Caroline Cochrane

Candidate in the Range Lake Yellowknife race.

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Dozens of vehicles stopped, questioned just 24 hours after Fort Resolution check stop put in place

April 4, 2020

CBC North - went into isolation in Hay River. "If not, let's find them and let's bring them back there," he said. In a press conference Saturday, Premier Caroline Cochrane suggested the territory would be implementing tougher enforcement and tighter restrictions, but didn't provide specific details. ...

GNWT investigating travel to Fort Resolution in latest COVID-19 case; willing to step up enforcement

April 4, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - ...what communities COVID-19 is in will not make you safer.” Premier Caroline Cochrane said this while addressing media and residents Saturday morning after the previous day’s confirmation of two more cases of the virus in the NWT. There are now four cases in total in the territory. “What makes you...

NWT says if you react like this, people with Covid-19 won’t come forward

April 4, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...are becoming a danger to the community, that information will be shared publicly and they will be forced to comply,” she warned. She and Premier Caroline Cochrane both sought to reassure residents that small communities are being given all the help they need. “Small communities are our biggest priority in...

N.W.T. premier, health officials take questions on latest COVID-19 cases

April 4, 2020

CBC North - N.W.T. Premier Caroline Cochrane and the territory's top public health officials are expected to make a show of unity, just a day after local leadership in Fort Resolution contradicted government policy and identified the location of the N.W.T.'s first COVID-19 case in a small community. Cochrane is scheduled to...

Dene Nation demands immediate liquor and cannabis restrictions

April 4, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...Dene Nation on Friday sent a motion to Premier Caroline Cochrane and cabinet requesting the restriction of liquor and cannabis sales during the coronavirus pandemic. Dene communities across the North have raised alcohol, and bootlegging, as sources of significant concern as the pandemic continues. The NWT...

NWT Premier appoints new Associate Deputy Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs

March 30, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ...around 4 PM, Monday March 30th, NWT’s Premier Caroline Cochrane announced the appointment of Russ Neudorf as the Associate Deputy Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) for the duration of 6 months. In a statement sent by the government of NWT, the Premier explains the decision was made to support...

Premier appoints new official to COVID response

March 30, 2020

NNSL Media - Premier Caroline Cochrane hired senior official Russ Neudorf for a key role responding to COVID-19 on Monday. A government news release said Neudorf was appointed as associate deputy minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), with the special responsibility of supporting the government’s emergency...

What does the state of emergency in the Northwest Territories really mean?

March 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...further orders? Can we order a business person to obey the orders? If we’re short staffed can we order people to take those positions,” Premier Caroline Cochrane told reporters at a press conference on Friday. That means municipal affairs minister Paulie Chinna can create emergency plans or programs, and...

Editorial: Full jails are a health hazard

March 29, 2020

NNSL Media - spaces where they cannot avoid infection,” Kim Beudin, the organization’s national vice chief, wrote in an open letter to Premier Caroline Cochrane. “Cases of coronavirus have already been detected in institutions in multiple provinces, and overcrowding conditions threaten to create a breeding...

Arnica Inn housing project moves ahead as shelter for homeless at risk due to COVID-19

March 28, 2020

NNSL Media - ...over the plan’s cancellation. About a month before news of the cancellation emerged, a group of prominent concerned citizens wrote to Premier Caroline Cochrane and housing minister Paulie Chinna, raising the alarm over NWT Housing Corp. dragging its feet on the project. “We are on the precipice of losing...

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