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MLA for Monfwi

Won his last election, in 2015, by acclaimation.


Two months ago

Mentioned by Northern News Services LETTER: Debate needed to encourage women to run in future elections by Jackson Lafferty, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Dear editor, Thank-you for your June 8 editorial regarding Temporary Special Measures to increase the representation of women in the NWT Legislative Assembly. This is exactly the type of public ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca For a way to improve female representation in the legislature, look to Samoa A discussion paper tabled by House Speaker Jackson Lafferty Thursday in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly, pitches a new way to bring more women into the assembly — create new seats exclusively for them. According to the report, the N.W.T ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now White paper tabled to increase representation of women in Legislative Assembly The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Jackson Lafferty, tabled a white paper yesterday titled, “Temporary Special Measures to Increase the Representation of Women in the NWT Legislative Assembly”. “The NWT Legislative Assembly ranks last among ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Assent To Bills Please be seated. Members, [English translation not provided]. Colleagues, I would like to extend the appreciation of this House to the Commissioner, Margaret M. Thom. It ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca For a way to improve female representation in the legislature, look to Samoa A discussion paper tabled by House Speaker Jackson Lafferty in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly on Thursday, pitches a new way to bring more women into the assembly — create new seats exclusively for them.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Report on the Review of the 2016-2017 Public Accounts of the Government of the Northwest Territories Introduction The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories' Standing Committee on Government Operations ("SCOGO" or "the committee") has a mandate to review and report on the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Second job pulls Beaufort Delta MLA away from 15 meetings last fall and winter The MLA representing communities in the Beaufort Delta region of the Northwest Territories continues missing committee meetings for his work with other organizations. Between Oct. 17 and Feb. 6, Herb Nakimayak missed a total of 22 meetings — including ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Second job pulls Beaufort Delta MLA away from 15 meetings last fall and winter The MLA representing communities in the Beaufort Delta region of the Northwest Territories continues missing committee meetings for his work with other organizations. Between Oct. 17 and Feb. 6, Herb Nakimayak missed a total of 22 meetings — including ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Assent to Bills Please be seated. Colleagues, before we adjourn today, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those Pages who have been with us ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Second job pulls Beaufort Delta MLA away from 15 meetings last fall and winter The MLA representing communities in the Beaufort Delta region of the Northwest Territories continues missing committee meetings for his work with other organizations. Between Oct. 17 and Feb. 6, Herb Nakimayak missed a total of 22 meetings — including ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Standing Committee On Government Operations Report On The Review Of The 2017 Report Of The Auditor General Of Canada On Climate Change In The Northwest Territories INTRODUCTION The Standing Committee on Government Operations ("the standing committee") is pleased to report on its review of the 2017 Report of the Auditor General of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 56-18(3): Community Wellness Initiatives Masi. Ministers' statements. Colleagues, today is International Women's Day, and I invite you, all of you, to join me in recognizing the important role that women ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters Masi, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to present the 2018-2019 estimates for the Legislative Assembly. The Assembly is seeking an operations expenditure appropriation of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Ms. Green's Reply Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, two years ago the Finance Minister told residents of the NWT that he had a plan for the 18th Assembly: to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Prayer Members, on behalf of the Assembly, I would like to thank our elder, Sarah Cleary from Yellowknife, for joining us today and leading us in prayer. ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) The Governor General to Undertake Official Visit to the Northwest Territories Meeting with the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Premier and Chief Sangris Her Excellency will meet with the Honourable Jackson Lafferty, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly; the Honourable Robert McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT Speaker moves to his riding, bumping up his allowance After making Yellowknife his home for many years, Monfwi MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Jackson Lafferty is moving to the riding he represents. The Monfwi riding is home to four traditional Dene communities — Behchoko, Gameti, Wekweeti ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Speaker moves to his riding, bumping up his allowance After making Yellowknife his home for many years, Monfwi MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Jackson Lafferty is moving to the riding he represents. The Monfwi riding is home to four traditional Dene communities — Behchoko, Gameti, Wekweeti ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Speaker moves to his riding, bumping up his allowance After making Yellowknife his home for many years, Monfwi MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Jackson Lafferty is moving to the riding he represents. The Monfwi riding is home to four traditional Dene communities — Behchoko, Gameti, Wekweeti ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Assent to Bills Colleagues, I would like to extend the appreciation of this House to the Commissioner, Margaret M. Thom. It was a pleasure to have you in the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Are NWT MLA salaries relevant in union talks? Depends who you ask In a press release issued the day after CBC reported on that discussion, the chair of the group, Speaker Jackson Lafferty, said that MLAs gave no instructions and took no decisions on the wage freeze. If MLAs give no instructions or take no decisions ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recorded Vote All those opposed, please stand. All those abstaining, please stand. The results of the votes: 18 in favour; zero against; zero abstentions. ---Carried Bill 27 has ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters Masi, Mr. Chair. To my right is the clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Tim Mercer, and to my left is Darin Ouellette, director of corporate services.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Prayer Good afternoon, colleagues. On behalf of the Legislative Assembly I would like to thank our elder, Lillian Elias of Inuvik, for joining us today and leading ...

Posted on Twitter Governor General of Canada, Mr. David Johnston and his wife Sharon will be joining us for a public reception today. https://t.co/C4hJFsBqDA

Posted on Twitter Today is Pink Shirt Day! Anti-bullying day. All Legislative Assembly Members wore pink to support the important ini… https://t.co/LpyhXS8Sx9

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to have met with Mr. Pascal Bornoz, Consul General of Switzerland. Masi for visiting NWT. https://t.co/EZFJbQTTaF

Posted on Twitter Daughters of the vote NWT workshop in YK this week. Welcome delegates from across NWT. Great experience and exposur… https://t.co/hNkESRBZPm

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to meet with the Ontario Interns. Learning about our NWT Territorial Consensus style govt. Enjoy! https://t.co/Guo1Unotkr

Posted on Twitter Today was a big day, the Budget Address for the NWT Legislative Assembly. For detail,go to our link or GNWT website. https://t.co/K4VUyYWqp6

Posted on Twitter I had the opportunity to speak at the Dene Languages conf. this morning. Spoke about importance of language n youth. https://t.co/O6EILlInVA

Posted on Twitter First Mace tour in Fort Providence & Kakisa to begin the 18th Assembly! Speaker Lafferty, MLA Nadli & Clerk Mercer. https://t.co/Npd06sm2vP

Posted on Twitter Enjoying Whati Men's Handgame Tournament, few more teams to go... https://t.co/RuYPYpnad6

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/sWciFNsZY0

Introduced legislation Government Bill 65, An Act to Amend the Safety Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 45, An Act to Amend the Workers’ Compensation Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 24, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Education Act