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MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes

Won her last election, in 2023, with 72% of the vote.

Two months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 153-20(1): Dialysis Access in Inuvik Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I want to be clear. Diabetes is a disease on its own. Kidney disease is a separate disease. It affects …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 150-20(1): Diabetes Support Services Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Yes, I think Yellowknife has the dialysis for people that are in kidney failure, and I believe that the last -- last …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 148-20(1): Healthcare in Small NWT Communities Thank you. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I thank the Member for raising this. In the small communities, we -- you know, we tend to …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I'd like to recognize Shirley Elias. She's a constituent of mine. She's also one of our interpreters. And I'd also …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 141-20(1): Primary Healthcare Waitlist Thank you, Member, for the question. And after our back and forth on this question the last time, I did try to get more and more …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 135-20(1): Gender Affirming Healthcare Sorry, Mr. Speaker. We are continuing to work with Alberta in -- there's -- nothing has changed, and I want -- I think that's the thing …

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada Dental care increases medical travel, need for beds in Yellowknife Dental care increases medical travel, need for beds in Yellowknife  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 124-20(1): Extended Health Benefits Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, as I mentioned before, this is not taking away benefits from anybody who was previously covered. In the previous policy, …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 123-20(1): Healthy Living in Northwest Territories Communities Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I mean, I can -- we have health centres. We have staff within those health centres. We have community health …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 118-20(1): Pharmacists' Scope of Practice Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And thank you to the Member for the question. An advisory committee has been established with the pharmacists appointed by the NWT …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 24-20(1): Health Human Resources Recruitment and Retention Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories continues to work to address the national shortage of health care professionals that has led to service reductions …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Lesa Semmler: Health Human Resources Recruitment and Retention Lesa Semmler: Health Human Resources Recruitment and Retention  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 111-20(1): Provision of Health Services to Nunavut Clients Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I'd like to thank the Member for a lot of these questions because I don't go that far down into …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 110-20(1): Review and Evaluation of Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority Governance Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, my intentions is to have the report, you know, and then there will -- my understanding there's recommendations in there. …

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Lesa Semmler: Weaving Our Wisdom Lesa Semmler: Weaving Our Wisdom  

Mentioned by CBC.ca No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says  

Mentioned by Eye on the Arctic No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says  

Mentioned by amp.cbc.ca No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio 'No layoffs' as Covid-19 funding ends, says health minister 'No layoffs' as Covid-19 funding ends, says health minister  

Mentioned by CBC.ca No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says No plans for hospital lay-offs as COVID-era funding ends, N.W.T. health minister says  

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Lesa Semmler: Shared Health Priorities Agreement with Federal Government Lesa Semmler: Shared Health Priorities Agreement with Federal Government  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio What does the NWT get from $36M in new federal health funding? What does the NWT get from $36M in new federal health funding?  

Mentioned by CityNews Ottawa Federal government and Northwest Territories sign $36 million in health-care deals Federal government and Northwest Territories sign $36 million in health-care deals  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio GNWT will meet with City of Yellowknife to discuss street outreach GNWT will meet with City of Yellowknife to discuss street outreach  

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #135 on Bill 16, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act

Voted Yes on Vote #134 on Bill 14, An Act to Amend the Securities Act

Voted Yes on Vote #133 on Bill 13, An Act to Amend the Interpretation Act

Voted Yes on Vote #132 on Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupational Certification Act

Voted Yes on Vote #72 on Bill 11, Legislative Assembly Standardization Act

Voted Yes on Vote #65 on Motion 12-19(2): Revocation of Appointment to the Executive Council, Carried