A plethora of election forums set for Yellowknife area


Want to meet the candidates in the NWT Territorial General Election in the Yellowknife area?

There are several opportunities to listen to what the incumbent MLAs and candidates have to say in a variety of forums, each with a specific perspective.

Here is a list of events, complete as of Sept.17:

Dene Nahjo is hosting an Election forum for the upcoming Territorial Election from Sept. 22 to 24, 2019 at the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre. Dinner will be served at the event.


Sunday, Sept. 22
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tu-Nedeh – Wiilideh, Great Slave & Yellowknife North

Monday, September 23
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Frame Lake, Yellowknife Centre & Range Lake

Tuesday, September 24
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Yellowknife South & Kam Lake

Alternatives North, Ecology North and the Northern Federation of Labour. At Northern United Place Auditorium.

Sept. 17, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Frame Lake/ Great Slave/ Range Lake/ Yellowknife Center

Sept 18, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Kam Lake/ Yellowknife North/ Yellowknife South

Yellowknife Catholic Schools, YK1 and Commission scolaire francophone Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CSFNTO) all-candidates educational forum.

Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Ecole St. Patrick High School gymnasium.

This forum will allow our Yellowknife Board of Education Districts an opportunity to ask MLA candidates questions related to issues in education specific to Yellowknife.

Open NWT is holding constituency-based approach to election debates. Each Yellowknife constituency will be the focus of an individual debate style forum between candidates. These events will feature questions and concerns on topics related directly to the constituency and most importantly, will allow voters to hear what makes candidates different from one another.

Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kam Lake, N.J. MacPherson School gym

Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m Yellowknife North, Weledeh Catholic School gym

Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Range Lake, Range Lake North School Atrium

Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Yellowknife Centre, J.H. Sissons School gym

Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Yellowknife South, NJ MacPherson School gym

Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Great Slave, École Sir John Franklin School gym

These Open NWT events will be live streamed and video recorded.


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