Bruce Valpy

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Bruce Valpy

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Election 2023: Residents vote for change as seven incumbents ousted

November 15, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - Only four incumbents defeated their challengers as more than 10,000 cast their votes. New faces to the Legislative Assembly include former Yellowknife city councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan, and deputy Mayor of Fort Smith Jay MacDonald. Also returning are several past MLAs who were defeated in the last election, including Yellowknife Centre’s Robert Hawkins, Range Lake’s Kieron Testart, and Sahtu’s Daniel McNeely. According to the unofficial results, just over 10,900 voters turned out for the election, or about one quarter of the population. Here are the unofficial results of the election, according to Elections NWT (bold indicates elected, * indicates incumbent).

Unofficial Election Results Provided by Elections NWT

November 15, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ... Yellowknife Centre: Ambe Chenemu 225 Robert Hawkins 333 Matt Spence 243 - Advertisement - Yellowknife North: Jon Howe 54 Shauna Morgan 734 Bruce Valpy 350 Three candidates ran unopposed in their areas, and were therefore “Acclaimed” before the election took place. These candidates are Caroline...

Testart and Hawkins back as MLAs, Morse and Reid win tight races

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...said Spence. “There wasn’t a stone I think I left unturned.” Yellowknife North Shauna Morgan delivered a big win, recording 734 votes to Bruce Valpy’s 350 and Jon Howe’s 54. “I’m very excited,” she said, speaking to Cabin Radio on Tuesday evening. More: Shauna Morgan’s candidate...

Results start becoming clearer as last numbers roll in

November 14, 2023

NNSL Media - As the results start to roll in, we can start to safely make some calls. One race we can call for sure is in Nunakput as Lucy Kuptana is the MLA-elect for that riding. She looks to have defeated Vince Teddy according to the unofficial results but with all polls reporting, she has a nearly 200-vote lead. R.J. Simpson appears to be in control in Hay River North and Lucy Kuptana looks to be the MLA-elect in Nunakput. Rocky Simpson is also out as Vince McKay is the new MLA-elect in Hay River South.

Election signs vandalized with hate symbols in Niven Lake

November 14, 2023

NNSL Media - ...election comes to an end today, but there was one bit of heartburn a couple of candidates had to deal with leading up to Tuesday’s vote. Bruce Valpy, one of the candidates running in Yellowknife North, said he received a call from a resident in Niven Lake on Nov. 9 informing him that one of his...

N.W.T. election candidate signs defaced with racist graffiti, again

November 14, 2023

CBC North - ...election signs of two Yellowknife North candidates have been vandalized with racist graffiti. Bruce Valpy said he first learned about the graffiti from a voter, who alerted him and fellow candidate Shauna Morgan Friday morning. "I was shocked," Valpy said. "I guess it's the hateful messaging that went...

Yellowknife candidates throw support behind Indigenous gov’ts at Dene Nahjo election forum

November 13, 2023

CBC North - ...the future of Northern governance in the territory. Almost everyone said that settling the Akaitcho and Decho land claims was a priority for them. Bruce Valpy, a candidate in the Yellowknife North riding, said that the territory should do whatever it needs to do to get land claims settled. Both candidate...

Environment, economy take centre stage at youth-led Yellowknife election forum

November 2, 2023

CBC North - ...wind turbines. Stacie Arden Smith, another Great Slave candidate, emphasized the need to include elders and youth in environmental projects. Bruce Valpy, also vying for Yellowknife North, focused on the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change and especially the dangers of more forest fires. ...

The 2023 candidates: Yellowknife North

October 26, 2023

CBC North - their answers. We will add answers as we get them. Responses have been edited for clarity, but reflect the candidates' own words and views. Bruce Valpy. (Submitted) Why are you running for office? The North is my home. Yellowknife has been really good to me. Truthfully, there is so much we can do...

NWT Election 2023: Read our Yellowknife North interviews

October 25, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...of Yellowknife North can choose between Bruce Valpy, Jon Howe or Shauna Morgan in the 2023 territorial election. We’ve interviewed all three candidates, giving each person 15 minutes to discuss their platform, the priorities they’d like to focus on if elected, and the qualities that they...

NWT Election 2023: Shauna Morgan’s Yellowknife North interview

October 25, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Shauna Morgan’s campaign website Ryland Johnson leaves the Yellowknife North seat open as he is not running for re-election. Jon Howe and Bruce Valpy are also vying to represent the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on October 23,...

NWT Election 2023: Bruce Valpy’s Yellowknife North interview

October 25, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...NNSL editor and publisher Bruce Valpy is hoping to become the next MLA for Yellowknife North. Valpy said if elected, he will focus on supporting the communities to grow the territory’s economy. His platform highlights childcare, small businesses, tradespeople, homelessness and addictions,...

NWT Election 2023: Jon Howe’s Yellowknife North interview

October 25, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...of writing, had no campaign website or Facebook page. Ryland Johnson leaves the Yellowknife North seat open as he is not running for re-election. Bruce Valpy and Shauna Morgan are also vying to represent the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was...

Here’s who’s running for election on Nov. 14

October 20, 2023

NNSL Media - ... Nadine Delorme Richard Edjericon Yellowknife Centre Ambelem Chenemu Robert Hawkins Matthew Spence Yellowknife North Jon Howe Shauna Morgan Bruce Valpy Yellowknife South Caroline Wawzonek (acclaimed) Anyone who decides campaigning or electioneering isn’t for them has until 5 p.m. Friday evening...

NWT Election 2023: Nominations closed but lists aren’t quite final

October 20, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...River South. In Yellowknife North, there will now be at least a three-way contest (subject to any withdrawals) as Jon Howe joined Shauna Morgan and Bruce Valpy on the list. The Dehcho district – renamed slightly from Deh Cho at the end of the 19th Assembly – looks set to be a four-way contest after...