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MLA for Thebacha

Won his last election, in 2023, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 37-20(1): Inuvialuit Water Board 2022-2023 Annual Report and Financial Statements Tabled Document 38-20(1): The Natural Resources Conservation Trust Fund Financial Statements for the Year ended March 31, 2023 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents: The Natural Resources Conservation Trust Fund Financial Statements for the Year ended …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 94-20(1): Public Land Use Fees Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And thank you to the Member for the question. As the manager of public lands, the GNWT is required -- legally required …

Two days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 76-20(1): 2024 Wildfire Season Preparations and Resourcing Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, we have increased our resources. From last year's allocation, we brought on some extra rotary wing as well as by …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 75-20(1): 2023 Enterprise Wildfire Management Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, ECC was aware that the communities in the area were at risk, and that is why the evacuation notice and …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion to amend Motion 9-20(1): Establishing a Public Inquiry into the 2023 Wildfires - Safe Disclosure, Carried Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the idea of a public review of the events from the 2023 wildfire season has been top of mind for …

Three days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 71-20(1): Low Water Levels in the Mackenzie River Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And thank you to the Member for the question. The department's role related to low water levels is essentially providing situational awareness …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 69-20(1): Wildfire Season Preparation and Holdover Fires Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the emergency response plans are the responsibility of the community governments, and they're the ones that are responsible to prepare, …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 14-20(1): Our Commitment to Caribou Stewardship Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, barren-ground caribou are extremely important to the people, cultures, and communities of the Northwest Territories. They have supported northern Indigenous …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: Our Commitment to Caribou Stewardship Jay Macdonald: Our Commitment to Caribou Stewardship  

This week

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 56-20(1): Pausing of Collections from Indigenous Cabin Lease Holders Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Yes, the department has been collaborating with the Indigenous governments. There were bilateral meetings in June of 2023 regarding the Indigenous leaseholders' …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 10-20(1): Climate Change Action in the Northwest Territories Mr. Speaker, climate change is one of the biggest challenges that we face as a territory. The. NWT is experiencing rapid warming at up to four …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: Climate Change Action in the NWT Jay Macdonald: Climate Change Action in the NWT  

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 51-20(1): Invitation to Visit Sahtu Communities regarding Land Tenure Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And thank you, Member, for the question. I certainly will speak with my staff and ensure that we provide you with the …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 4-20(1): 2023 Wildfire Season Review and planning for the 2024 Season Mr. Speaker, the 2023 wildfire season was unlike anything we have ever seen in the Northwest Territories. More than four million hectares of forest burned over …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: 2023 Wildfire Season Review and Planning For The 2024 Season Jay Macdonald: 2023 Wildfire Season Review and Planning For The 2024 Season  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio 'Sorely missed.' MLAs share tributes following Fort Smith plane crash 'Sorely missed.' MLAs share tributes following Fort Smith plane crash  

A month ago

Mentioned by MSN 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner  

Mentioned by CBC.ca 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner  

Mentioned by CBC.ca 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner 6 people dead in Tuesday's plane crash near Fort Smith, N.W.T., says coroner  

Two months ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald Jay Macdonald  

Mentioned by NNSL Media GNWT cabinet portfolios announced GNWT cabinet portfolios announced  

Mentioned by CBC.ca Portfolios announced for N.W.T.'s new cabinet ministers Portfolios announced for N.W.T.'s new cabinet ministers  

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Premier Simpson announces Cabinet portfolio assignments Premier Simpson announces Cabinet portfolio assignments  

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada Portfolios announced for N.W.T.'s new cabinet ministers Portfolios announced for N.W.T.'s new cabinet ministers