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MLA for Yellowknife Centre

Won her last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.


Today

Posted on Twitter @MyrnaBDriedger @sheilamacp @AssemblyNWT The staff stand in the gallery and throw the paper down. The only casualty was a glass of water.

Posted on Twitter Love this picture. Thanks for your many many hours of work on Legislation this session in particular @sheilamacp… https://t.co/Y6iGkpMjOf

Posted on Twitter Wondering what to expect from the traditional paper shower that comes at the end of an Assembly. #nwtpoli #lastday #NWT @AssemblyNWT

Yesterday

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters Yes, I would appreciate the Minister providing that information that he just cited to Priorities and Planning. The point here is that childcare is not a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Evolution of Aurora College Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. One of the most remarkable transformations to take place in the life of this Assembly is the approach to post-secondary education, in general, ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 847-18(3): Seniors' Home Care Thank you, Mr. Speaker. My questions are for the Minister of Health and Social Services. As the population of seniors grows, so does the demand for ...

Posted on Twitter Largest capital budget in #NWT history took least time to review. I’m not proud of that fact. #CrunchTime #nwtpoli

Posted on Twitter Fail @globeandmail https://t.co/xKS0MqrdOv

Posted on Facebook Please take a close look at these photos and call RCMP if you recognize this man. The injuries inflicted may not be life-threatening but they are life-changing and ... (RCMP seek suspect accused of 'serious assault' in Old Town link) View post

Posted on Twitter Educate yourself on risk factors & get tested if you are in the at risk group. Treatment in early stage is simple.… https://t.co/UkOZO8tDyF

Posted on Twitter Good news: @CochraneYK says #NWT will work with Ottawa on National Action Plan on #MMIWG calls to justice. So impor… https://t.co/yz6DWxPzGE

Posted on Facebook The minister of health and social services has stepped up to ensure the needs of children in care are met and their families are supported to address issues ... (NWT child protection action plan includes $3.3M, 21 new jobs link) View post

Posted on Facebook (Cue Chariots of Fire theme) Here we are at the finish line of the this Assembly: yesterday, as chair of caucus, I read the notice of motion to ... ( Photo link) View post

Two days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 239-18(3): Standing Committee on Social Development Report on the Review of Bill 45: Corrections Act - Prioritization of Work Programs, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. In our public consultations, we heard community members speak positively of inmates doing work in their communities when they were incarcerated, that ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 34: Mineral Resources Act Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I rise to discuss some process issues with this bill. As you may know, we received the report on this act, this ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Child and Family Services Quality Improvement Plan Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. I welcome the release this week of the Child and Family Services Quality Improvement Plan. This plan responds to the Office of the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 509-18(3): Draft Code of Conduct and Guide for Members of the Legislative Assembly Mr. Speaker, hereby table the Draft Code of Conduct and Guide for Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Mahsi.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 240-18(3): Standing Committee on Social Development Report on the Review of Bill 45: Corrections Act - Security Assessment Tools, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. Security assessment tools are standard practice in correctional facilities, and the concern that this particular recommendation addresses is that the assessment tool ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 41-18(3): Adoption of Code of Conduct for Members of the Legislative Assembly Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. I give notice that, on Friday, August 23, 2019, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 44-18(3): Dissolution of the 18th Legislative Assembly Mr. Speaker, I give notice that, on Friday, August 23, 2019, I will move the following motion: Now therefore I move, seconded by the honourable Member ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters Thank you, Mr. Chair. It has been a real journey with the Corrections Act. The committee was a little dismayed, I think it is fair to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 243-18(3): Bill 45: Corrections Act - Amend Clause 40.1(5), Carried Thank you. The Director of Corrections wanted to retain the ultimate authority over discipline in the correctional facility, which we understand. What we have here is ...

Posted on Twitter Bill 34 Mineral Resources Act: six hr discussion & not much change to show for it from Cabinet. Bill 45 Corrections… https://t.co/vEPLbpXsA2

Posted on Facebook Yesterday in the House was epic: 11 hours, 166 pages of Hansard. I'm impressed with how many people stuck with us online. This was a hard day for ... (mla-yellowknifecentre.ca link) View post

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @AssemblyNWT members showing how work is not family friendly as discussion drags on despite my efforts to stop it.… https://t.co/TMFvHXcZUP

