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  • His favourite word is fire.

MLA for Thebacha

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

This week

Mentioned by CBC.ca N.W.T. gov't outlines emergency supports for Fort Good Hope residents displaced by wildfire N.W.T. gov't outlines emergency supports for Fort Good Hope residents displaced by wildfire  

A week ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 129-20(1): Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report #62-19(2) on the Review of Bill 74: Forest Act Tabled Document 130-20(1): NWT Surface Rights Board Operating Budget Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents: Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee report 62-19(2), Report on …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 295-20(1): Lands Staff in Sahtu Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as we pursue filling these vacant positions, we have been using the staff from -- the regional staff from the …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 317-20(1): Congratulations to Fort Smith Graduates Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Today I rise to honour the class of 2024 from the Paul William Kaeser High School in Fort Smith. This year, I …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 292-20(1): Transboundary Water Pollution and Testing Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, unfortunately, we don't have control over activities that happen within Alberta. I'm very pleased to stand up and say that …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I'd like to recognize two young people from P.W. Kaeser High School who are here as pages today - Anthony …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 290-20(1): Frank Gruben Pride Festival Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to draw attention to an event of special cultural and social importance in Fort Smith, the Frank …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 278-20(1): Disaster Assistance Programs for Traditional Cabin Owners Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, currently, there are programs, the Harvesters Fire Damage Assistance Program, which supports harvesters across the NWT with fire damage. However, …

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 27-20(1): Tabled Document 93-20(1): 2024-2025 Main Estimates - Legislative Assembly - Deferral of Legislative Assembly, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, the tools that the Member is speaking of, in the way of satellite detection or remote sensing, is just one …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 269-20(1): Waste Resource Management Strategy Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, one of the key priorities in being successful with this type of work, and these types of programs, is certainly …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 262-20(1): Recreational Land Leasing Mr. Speaker, thank you to the Member for the question. This is truly not a yes or no question. There are a lot of factors at …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 261-20(1): Waste Diversion Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, in the last Legislative Assembly, the GNWT amended the Waste Reduction and Recovery Act to enable extended producer responsibility. Before …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 49-20(1): 2024 Wildfire Season Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the 2023 wildfire season was the most challenging ever experienced in the Northwest Territories, and the largest and most impactful …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: 2024 Wildfire Season Jay Macdonald: 2024 Wildfire Season  

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: Water Levels in the Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: Water Levels in the Northwest Territories  

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Jay Macdonald: Environment and Climate Change’s Approach to Wildfire Management Jay Macdonald: Environment and Climate Change’s Approach to Wildfire Management  

Mentioned by CBC.ca N.W.T. plans for early start to wildfire season, as holdover fires smoulder underground N.W.T. plans for early start to wildfire season, as holdover fires smoulder underground  

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

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

Mentioned by NNSL Media Reviews of 2023 wildfires to be public before this year's “disaster season,” says GNWT Reviews of 2023 wildfires to be public before this year's “disaster season,” says GNWT  

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  

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