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MLA for Frame Lake

Won his last election, in 2015, with 29% of the vote.


Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Day 14--On Bromley Dr, Byrne Rd, Norseman Dr today. Main issues stronger socio-economic agreements, childcare, attr… https://t.co/xo0RGccDcf

Posted on Twitter The number of seniors in Yellowknife and the NWT is increasing rapidly. Kevin O’Reilly is an advocate for seniors.… https://t.co/BZ81RJhhoZ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Day 13--Still working on questionnaires. This morning Lanky Ct in the rain. Afternoon Forrest Dr Manor with resid… https://t.co/gExeFekslT

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Day 12--More work on candidate surveys. Joined Yellowknife seniors for lunch. Canvassing on Bellanca and Stinson… https://t.co/kZAGOy8t28

This week

Posted on Twitter Day 11--Candidate surveys, canvassing this evening. Great reception on 57th St, 51A St, Con Rd and Bellanca Ave.… https://t.co/BhreE9yuGn

Posted on Twitter Kevin O’Reilly has proven to be a fearless, dedicated and objective defender of the public good. He is a strong voi… https://t.co/JiN2elZaOE

Posted on Twitter My interview with CKLB is now up on their website at https://t.co/yY5g8IywKa. Some of my work from the 18th Assembl… https://t.co/SJBOW661pK

Posted on Twitter Day 10--Working on 13 surveys. Tonight the Community Debate. https://t.co/OU6LK5KjI3 Where is the money for big in… https://t.co/UFVRTGptTJ

Posted on Twitter Watch the NT Chamber of Commerce & Chamber of Mines Frame Lake candidates forum https://t.co/l8xD12KzSF. I stresse… https://t.co/2zWRTo9LKj

Posted on Twitter Day Nine--Another day on the election trail--an interview with CKLB, photo with Collège Nordique, the Chambers Fram… https://t.co/CQicKQd6gg

A week ago

Posted on Facebook Here is the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Territorial Election Platform. I support the five key items and will post a summary of my actions from my first term ... (Vote Growth - Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce, NT link) View post

Posted on Facebook Day Two--Visited Anson Drive and Knutsen Avenue today. Main issues raised included the UNW negotiations, need for better seniors services (especially housing), early childhood development ad childcare, climate ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook A very disappointing decision by the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment to refuse admission of students to the French first language school system to the children of ... (Photos from Kevin O'Reilly for MLA Frame Lake's post Photo link) View post

Two weeks ago

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Posted on Facebook I'm an official candidate for Frame Lake! Second in line this morning with Elections NWT, right behind Jan Vallillee who let me into the building! ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook All the big signs are up. Many thanks to the sign team! Next are the house signs. If you would like one, e-mail me kevin@kevino... or call ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook Thanks to the Northern Territories Federation of Labour, Public Service Alliance of Canada and the volunteers for the Labour Day Barbecue! We have holidays, benefits and more thanks ... (Photos from Kevin O'Reilly for MLA Frame Lake's post Photo link) View post

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Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #277 on Bill , Motion 44-18(3): Dissolution of the 18th Legislative Assembly, Carried

Voted Yes on Vote #274 on Bill , Motion 41-18(3): Adoption of Code of Conduct for Members of the Legislative Assembly, Carried

Voted No on Vote #273 on Bill 61, Appropriations Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2020-2021

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Merci, Monsieur le President. I, too, would like to recognize a constituent, Mr. Tamlin Gilbert. He is going to be serving as one of the returning ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 852-18(3): Small-Scale Hydroelectricity for Communities Merci, Monsieur le President. Yesterday the Minister said that this Whati transmission line is about displacing diesel and "potential economic development in that region, and we ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 43-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to October 24, 2019, Carried Merci, Monsieur le President. I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that, notwithstanding rule 4, when this House adjourns on August 23, 2019, ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on French First-Language Education Merci, Monsieur le President. [No translation provided.] Mr. Speaker, I am going to save my reflections and thanks for the replies to the Commissioner's address a ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Mr. O'Reilly's Reply Merci, Monsieur le President. It's not unusual for me to be a bit out of step with some of the other Members, here. It has been ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 550-18(3): Email dated August 23, 2019, from Pentti Sjoman regarding Whati - 1,200kW Nailii Hydro Project Merci, Monsieur le President. I wish to table the following document. It's an August 22, 2019 email from Mr. Pentti Sjoman, Whati, 1,200 kW Nailii Hydro ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 61: Appropriations Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2020-2021 Merci, Monsieur le President. I, too, will not be supporting this bill and the appropriation. We have had a great last day here, and I do ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 42-18(3): Repeal and Replace the Rules of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Carried Merci, Monsieur le President. WHEREAS the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories and all of its standing and special committees are conducted in ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 851-18(3): French First-Language Education Admissions Merci, Monsieur le President. My questions are for the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. In my statement earlier today I mentioned the difficult relations between ...