Posted on Facebook I am THRILLED that my friend and mentor Lyda Fuller, executive director of YWCA NWT, has been honoured with the Order of the NWT. She has done such ... (Photos from Julie Green MLA Yellowknife Centre's post Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook ICYMI: My members statement yesterday was about the success of the Housing First program in Yellowknife: "I think that homelessness is always going to be a problem in ... (mla-yellowknifecentre.ca link) View post

This week

Posted on Facebook On Friday I saluted the volunteer efforts of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary to help boaters in distress no matter how terrible the weather. http://mla-y... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Twitter On Friday I saluted the volunteer efforts of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary to help #NWT #boaters in distress n… https://t.co/pBOKQiYo7r

Posted on Facebook A practical step by step guide to vote online. Registration begins today; voting begins Sept 6 after the polls close. https://www.... (Here's how to register to vote online in the N.W.T. election | CBC News link) View post

Posted on Facebook We MLAs are making good progress on our packed agenda. We have five bills left to discuss and vote on and all except one is contentious: carbon tax, ... ( Photo link) View post

A week ago

Posted on Facebook This approach is a contrast to a tax that not even the finance minister supports. There is a lack of clarity around the purpose of the tax other ... (Kevin O'Reilly MLA for Frame Lake link) View post

Voted Yes on Vote #254 on Bill 48, Post-Secondary Education Act

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill 37, An Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Operations Act

Voted Yes on Vote #252 on Bill 36, An Act to Amend the Petroleum Resources Act

Voted Yes on Vote #251 on Bill 58, Justice Administration Statutes Amendment Act

Voted Yes on Vote #250 on Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill 54, Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Northern News Services Yk MLA criticizes arts centre for postponing fire victims fundraiser Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green is criticizing the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre after the organization postponed a fundraising concert for victims of the Rockhill Apartments fire. The concert was supposed to take place Dec. 4 but NACC has ...

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) Two NWT cabinet ministers survive non-confidence votes Two NWT cabinet ministers survive non-confidence votes. TOPICS:Ministers ... Glen Abernethy remains Health and Social Services Minister after MLAs voted 11-7 against a motion to remove him. MLAs Julie Green, Frederick Blake, Danny McNeely and Herb ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Ministers Schumann and Abernethy survive removal votes MLAs voted 12 to six to keep Schumann in office, then preserved Abernethy's place in cabinet by 11 votes to seven. Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green dramatically backed Abernethy after a lengthy critique of his government's social services record ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Infrastructure Minister survives non-confidence vote, MLAs debate Health Minister's fate The motion to remove Schumann from cabinet was brought forth by Kam Lake MLA Testart, who gave a scathing statement criticizing his handling of an MTS barge cancellation earlier this month that left the N.W.T. community of Paulatuk and the Nunavut ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Schumann survives removal attempt, Abernethy vote to come Infrastructure Minister Wally Schumann survived a bid to remove him from cabinet by 12 votes to six in the legislature on Wednesday. Schumann was supported by Nunakput MLA Herb Nakimayak – whose constituents are at the heart of the barge resupply ...

Mentioned by Northern News Services 'We should all be ashamed' In the legislative assembly, Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green said she “wept” when she read the latest auditor general report. Hay River North MLA RJ Simpson is “terrified” for what the future holds, based on the lack of progress since 2014. “We ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) RCMP say they can't force sex assault victims into hospital Laporte was responding after criticism from Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green who last week told CKLB that she was outraged to learn that a sexual assault victim was thrown in jail in 2017 instead of being taken to Stanton Territorial Hospital ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Yellowknife RCMP, who put sex assault victim in cell, say 'things have changed' Julie Green, the MLA for Yellowknife Centre, is since reported to have sternly criticized that response – calling the force's decision to investigate itself “completely outrageous.” However, the Yellowknife Women's Society told Cabin Radio it believes ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Busy first day of cannabis sales at Yk Liquor Shop Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod said that there are still some regulations and details that have to be finalized but as most provincial governments have said, they'll watch how things go and possibly tweak legislation moving forward. McLeod said he ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Yk MLA rips RCMP for 'outrageous' self-probe She says an outside agency should have conducted an investigation as is usually the case when RCMP in the NWT are accused of wrongdoing. Mounties began the internal review after territorial court Judge Garth Malakoe also lit into them for arresting the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT education minster says she's not qualified to make call on Aurora College program The minister responsible for N.W.T.'s Aurora College says she's not qualified to make a decision on the future of its social work program. Instead, she'll leave it to a government official who hasn't been hired yet. Regular MLAs grilled Education ...