Caroline Cochrane

Candidate in the Range Lake Yellowknife race.

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to visit N.W.T. for 1st time

July 18, 2022

CBC North - ...cost of living. As well, Pike said Singh will likely raise the health-care crisis during his visit, and he'll also have a meeting with Premier Caroline Cochrane about the issue. "I expect he will call on the federal government to increase transfer payments to the provinces and territories so that they can...

Where to find Jagmeet Singh on his Tuesday Yellowknife visit

July 18, 2022

Cabin Radio - 5:15pm then hold a meet-and-greet in Rotary Park at 6:15pm. On Wednesday, the territorial government stated, Singh will meet with NWT Premier Caroline Cochrane before his departure. For the past three days Singh has been in the Yukon, meeting with leaders and non-profits and holding meet-and-greets in...

A third of NWT on reduced health services with no end to staffing crisis

July 14, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...longer waits for non-urgent issues.” Following a meeting of Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers this week, the CBC reported, Premier Caroline Cochrane suggested some progress in staffing was being made. “Just within the last 30 days, we’re seeing an increase in nurses coming into the Northwest...

A boost to federal health transfers wouldn’t be enough for N.W.T., says Premier Cochrane

July 14, 2022

CBC North - cost to make Northwest Territories' health-care system comparable to systems in southern Canada? More than an extra $32 million, says Premier Caroline Cochrane. Canada's premiers met in Victoria this week for the Council of the Federation summit, and strains on the country's health-care systems were a top...

In pictures: Canada Day 155

July 4, 2022

Cabin Radio - feeding had to be cut from the schedule due to persistent winds in the area, speeches proceeded with remarks from Mayor Rebecca Alty, Premier Caroline Cochrane, Marc Whitford from the North Slave Métis Alliance, and Dene National Chief Gerald Antoine. Each speech encouraged the audience to reflect on...

Critical minerals not a ‘magic’ diamond replacement, NWT says

June 16, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...lives. “It’s not only about the critical minerals that we have to offer. We can’t access them without the infrastructure,” said Premier Caroline Cochrane at the same news conference. She is seeking investment that she argues will build the infrastructure needed to support more mining while supporting...

GNWT promotes critical minerals at Toronto mining convention

June 13, 2022

Cabin Radio - Toronto this week promoting the territory’s critical mineral resources at one of the world’s largest mining industry conventions. Premier Caroline Cochrane and industry minister Caroline Wawzonek are attending this week’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, or PDAC, conference. “To...

GNWT seeks to increase population and housing by 25 per cent by 2043

June 7, 2022

NNSL Media - ...hollowing out of regional centres and small communities is not reconciliation,” she said. The motion was adopted by the assembly despite Premier Caroline Cochrane and her entire cabinet abstaining from the vote. The regular MLAs all voted in favour. One regular member was nonetheless critical of the motion:...

Should the NWT refuse to host future royal visits?

June 6, 2022

Cabin Radio - expected to cost the territory around $180,000, the territory’s premier says. Asked by Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson last week, Premier Caroline Cochrane said the full cost was not yet known but she expected it to be similar to the sum spent on the last royal visit. “I would rather spend $180,000...

Merging departments not about money or jobs, premier says

June 5, 2022

Cabin Radio - Premier Caroline Cochrane says a forthcoming merger of two NWT government departments is based on efficiency, not cutbacks. Speaking in the territorial legislature this week, Cochrane said the merger of the departments of Lands and Environment and Natural Resources was “definitely not about reducing costs or...

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