Voted Yes on Vote #270 on Bill 45, Corrections Act

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 537-18(3): Wha Ti Community Energy Plan - Options for Energy Supply and Management for Wha Ti, Northwest Territories Tabled Document 538-18(3): Northwest Territories Energy Report, May 2011 Merci, Monsieur le President. Two document to table: excerpts from "Wha Ti Community Energy Plan - Options for Energy Supply and Management for Wha Ti, Northwest ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Establishment of Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve Merci, Monsieur le President. Yesterday was a great day for the people of Lutselk'e, safeguarding our natural legacy for all NWT citizens, and development of the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 848-18(3): Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve I'm not sure that $290,000 from our government is going to do it, but I guess that will be up to the 19th Assembly. I was ...

Voted No on Vote #269 on Bill 34, Mineral Resources Act

Voted No on Vote #268 on Bill 46, Public Land Act

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Northern News Services GUEST COMMENT: Yellowknife deserves MLAs that hold government accountable Guest comment by Kevin O'Reilly, MLA for Frame Lake I would like to thank Gary Vivian for his guest commentary on my track record as an MLA and the Yellowknifer for an opportunity to respond. Let's be clear, I support responsible mining as a part ... O ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Ministers Schumann and Abernethy survive removal votes He urged the NWT's politicians to work together and asked Premier Bob McLeod to improve the transparency of cabinet. Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart, seconded by Dehcho MLA Michael Nadli, proposed the motion calling for the removal of Schumann from ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Infrastructure Minister survives non-confidence vote, MLAs debate Health Minister's fate MLAs Kieron Testart, Michael Nadli, R.J. Simpson, Shane Thompson, Kevin O'Reilly, and Tom Beaulieu supported the motion to remove Schumann from cabinet. The motion to remove Schumann from cabinet was brought forth by Kam Lake MLA Testart, who ...

Introduced legislation Government Bill 24, An Act to Amend the Elections and Plebiscites Act

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT gov't running out of time to pass key laws before next election: MLAs Some MLAs are concerned pieces of devolution legislation the Northwest Territories government promised to pass during the 18th Assembly are still on the drawing board with less than a year to go before the next election. Those bills affect land ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Thaidene Nene negotiator warns 'model of reconciliation' in jeopardy if law doesn't pass The world is watching the Northwest Territories, warned a First Nations negotiator at the territorial legislature on Wednesday. He's waiting to see what will come of 19 years of negotiations to create Thaidene Nene, a proposed park touted as what could ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio If you buy cannabis (legally) in the NWT, here's where the money goes The Northwest Territories is projecting the legalization of cannabis will bring in “a couple of million dollars a year of revenue.” That number is based on 25% of the population consuming a joint a day according to David Stewart, from the territory's ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 70-week wait for NWT kids to see hearing specialist unacceptable, says MLA The average wait time for children to see an audiologist in the Northwest Territories is 70 weeks, a number Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly says is unacceptable. "A wait time over 70 weeks? That's over a year," he said. "Kids, they could be in school ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT, spending big on infrastructure, says it'll reduce cost of living The Northwest Territories is about to make its biggest-ever capital spending commitment – in other words, the money the government spends on building schools, hospitals, roads, and so on. ... An increased spend on infrastructure comes as the Premier ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) GNWT absence noticed at Edéhzhíe celebration ... last week for the historic Edéhzhíe celebration. It was almost like a political homecoming celebration for NWT MP Michael McLeod. He was able to welcome his colleague, federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna to his home community and the ...

Mentioned by University Observer Online Sports Shorts Several fissures and sinkholes opened up across their grounds in Kevin O'Reilly Park near Carrickmacross. The reason? The ground itself was built upon the remains of an old gypsum mine. ... Since their last win on Christmas Eve of 2016, Dublin have won ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio The legislature's back for four weeks. Here's what's going on The Northwest Territories' politicians are back in action at the legislature for the next four weeks, starting on Thursday afternoon. As usual, those weeks will be a mixture of cabinet members introducing new or amended government programs and services ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Heritage Fund not keeping up with inflation, gov't borrows money to feed it ... gold standard for accounts like these, especially by many N.W.T. politicians. Testart, Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly, Yellowknife North MLA Cory Vanthuyne and former finance minister Michael Miltenberger have all pointed to that fund in recent ...

Introduced legislation Government Bill 30, Health Statutes Amendment Act (Cremation Services)