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MLA for Nahendeh

Won his last election, in 2023, with 35% of the vote.

Two months ago

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 154-20(1): Eulogy for Isadore Simon Today is going to be very hard for me, as I do a celebration of life for Isadore Simon. I was very fortunate to call him …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 142-20(1): Eulogy for Vincent James Bertrand Ladies and gentlemen, with a deep heart I will be doing this eulogy. Vincent James Bertrand was born in Yellowknife on September 4th, 1985, to parents …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 129-20(1): 2024 Arctic Winter Games Good afternoon, colleagues. As we are all aware, the Arctic Winter Games were held in the Mat-Su Valley in Alaska. The Games will mostly take place …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 116-20(1): Eulogy for Darcy Lafferty Colleagues, Darcy Lafferty was born on August 12, 1968. Unfortunately, on November 19, 2023, we said goodbye to Darcy Lafferty who lost his battle with cancer. …

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Shane Thompson opts for the no-nonsense approach Shane Thompson opts for the no-nonsense approach  

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 103-20(1): Fort Liard Snowboard Program 2024 Colleagues, when you think about snowboarding, you think about mountain, ski resorts, but it is a sport that has taking hold in the Northwest Territories. It …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 85-20(1): Paul Stipdonk Memorial Soccer Tournament Good afternoon, Members. Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Paul Stipdonk Memorial Soccer Tournament. It was the second time since the pandemic …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 74-20(1): NWT Parks and Recreation Association On-the-Land Award Winners Good afternoon, colleagues. Today I am honoured to recognize the NWT Recreation and Parks Association On-the-Land Award winners Ashley Okrainec, Megan Okrainec, and Rosa Wright from …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Prayer Before we get started, I'd like to recognize one of my favorite little guys, Finnigan Gosselin who I got to have supper with -- no, it …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 62-20(1): Chief John Baptiste Cazon Building Good morning, Members of the Legislative Assembly. On Friday, January 26th, I had the opportunity to attend the name of the ECE building in Fort Simpson. …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 53-20(1): Liidlii Kue Elementary School Boat Purchase Good afternoon, colleagues. I would like to share with you some excited things that are happening to further develop the cultural programming in Liidlii Kue Elementary …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Member's Statement 31-20(1): Kole Crook Fiddle Association Annual Fiddle Jamboree Good afternoon, colleagues. The Kole Crook Fiddle Association held its 19th Annual Fiddle Jamboree in Fort Simpson. We witnessed 55 fiddlers from six communities across the …

Spoke in the Legislative Assembly on Prayer Good afternoon. Please join me in thanking elder Sarah Cleary for her opening words and blessing today. February is Indigenous language month and I look forward …

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Interview with minister Shane Thompson about the Suncor spill. Interview with minister Shane Thompson about the Suncor spill.  

Mentioned by My True North Now Shane Thompson and RJ Simpson Officially Appointed as Speaker and Premier Shane Thompson and RJ Simpson Officially Appointed as Speaker and Premier  

Mentioned by NNSL Media Shane Thompson the new speaker-elect of legislative assembly Shane Thompson the new speaker-elect of legislative assembly  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Live: Shane Thompson becomes speaker, is out of premier race Live: Shane Thompson becomes speaker, is out of premier race  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Live: RJ Simpson is new NWT premier, cabinet also chosen Live: RJ Simpson is new NWT premier, cabinet also chosen  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Why Shane Thompson dropped his premier bid to become speaker Why Shane Thompson dropped his premier bid to become speaker  

Mentioned by NNSL Media Shane Thompson the new speaker-elect of legislative assembly Shane Thompson the new speaker-elect of legislative assembly  

Mentioned by My True North Now MLA Shane Thompson Elected as Speaker of 20th Legislative Assembly MLA Shane Thompson Elected as Speaker of 20th Legislative Assembly  

Mentioned by Cabin Radio Live: Shane Thompson becomes speaker, is out of premier race Live: Shane Thompson becomes speaker, is out of premier race  

Mentioned by CBC.ca MLA candidates for N.W.T. premier on why their colleagues should pick them for the job MLA candidates for N.W.T. premier on why their colleagues should pick them for the job  

Mentioned by CBC.ca MLA candidates for N.W.T. premier on why their colleagues should pick them for the job MLA candidates for N.W.T. premier on why their colleagues should pick them for the job  

Introduced legislation Government bill 78 Waste Reduction and Resource Recovery Act

Introduced legislation Government bill 74 Forest Act

Posted on Twitter #AWG2023 closing ceremonies on February 4 brought the circumpolar north together in a sea of sportsmanship and cult… https://t.co/8jMuUcJEgM

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the Team NT chefs de mission for all of your hard work and dedication. You have helped to make… https://t.co/zxo1av0sDl

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure having breakfast with the parents of #AWG2023 athletes this morning. Thank you for supporting you… https://t.co/DJFGuwoqhx

Posted on Twitter Since 2019 we have been working with the community government of #Tsiigehtchic to change their status from a Charte… https://t.co/CBKVhBT9Td

Posted on Twitter Storm Cabell-White walked away with a gold ulu at #AWG2023. Storm references her time spent with Liam Gill as the f… https://t.co/wPu4a0ZK5Q

Posted on Twitter Excited to meet with Ministers and the #AWGIC to discuss the future of the Games. The AWGIC is full of dedicated in… https://t.co/ReJTAgdxpo

Posted on Twitter I am glad to see such a great group of youth volunteering at these long running games that focus on athletics, spor… https://t.co/N4gU1dsuO6

Posted on Twitter I wish the best of luck to all of the NWT athletes as we support and celebrate the hard work you’ve done to achieve… https://t.co/7jh8PaDIZ7

Introduced legislation Government bill 67 An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act

Introduced legislation Government bill 66 An Act to Amend the Property Assessment and Taxation Act

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

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