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Election interview with Caroline Wawzonek, Yellowknife South

Last month Caroline Wawzonek told NNSL she plans to run for MLA of Yellowknife South in the upcoming territorial election. But the lawyer first started thinking about running after the last election. “I was involved with Jan Fullerton at the time so I got a bit of an insight into what elections look like and...

Elections NWT creates new engagement tool

Elections NWT has received international recognition for Electorhood, its new online election engagement tool. The International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) recognized the website for outstanding achievement in the category of citizen engagement during the International Electoral Affairs Symposium in Accra, Ghana, in January. The online project has been in the works for years, and...

Fort Liard votes for chief and council Monday amid much controversy

ACHO DENE KOE/FORT LIARD – Acho Dene Koe First Nation members head to the polls May 15 to select a chief and council, capping a contentious election. Gene Hope, Cathy Kotchea, Frank Kotchea Sr. and Herbie Berreault were running for chief while 16 were running for five council seats. Among the council candidates was Harry Deneron,...