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MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes

Won her last election, in 2019, with 76% of the vote.


Two weeks ago

Mentioned by NNSL Media Health minister breached public health order while premier misled MLAs on complaint, says Nunakput MLA Health minister breached public health order while premier misled MLAs on complaint, says Nunakput MLA  

Mentioned by CBC.ca N.W.T. MLA alleges health minister breached COVID-19 rules, asks for investigation N.W.T. MLA alleges health minister breached COVID-19 rules, asks for investigation  

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by NNSL Media 30 years to widen Dempster doesn’t cut it, says MLA Lesa Semmler 30 years to widen Dempster doesn’t cut it, says MLA Lesa Semmler  

A month ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Dempster Highway Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The Dempster Highway plays an important role for Inuvik. In fact, it's the lifeline to the Beaufort-Delta. Over the years, we have ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 335-19(2): Dempster Highway Upgrades Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Will the Minister commit that she will continue to fight for more money so that our highway can be done from Inuvik ...

Voted Yes on Vote #43 on Bill 10, Temporary Variation of Statutory Time Periods (COVID-19 Pandemic Measures) Act

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Report Of The Committee Of The Whole Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Your committee has been considering Bill 10, Temporary Variation of Statutory Time Periods (COVID-19 Pandemic Measures) Act; Committee Report 1-19(2), Standing Committee ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Impacts of COVID-19 on Seniors Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I will repeat it again: June is Senior Citizens' Month, and June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Today, I would ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 332-19(2): Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Seniors Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Yes, I appreciate that the department is taking that serious and I know that the workers in the long-term care really care ...

Voted Yes on Vote #41 on Bill 8, Supplementary Appropriations Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2020-2021

Voted Yes on Vote #40 on Bill 9, Supplementary Appropriations Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2020-2021

Mentioned by NNSL Media EDITORIAL: Canadian racism is far worse than the American brand EDITORIAL: Canadian racism is far worse than the American brand  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 317-19(2): COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Funds for Education Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would like to ask the Minister of ECE to collaborate with ITI. I know that there was money available for supplies. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Report Of The Committee Of The Whole Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Your committee has been considering Tabled Document 130-19(2), Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures) No. 2, 2020-2021, and Tabled Document 137-19(2), Supplementary Estimates (Operations ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Congratulations to 2020 Graduates Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Today, my community is celebrating the achievement of the 2020 graduating class of East Three Secondary School by holding an outdoor ceremony ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT campgrounds website struggles to cope on opening day NWT campgrounds website struggles to cope on opening day  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 309-19(2): Ability to Use Parks without Online Reservations Just to the Minister's comments, the five nights, most of the people in my region, in my community, who go out camping, go out camping Friday ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Report 3-19(2): Report on Long-Term Post-Pandemic Recovery: Recommendations to the GNWT Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Childcare Supports Committee supports the additional financial resources provided by ECE to licensed childcare programs and services to address costs associated with ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Report 2-19(2): Report on Long-Term Post-Pandemic Recovery: Recommendations to the GNWT Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Northwest Territories Digital Infrastructure The global response to the COVID pandemic has illustrated the vital importance of digital communications for both human ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Camping in Territorial Parks Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Since March, we have been following the rules. A lot of my constituents have been doing what they need to do, but ...

Voted Yes on Vote #29 on Bill 7, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures) 2020-2021

Mentioned by APTN News RCMP special unit in NWT still has no answers for MMIWG families RCMP special unit in NWT still has no answers for MMIWG families  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Here's why the NWT isn't getting a 'travel bubble' with Yukon Here's why the NWT isn't getting a 'travel bubble' with Yukon  

Mentioned by Northern News Services Rising waters force some Inuvik residents from their homes, MLA says Rising waters force some Inuvik residents from their homes, MLA says  

Mentioned by Northern News Services Rising waters forcing some Inuvik residents from their homes, MLA says Rising waters forcing some Inuvik residents from their homes, MLA says  

Mentioned by CBC.ca N.W.T. MLA says she's 'insulted' by lack of MMIWG action plan N.W.T. MLA says she's 'insulted' by lack of MMIWG action plan  

Mentioned by CKLB News One year later, GNWT demanded to follow MMIWG Calls to Justice One year later, GNWT demanded to follow MMIWG Calls to Justice  

Mentioned by CBC.ca Inuvik MLA says help needed for residents affected by flooding Inuvik MLA says help needed for residents affected by flooding  

Voted Yes on Vote #22 on Bill 6, An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #20 on Bill 5, Interim Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2020-2021