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MLA for Nahendeh

Won his last election, in 2015, with 30% of the vote.


A month ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Health Centre Practices regarding Acetaminophen Thank you, Mr. Speaker. About a month ago my colleague from Mackenzie Delta talked about healthcare in our small communities. He mentioned something that I've heard ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 700-18(3): Health Centre Practices regarding Acetaminophen I thank the Minister for that education. I didn't know nurses were, you know, licensed. I never knew that, but I thank him for that answer ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 125-18(3): Tabled Document 237-18(3): Independent Commission to Review Members' Benefits and Compensation 2018 Report on Members' Compensation and Benefits - Health and Dental Benefits for Constituency Assistants, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I, too, will be supporting this motion. What we are looking at for a full-time person is about $3,200 a year up, ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Appreciation for Hospital Care Mr. Speaker, when family members or you require medical care, it is often a very stressful and pressure-filled time of uncertainty. During these times, we are ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 116-18(3): Concurrence of Tabled Document 388-18(3): Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2019-2020, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I move that consideration of Tabled Document 388-18(3), Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2019-2020, now be concluded, and that Tabled Document ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 693-18(3): Positive Feedback for Health and Social Services Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Throughout my term as a Nahendeh MLA, I have had the opportunity to hear stories, positive and negative in nature, about the ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Bill 44: Forest Act Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I am just going to read a summary from the Dehcho First Nation, which is five of the communities that I represent. ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 688-18(3): Medical Travel Boarding Home Concerns Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I think the Minister for these answers. So a dietician is in place. I'm assuming, and I don't want to assume, so ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Long-Term Care in Fort Simpson Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Long-term care facilities provide an essential and critical service to our elders population, along with society as a whole. Long-term care facilities, ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Question 681-18(3): Medical Travel Boarding Home Concerns Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I appreciate the answers from the Minister. I am looking forward to, hopefully, him sharing who that new person is so that ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Irene and Angus McLeod Retirement Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Today I have the privilege of congratulating Irene and Angus McLeod of Fort Liard as they are celebrating a combined 75 years ...

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Committee Motion 96-18(3): Standing Committee on Government Operations Report on the Review of the 2018 Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Northwest Territories (Child and Family Services) - Gaps in Screening and Reviews, Carried Thank you, Mr. Chair. I support this motion; however, I am a little concerned that it reports to the Committee on Government Operations instead of the ...

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill 42, An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Tax Act

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT ministers of health, infrastructure to face possible ouster this week The fates of two N.W.T. ministers hang in the balance after MLAs Kieron Testart and Shane Thompson provided a notice of motion to kick them out of cabinet Monday. The notices come after Health and Social Services Minister Glen Abernethy and ...

Mentioned by Cabin Radio The legislature's back for four weeks. Here's what's going on The Northwest Territories' politicians are back in action at the legislature for the next four weeks, starting on Thursday afternoon. As usual, those weeks will be a mixture of cabinet members introducing new or amended government programs and services ...

Mentioned by Tweed Daily News (press release) Elderly put in danger as nurses 'pulled in every direction' FAMILIES who fear their loved ones in aged care are being neglected as they wait up to 40 minutes for assistance, want to see more staff employed immediately. Nurses and residents working at the Bupa Aged Care Pottsville Beach facility protested on ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Wrigley mother calls for change after 2-month-old waits days for medical care Nahendeh MLA Shane Thompson reached out to Clillie after multiple people tagged him in the post's comments, asking if she would like to take the issue up with the N.W.T.'s health minister. Thompson said his office has already contacted the minister's ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Wrigley mother calls for change after 2-month-old waits days for medical care Nahendeh MLA Shane Thompson reached out to Clillie after multiple people tagged him in the post's comments, asking if she would like to take the issue up with the N.W.T.'s health minister. Thompson said his office has already contacted the minister's ...

Mentioned by Covington News Shane's Rib Shack thanks the men and women behind the badge Founder and CEO Shane Thompson said. ... “On behalf of NASMM, I am pleased to welcome New Phase Senior Move Management to NASMM's family of premier Senior Move Management providers,” Mary Kay Buysse, NASMM's executive director, said.

Mentioned by CHAT News Today Three people dead after small plane goes down in Northwest Territories FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. — The Transportation Safety Board says three people have died in a light plane crash at a remote Northwest Territories lake known for its spectacular scenery. TSB spokesman Chris Krepski says a Cessna 206 plane operated by Simpson ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net 'Who killed Theresa?' Several dignitaries attended the funeral, including the lieutenant-governor Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, Premier Brian Gallant and Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien. At the end of the service, officers lifted the Canadian flags off of Costello's and Burns's ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net New evacs on northern fires Several dignitaries attended the funeral, including the lieutenant-governor Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, Premier Brian Gallant and Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien. At the end of the service, officers lifted the Canadian flags off of .... Band councils, based ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Thousands to attend funeral Damien Healy, a media spokesman for the N.W.T. Health Department, says the male pilot and a female passenger were flown to the Fort Simpson Health Centre, but were not hurt. "Both survivors were assessed free of injuries by the physician and community ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net 'Four of 12 will not make it' Damien Healy, a media spokesman for the N.W.T. Health Department, says the male pilot and a female passenger were flown to the Fort Simpson Health Centre, but were not hurt. "Both survivors were assessed free of injuries by the physician and community ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Wandering bison killed Damien Healy, a media spokesman for the N.W.T. Health Department, says the male pilot and a female passenger were flown to the Fort Simpson Health Centre, but were not hurt. "Both survivors were assessed free of injuries by the physician and community ...

Posted on Twitter As well, I would like to thank all the cooks who provided us with amazing food in each community we visited.

Posted on Twitter While another successful Minister's tour in the Nahendeh. I would like to thank Minister R.C. McLeod, Deputy Mini… https://t.co/2vLN7Br5Dp

Posted on Twitter Another amazing meeting with Jean Marie River First Nations' Chief, Council and residents. A lot of great discuss… https://t.co/avqMhiXkHe

Posted on Twitter Meeting with the Pehdzeh Ki First Nation Chief and Council and Minister R.C. McLeod and staff. Alot of great discu… https://t.co/gR33qg2OMm

Posted on Twitter Meeting with Nahanni Butte -Chief and Council with Minister R.C. McLeod and his staff. Thank you for the meeting. https://t.co/JcaZEux7jT

Posted on Twitter What a busy and productive day. Meeting with chief and council in Nahanni Butte with Minister McLeod and his staff… https://t.co/SQBmSPjckj

Posted on Twitter Good morning, off to Wrigley this morning with Minister R.C. McLeod for the Nahendeh Regional Tour. Looking forwa… https://t.co/n4BCGzUSXj

Posted on Twitter Good morning, off to tour three treatment centres and one correction facility with the HSS Minister and SCOSD. Looking forward to the trip.

Posted on Twitter What an amazing two weeks. Got to visit Jean Marie River, Sambaa K'e and Fort Liard. Great people to represent. Thank for your time.

Posted on Twitter Good morning Nahendeh. Weather permitting, we are off to Sambaa K'e this morning. Looking forward to chatting with the residents.

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