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MLA for Kam Lake

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.


This week

Posted on Facebook https://www.... (Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories Video link) View post

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Posted on Facebook Team NT had genuine Mackenzie Valley fur in its last two Arctic Winter Games uniforms and this important detail speaks to our shared heritage and the importance of ... (4-time Northern Olympian calls for fur on Canada's Olympic uniform | CBC News link) View post

Posted on Facebook 29 years ago today there was a massacre at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Since 1991 Canadians from coast to coast to coast have taken part in the ... ( Photo link) View post

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Posted on Twitter I'm grateful for Dr. Firth for bringing this issue national attention and support her 100%. The NWT has the talent,… https://t.co/UaTHZrvzMo

A week ago

Posted on Facebook It was my pleasure to serve our elders at the annual Senior's Tea! They are the bedrock of our communities. Thank you to all of the organizers and ... (Photos from Kieron Testart's post Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook I want to first off thank Ollie for the tough questions! It was my pleasure to take time to answer them. As everyone knows, parties are all but ... View post

Posted on Twitter Party, slate, team, coalition... it doesn't matter what it's called as long as it gets results to fix our broken sy… https://t.co/42o5U8VzXy

Mentioned by Cabin Radio 'Shared platform' for 2019 election – but it's not a party Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart will launch a “shared platform” for the 2019 territorial election, with the aim of a candidate in every riding representing a common set of policies under one name. However, Testart denied the concept amounts to a political ...

Posted on Twitter Trimming the tree with the family and enjoying some holiday cheer! #christmas2018 #christmastree🎄 https://t.co/eLYs3pGaap

Posted on Facebook How Long Can We Wait for Responsible Government in the NWT? (full text version of the Op-ed published by NNSL) When MLA candidates took to the election campaign ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook At 1:55pm today the GNWT will be live testing the Alert Ready system. You should receive an alert, please keep in mind that this is a test. Alert ... (NWT Alert Ready Testing - November 28, 2018 | Government of Northwest Territories link) View post

Posted on Twitter NWT Alert Ready testing https://t.co/U3cbvJPGhT

Posted on Twitter At 1:55pm today the GNWT will be live testing the Alert Ready system. You should receive an alert, please keep in m… https://t.co/Euzc1vytBy

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter 2/2 I want to commend and celebrate your success! Know that there is always someone willing to lend an ear or a he… https://t.co/y5Or5Ny8nx

Posted on Twitter 1/2 Addictions are complicated. Please, if you or someone you know/care for is in need of help or an ear contact 7… https://t.co/su0lYvdWeT

Posted on Twitter Magical evening at the Yellowknife's #santaclaus🎅 parade! Wonderful to see so many people come out to enjoy the eve… https://t.co/hBqtzpi4F9

Posted on Twitter It's great to be at the 46th annual Geoscience Forum. Geoscience is the foundation of our natural resources and the… https://t.co/irWiniUKWe

Posted on Twitter It's great to be at the 46th annual Geosciene Forum. Geocience is the foundation of our natural resources and the k… https://t.co/XLkeeGEeqq

