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MLA for Hay River North

Won his last election, in 2019, by acclaimation.


A week ago

Posted on Twitter The GNWT is looking for individuals from the Dehcho, North Slave, South Slave, and Tłı̨chǫ regions with a passion f… https://t.co/28EmOttRes

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories ECE announces inductees to 2021-22 NWT Education Hall of Fame ECE announces inductees to 2021-22 NWT Education Hall of Fame  

Posted on Twitter I’m so pleased to congratulate the inductees of the NWT Education Hall of Fame. Their contributions to education wi… https://t.co/yoLDa3CHFj

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of June 21-27, 2022 Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of June 21-27, 2022  

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Aurora College Transformation Quarterly Report Highlights Site Selection Criteria and What's Next Aurora College Transformation Quarterly Report Highlights Site Selection Criteria and What's Next  

Posted on Twitter Making sure NWT residents are kept updated with transformation is important to ensure transparency and accountabili… https://t.co/NAxEir50QA

Posted on Twitter Have your say on the GNWT’s development of missing persons legislation. Make sure your voice is heard and take the… https://t.co/HB3vQ44wBa

Posted on Twitter The GNWT is asking the public for their comments on proposed amendments to the NWT Child Day Care Act to support tr… https://t.co/TtSkzqesVY

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Drug decriminalization in B.C. 'an invitation to rejoin society', says former Yellowknifer Drug decriminalization in B.C. 'an invitation to rejoin society', says former Yellowknifer  

Mentioned by CBC.ca Yellowknife City Council signs memo for university on Tin Can Hill Yellowknife City Council signs memo for university on Tin Can Hill  

A month ago

Mentioned by Government of Northwest Territories Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of June 7-13, 2022 Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of June 7-13, 2022  

Posted on Twitter @DreamFly88 Thanks for flagging, Leonie. It should work now :)

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Fort Smith running low on RCMP officers, MLA says Fort Smith running low on RCMP officers, MLA says  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio GNWT yet to set childcare fee increase cap for year ahead GNWT yet to set childcare fee increase cap for year ahead  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Should the NWT refuse to host future royal visits? Should the NWT refuse to host future royal visits?  

Posted on Twitter The Child Support Recalculation Service will be a free service available to families with eligible child support or… https://t.co/7p3niR8UTy

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'You must explain to the public': Prosecutor criticized after RCMP assault charges stayed 'You must explain to the public': Prosecutor criticized after RCMP assault charges stayed  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recorded Vote In favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 40: An Act to Amend the Medical Profession Act, Carried In favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Oral Question 1143-19(2): Infrastructure Issues at Ecole Boreale Thank you, Mr. Speaker. So currently there is nothing on the books to build a new permanent facility at Ecole Boreale. As the MLA, I advocated ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 54: Supplementary Appropriations Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2022-2023, Carried In favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 261-19(2): Acknowledging Education Hall of Fame Inductees and 2022 Grade 12 Graduates Mr. Speaker, as another school year comes to a close for students across the Northwest Territories, I would like to recognize this year's graduates. Whether they ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recognition Of Visitors In The Gallery (reversion) Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And I also want to recognize my former colleague, former Premier Bob McLeod. And now being on this side of the House ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 55: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2022-2023, Carried Favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recorded Vote In favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Oral Question 1124-19(2): Location of Headquarters of Future Polytechnic University Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The City of Yellowknife, ECE, and Aurora College have been working together to, you know, identify a site for the future polytechnic ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Oral Question 1126-19(2): Location of Future Yellowknife Polytechnic University Campus Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and I understand the Member's frustration. Sometimes the rumour mill gets ahead of government and before there are decisions made, before all ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Students at École Boréale can bear the stench no longer Students at École Boréale can bear the stench no longer  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio What the NWT's education minister says about a Tin Can Hill campus What the NWT's education minister says about a Tin Can Hill campus  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Recorded Vote In favour.

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Oral Question 1124-19(2): Location of Headquarters of Future Polytechnic University Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The City of Yellowknife, ECE, and Aurora College have been working together to, you know, identify a site for the future polytechnic ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter The NWT Official Languages Act is a vital piece of legislation that aids in the legal protection of the territory’s… https://t.co/XlfGxsbYRC

Posted on Twitter Applications for Student Financial Assistance (SFA) are due by June 30. Through SFA, the GNWT offers full-time and… https://t.co/DaHTtXbUNL

Posted on Twitter Today on #RedDressDay, my thoughts are with the survivors and families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, gi… https://t.co/K1mZuZvJdh

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