, I've asked the Department of Public Works to conduct a review of all the concerns that have been raised by the Member and of his communities and come back to me with a recommendation on how to proceed with it.

Question 35-13(2): Minister's Assistance In Obtaining Costs Of Privatization February 15th, 1996

Mr. Speaker, I'd be pleased to meet with the Member privately and discuss with him what exactly he's having a problem in getting and I'll see what I can do to help out. Thank you.

Question 24-13(2): Environmental Study Re Rankin Inlet Tank Farm February 15th, 1996

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I don't have the information on hand. I will take this question as notice.

Question 24-13(2): Environmental Study Re Rankin Inlet Tank Farm February 15th, 1996

Mr. Speaker, at this time there are several initiatives that are related to this project including terms of reference on how the project will be completed. Included in those are issues that he raised, including an environmental assessment. It has not been done to date. Thank you.

Question 21-13(2): Dust Control Problem In Gjoa Haven February 15th, 1996

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. As I said before, I will be in contact with the community to see what can be done.

Question 21-13(2): Dust Control Problem In Gjoa Haven February 15th, 1996

I will look into the matter. I'm not sure what can be done. As everyone knows, we don't have any new monies, as was said earlier. However, I would be pleased to look into it.

Question 21-13(2): Dust Control Problem In Gjoa Haven February 15th, 1996

Mr. Speaker, the problem of dust control is something that occurs in many of the communities in Nunavut simply because most of the communities, or practically all of the communities, don't have paved roads.

Question 18-13(2): Proposed Rankin Inlet Tank Farm February 15th, 1996

Mr. Speaker, previously through Caucus I had told Members that we would be providing background information today. That will be provided. This will help Members to become familiar with all aspects of the project in preparation for the detailed briefing on February 22nd.

Question 10-13(2): Status Of Discussions Re Article 24 Of Nunavut Final Agreement February 14th, 1996

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The status of the discussions between the working groups of the Government of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated is that they're ongoing, progress is being made and they will be continuing.