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MLA for Hay River North

Won his last election, in 2019, by acclaimation.


Yesterday

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 29-December 5, 2022 Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 29-December 5, 2022  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Overlap and confusion are arts funding obstacles, report finds Overlap and confusion are arts funding obstacles, report finds  

This week

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Education Minister launches Youth Forum on Education in the NWT Education Minister launches Youth Forum on Education in the NWT  

Posted on Twitter The Youth Forum on Education will empower youth to get involved, have a voice and be change-makers in their schools… https://t.co/3inPU7Iyrb

A week ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief blasts N.W.T. gov't for lack of communication after school renovation scrapped Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief blasts N.W.T. gov't for lack of communication after school renovation scrapped  

Mentioned by CBC.ca Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief blasts N.W.T. gov't for lack of communication after school renovation scrapped Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief blasts N.W.T. gov't for lack of communication after school renovation scrapped  

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 15-21, 2022 Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 15-21, 2022  

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories GNWT releases recommendations from arts funding review GNWT releases recommendations from arts funding review  

Posted on Twitter The release of this review is a step towards further supporting a vibrant, sustainable creative sector in the NWT t… https://t.co/JQ8hzYEN40

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 8-14, 2022 Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of November 8-14, 2022  

Mentioned by NNSL Media Clocks change tonight to mark end of Daylight Saving Time Clocks change tonight to mark end of Daylight Saving Time  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT divided on which seasonal time change is best NWT divided on which seasonal time change is best  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 794-19(2): Plain Language Summary for Bill 65: Builder's Lien Act Tabled Document 795-19(2): Plain Language Summary for Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Day Care Act Tabled Document 796-19(2): Northwest Territories Coroner Service 2021 Annual Report Madam Speaker, I wish to table the following three documents: Plain Language Summary for Bill 65, Builder's Lien Act; Plain Language Summary for Bill 68, An ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 65: Builder's Lien Act, Carried Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, that Bill 65, Builder's Lien Act, be read for the second time. This bill ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 1300-19(2): Integrated Service Delivery Thank you, Madam Speaker. And I wish I could commit to that. You know, I've spoken about that for years. But that's another area that we ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, Carried Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife South, that Bill 68, An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, be read for ...

Posted on Twitter The safety and wellbeing of NWT residents is a priority for the GNWT. We working to identify procedural and operati… https://t.co/TLxAd7zgKI

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 289-19(2): Strengthening Our Northern Workforce Madam Speaker, as employment levels reach historic heights, tight labour markets are being experienced across the Northwest Territories and Canada. To address labour shortages, the Government ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 65: Builder's Lien Act Madam Speaker, I wish to present to the House Bill 65, Builder's Lien Act, to be read for the first time. Thank you.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 61: An Act to Amend the Ombud Act, Carried Thank you, Madam Speaker. Cabinet will be abstaining from this vote. I have looked at the bill; there's nothing objectionable in there but we need to ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 68: An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act Madam Speaker, I wish to present to the House Bill 68, An Act to Amend the Child Daycare Act, to be read for the first time. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 1289-19(2): Education Act Modernization Thank you, Madam Speaker. So it sounds like we're on a new line of questioning here about how the GNWT is working with Indigenous governments for ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 1288-19(2): Daylight Saving Time Thank you, Madam Speaker. I wish. Unfortunately, there's likely going to be at least one or two or three more time changes. Of course, we've recently ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 63: An Act to Amend the Official Languages Act, Carried Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, that Bill 63, An Act to Amend the Official Languages Act, be read for ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 782-19(2): Plain Language Summary for Bill 63: An Act to Amend the Official Languages Act Tabled Document 783-19(2): 2021 - 2202 Annual Report on Official Languages Administration of the Northwest Territories Tabled Document 784-19(2): Administration of the Northwest Territories Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act Annual Report 2021-2022 Madam Speaker, I wish to table the following three documents: Plain Language Summary for Bill 63, An Act to Amend the Official Languages Act; 2021-2022 Annual ...

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories R.J. Simpson: Strengthening Our Northern Workforce R.J. Simpson: Strengthening Our Northern Workforce  

Posted on Twitter To address labour shortages, the Government of the Northwest Territories is working to strengthen our northern work… https://t.co/1aJSYBPHWM

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Private bill introduced to change Great Slave riding name to Tindee Private bill introduced to change Great Slave riding name to Tindee  

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Through our commitment to language revitalization, we will realize our shared vision of a territory where Indigenou… https://t.co/R9sPze6ldg

Posted on Twitter As we access more data over the next few years, further analysis will provide a more comprehensive assessment of th… https://t.co/UpPTfjnOMX

Posted on Twitter Congrats to all the winners! Obtaining an apprenticeship, trade or occupation certification in the NWT can lead to… https://t.co/SeX4OADyK5

Posted on Twitter I had a great time yesterday at the grand opening of École Itłʼǫ̀. Thanks to our collaboration with @yk1_schools, w… https://t.co/yNh7DwvCkT

Posted on Twitter The GNWT is committed to providing the best education possible to all residents and continues to look at options fo… https://t.co/fS5X5D7db8

Posted on Twitter No NWT region is the same. The only way to enhance employment and training opportunities in small communities is to… https://t.co/Uu2PasjZ26

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #149 on Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022

Voted Yes on Vote #144 on Bill 27, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021

Voted Yes on Vote #143 on Bill 26, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021

Voted Yes on Vote #142 on Bill 20, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act

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

Introduced legislation Government Bill 20, an Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 19, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 18, An Act to Amend the Legal Profession Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 17, An Act to Amend the Corrections Act

Posted on Facebook Below is a link to the member statement I made on Friday, August 23rd, 2019, the last sitting day of the 18th Legislative Assembly prior to dissolution. (VOTE! link) View post

Posted on Facebook On August 20, 2019, I made a statement in the Legislative Assembly recognizing Buffalo Joe McBryan and his inducted into the Order of the Northwest Territories. (Buffalo Joe McBryan’s induction into the Order of the Northwest Territories link) View post

Posted on Facebook On Thursday, August 15, 2019 in the Legislative Assembly I made a statement and asked questions to the Minister of Education about the proposed school bus fees in ... (Proposed school bus fees in Hay River link) View post

Posted on Facebook On August 12, 2019 I made a statement and asked questions in the Legislative Assembly about the state of the health care system in Hay River. (Health Care in Hay River link) View post

Posted on Facebook (Economic Development & Environment | Legislative Assembly of The Northwest Territories link) View post

Posted on Facebook (Economic Development & Environment | Legislative Assembly of The Northwest Territories link) View post

Posted on Facebook On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm, the Standing Committee on Economic Development and Environment will hold a number of public hearings on Bill 46: Public Lands ... (Economic Development & Environment | Legislative Assembly of The Northwest Territories link) View post

Posted on Facebook A number of people have contacted me today to try to find out what is happening with the Zoo (aka the old Hay River Hotel). Unfortunately, I was ... View post

Posted on Facebook Mon June 17 at 10:55am: Alberta Emergency Alert just issued an evacuation order for Indian Cabins. Residents of the area ordered to evacuate north on hwy 35 to ... ( Photo link) View post

Posted on Facebook (Mackenzie County link) View post