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MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes

Won his last election, in 2015, with 60% of the vote.


Today

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT, spending big on infrastructure, says it'll reduce cost of living On Friday, Finance Minister Robert C McLeod told the legislature the new capital plan would direct $118 million to highways, $93 million to social infrastructure, $42 million to energy projects, $29 million to community governments, and $62 million to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca How will Canadians buy pot? It depends where they live Cannabis sales will be run by the Northwest Territories Liquor and Cannabis Commission, though the government has now said it will open the retail market to private entrepreneurs. Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod released the regulations for cannabis ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT not following other provinces in carbon tax fight with Ottawa But the Northwest Territories doesn't want to risk the federal government imposing its own tax and is sitting this fight out, Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod said Friday in the Legislative Assembly. "The federal government is implementing this ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 240-18(3): Northern Employee Benefits Services (Nebs) Pension Plan Annual Report For The Year Ended December 31, 2017 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following three documents entitled "Report on the Staff Retention Policy for 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018;" ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 373-18(3): Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, the NWT signed on to the Clean Growth and Climate Change Framework. Carbon pricing is actually an element of that. We didn't sign on ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 94-18(3): Fiscal And Economic Update Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I want to take this opportunity to update Members on our fiscal and economic situation and some of our ongoing ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 372-18(3): Capital Planning Process Mr. Speaker, as much as I agree with the Member on the importance of employment in the small communities and I think, through a number of ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 377-18(3): Impact Of Generation Equipment Failure Mr. Speaker, the insurance is expected to cover some of the costs associated with equipment failure, including the need to increase diesel consumption. We do have ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT not following other provinces in carbon tax fight with Ottawa But the Northwest Territories doesn't want to risk the federal government imposing its own tax and is sitting this fight out, Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod said Friday in the Legislative Assembly. "The federal government is implementing this ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Want to open a cannabis store in the NWT? Here's what you need to know Any budding entrepreneurs in the Northwest Territories will need to complete a six-step process involving an in-depth review of their finances and personal history if they want to get in on the legal cannabis market. Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod ...

This week

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 221-18(3): Follow-Up Letter For Oral Question 331-18(3): Fire Prevention In The Mackenzie Delta Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following seven documents entitled "Capital Estimates, 2019-2020," "Government of the Northwest Territories Response to Committee Report 6-18(3): Report on ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 358-18(3): Special Leave Policies For GNWT Employees Special leave already exists to address various circumstances. The managers, as I said in responding to question number one, the managers are paid to manage and ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 362-18(3): 2030 Climate Change Strategic Framework I am glad that the Member mentioned roads, because when you have roads, if have you very good quality roads like they enjoy in the southern ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Cannabis, carbon tax and college: Spring leftovers linger as NWT MLAs return to legislature The fall session of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly begins this week, and there's a lot of unresolved business for MLAs leftover from the spring. With a year to go until the next election, the fall sitting comes during a busy time for ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cannabis, carbon tax and college: Spring leftovers linger as N.W.T. ... With a year to go until the next election, the fall sitting comes during a busy time for politics in the territory. CBC North's N.W.T Legislature reporter Alex Brockman ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce funding to fight climate change and save money for ... Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, joined the Minister of Infrastructure, Wally Schumann, and the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Robert C. McLeod, to announce a federal investment of over $23 ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Cabin Radio's great big NWT cannabis buying FAQ Wonder no more. Here's what you need to know about buying cannabis in the NWT. ... You will be able to buy cannabis online through a website to be launched by the newly renamed NWT Liquor and Cannabis Commission. To be very clear: it's ... Finance ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca More details on legal cannabis in the NWT coming later today The Northwest Territories government is releasing more information about how legal cannabis will be sold in the territory. Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod will be presenting information about cannabis sales at a public government committee meeting at ...

Mentioned by Global Mining Review IDM Mining secures environmental assessment certificate for Red Mountain gold project Last Friday, IDM Mining Ltd. (IDM) announced that British Columbian Provincial Government Ministers: George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources issued an ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio NWT launches two new Indigenous employment programs “These new initiatives … will help achieve our commitment to a having a public service that is representative of the peoples it serves,” Finance Minister Robert C McLeod said in remarks quoted in Tuesday's news release. ... Indigenous Aboriginal is ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 348-18(3): Affirmative Action Policy and Human Resource Planning There are a couple of programs. A new gateway program is being rolled out to support more training positions within the GNWT, a regional recruitment program ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Tabled Document 210-18(3): Inter-activity Transfers Exceeding $250,000 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018) Tabled Document 211-18(3): 2030 NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the following two documents entitled "Inter-activity Transfers Exceeding $250,000 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018)" ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Minister's Statement 88-18(3): Climate Change Strategic Framework Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories made a mandate commitment to develop a territorial climate change strategy that takes into ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 351-18(3): Fee Increases and Land Transfer Tax The Member did mention that this was Friday. We're working with the department to see what we can do. Of course, we have to listen to ...

Introduced legislation Government Bill 23, Supplementary Appropriation Act, Operations Expenditures, No. 2, 2018-2019

Introduced legislation Government Bill 22, Supplementary Appropriation Act, Infrastructures Expenditures, No. 2, 2018-2019

Introduced legislation Government Bill 19, An Act to Amend the Revolving Funds Act

Introduced legislation Government Bill 12, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operation Expenditures), No. 1, 2018-2019

Introduced legislation Government Bill 11, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operation Expenditures), No. 4, 2017-2018

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

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill 27, An Act to Amend the Environmental Protection Act

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill 27, An Act to Amend the Environmental Protection Act