A month ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) As Indigenous patients tell 'horror stories,' minister says changes coming to NWT health care The Northwest Territories government says it's committed to making the territory's health and social services system free from prejudice, but some Indigenous people say they're still facing challenges. In June, Health and Social Services Minister Glen ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Indigenous patients tell 'horror stories,' minister says changes coming to NWT health care Testart told the Legislative Assembly he's heard "horror stories" from Indigenous residents across the N.W.T. and that it's "disheartening to hear about the instances of misdiagnosis and neglect." Especially in communities, he said many people are told ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, it has been nearly 100 years since the end of the First World War. Around the world, it is known as Armistice Day, Memorial ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 488-18(3): Prime Fur Bonus Program I agree with the Minister. It's a great program, but it's really important that we pay our trappers on time, and I know that with my ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Two NWT cabinet ministers survive non-confidence votes Two NWT cabinet ministers survive non-confidence votes. TOPICS:Ministers survive. Photo courtesy of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories - Facebook page ... Wally Schumann keeps his portfolios as Infrastructure Minister and Minister of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT Health and Infrastructure ministers feel vindicated, plan to stay the course. The Northwest Territories government will continue on with few changes as two embattled cabinet ministers comfortably survived non-confidence votes in the N.W.T. Legislative Assembly Wednesday. Health Minister Glen Abernethy ... He felt that the ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT gov't accused of prioritizing private business over communities during MTS cargo update Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart pressed Schumann and his assistant deputy minister, John Vandenberg, about the private contracts and their impact on the cancellations Wednesday morning, shortly before Schumann faced a non-confidence vote in the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would like to recognize two members of the Kam Lake constituency: Mr. Todd Parsons, president of the Union of Northern Workers ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 85-18(3): Bill 20: Ombud Act - Deleting subclause 15(1) and substituting the following, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, the Standing Committee on Government Operations developed this amendment based on its consultations and the feedback we received from the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 23-18(3): Revocation of the Appointment of the Honourable Member for Hay River South, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Speaker. It brings me no great pleasure in bringing forward this motion to revoke the appointment of the honourable Member for Hay River ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Motion 24-18(3): Revocation of Appointment of the Honourable Member for Great Slave to the Executive Council, Defeated Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I stand in support of this motion because I believe the Department of Health and Social Services has made mistakes, mistakes that ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 84-18(3): Committee Report 10-18(3): Standing Committee on Government Operations Report on the Review of Bill 20: Ombudsperson Act - Investigations by the Ombud of Tlicho Community Services Agency, Carried Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Chair, the Standing Committee on Government Operations is pleased to speak to Bill 20, the Ombud Act. It began its consultations ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 87-18(3): Bill 20: Ombud Act - Deleting subclause 17(3) and substituting the following, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I hope that this amendment can shed some light to the exchange that my honourable friends from Thebacha and Frame Lake just ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters Thank you, Mr. Chair. Yesterday the Standing Committee on Government Operations reported on its review of Bill 20 as a substantive report. That report was read ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 483-18(3): Union of Northern Workers and Government of the Northwest Territories Negotiations Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I'm hoping to ask the Minister of Finance some questions around the collective bargaining to put some fears at rest ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 88-13(3): Bill 20: Ombud Act - Amended in subclause 37(1), Carried Merci, Monsieur le president. [English translation not provided]

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 83-18(3): Committee Report 10-18(3): Standing Committee on Government Operations Report on the Review of Bill 20: Ombudsperson Act - Public Awareness Campaign for Opening of the Office of the Ombud, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I move that this Assembly recommends that the Minister responsible for Public Engagement and Transparency work closely with the Office of the ...

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 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 CBC.ca NWT gov't accused of prioritizing private business over communities during MTS cargo update During a Wednesday update on cargo being shipped to three communities affected by a government barge cancellation, N.W.T. government officials faced accusations that the shipping issues were partially caused by prioritizing private contracts. ... Kam ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Illegal tour operators in NWT under control, says tourism minister The minister responsible for tourism in the Northwest Territories says the government is doing more to combat illegal tour operators, but insists the problem is under control. Wally Schumann, the infrastructure, tourism and investment minister, faced ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Illegal tour operators in NWT under control, says tourism minister ... the Northwest Territories says the government is doing more to combat illegal tour operators, but insists the problem is under control. Wally Schumann, the infrastructure, tourism and investment minister, faced questioning from Kam Lake MLA Kieron ...

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill 14, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

Voted Yes on Vote #67 on Bill 14, Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #11 on Bill 4, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2018-2019

Voted Yes on Vote #10 on Bill 3, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018

Voted Yes on Vote #15 on Bill 2, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018

Voted Yes on Vote #4 on Bill 2, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2017-2018