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Vanthuyne with backers at brew pub

Cory Vanthuyne, Yellowknife Centre MLA incumbent, was with supporters at the NWT Brewing Company as the polls were coming in between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. "I'm feeling pretty good," said Vanthuyne enthusiastically. "I spent...

CHERISH WINSOR: Kam Lake: Disclosing premier and cabinet vote

After Nahendeh incumbent Shane Thompson announced Thursday that, if re-elected, he would support Jackson Lafferty, MLA for Monfwi, as premier, NNSL media sent the following question by email to all 58 candidates in the...

Shane Thompson endorses Jackson Lafferty for premier

Jackson Lafferty, acclaimed MLA for Monfwi, has at least one supporter for the position of premier. At an all-candidates forum for Nahendeh candidates Wednesday night in Fort Simpson, incumbent Shane Thompson said, if elected, he...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Randal Sibbeston, Nahendeh

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

Kam Lake candidate disappointed union not supporting his candidacy

Rommel Silverio, a hospital patient care coordinator and MLA candidate in Kam Lake, expressed disappointment this week that his union's president is supporting incumbent Kieron Testart even after being on the front lines of...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Jimmy Kalinek, Inuvik Twin Lakes

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...
Don Jaque MLA candidate Thebacha

CANDIDATE ANSWERS – Don Jaque, Thebacha

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Robert Hawkins, Kam Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

SOBERING CENTRE: Julie Green MLA candidate Yellowknife Centre answers question

(PUBLISHER’S NOTE: All the MLA candidates were asked to comment on the best way forward for the sobering centre in Yellowknife. Go here to see the full question and context.) Good question. I just did a little...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Niels Konge, Yellowknife Centre

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Rylund Johnson, Yellowknife North

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Cherish Winsor, Kam Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...
Jan Vallillee, Candidate for MLA, YK North

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Jan Vallillee, Yellowknife North

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Thom Jarvis, Yellowknife Centre

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...
Katrina Nokleby MLA candidate Great Slave.

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Katrina Nokleby, Great Slave

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Caroline Wawzonek, Yellowknife South

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Kevin O’Reilly, Frame Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Dez Loreen, Inuvik Boot Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Hughie Graham, Range Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Arlene Hache, Yellowknife Centre

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Caroline Cochrane, Range Lake

Our editorial board has put together three questions for all MLA candidates and acclaimed members seeking public office as part of our coverage of the 2019 territorial election. Over the remainder of the campaign, we...

Frame Lake debate focuses on city homelessness

The two candidates vying to represent the Frame Lake constituency in the next legislative assembly concur – homelessness is out of control in downtown Yellowknife. The downtown situation was discussed at a candidates' forum hosted...

Jan Vallillee announces intent to run in Yellowknife North

Jan Vallillee has announced her intent to run in the constituency of Yellowknife North in the upcoming territorial election. Vallillee, a born and raised Yellowknifer who has worked in information technology at Stanton Territorial Hospital...

Don Jaque enters race for Thebacha

Former Northern Journal publisher Don Jaque is making another try for Thebacha, four years after finishing third in a three-candidate race. The Fort Smith resident announced his repeat run Saturday, stating on a Facebook post,...

Gaeleen MacPherson declares intent to run in Yellowknife South

Gaeleen MacPherson, the vice president of corporate affairs of Dominion Diamond Mines, has declared her intent to run for MLA in the constituency of Yellowknife South. “This is a critical time for the Northwest Territories,”...

Sallie Ross will run for Inuvik Twin Lakes

Sallie Ross is the second candidate hoping to replace Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod as the representative for Inuvik Twin Lakes. Ross, who’s worked as a nurse and the regional manager of an income security...

Paul Betsina to run in Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

Former Yellowknives Dene First Nation councillor and manager at the Det'on Cho Corporation, Paul Betsina is announcing his intent to run as MLA for Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh. "I have had the benefit of being raised by...

Cherish Winsor announces candidacy for Kam Lake constituency

In what is now a five-way race in Kam Lake, Cherish Winsor has declared her intent to run. The senior communications adviser for the Government of the Northwest Territories, president of the YK Food Bank...

Abdullah Al-Mahamud to run for Kam Lake MLA

Entrepreneur Abdullah Al-Mahamud is the fourth candidate to announce plans to run for Kam Lake MLA, he announced in a Tuesday news release. Al-Mahamud encouraged fiscal responsibility in the news release, saying "we need to...

Patrick Scott running for Great Slave constituency

Patrick Scott, PhD and business owner, has declared his candidacy for the constituency of Great Slave. Scott has worked as a workers adviser for the WSCC, in media with the CBC, in community development with...