Caroline Wawzonek

Candidate in the Yellowknife South Yellowknife race.

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How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...elected – received more than $19,000 in contributions. Two more successful candidates were next on the list: Kevin O'Reilly brought in $18,400 and Caroline Wawzonek, now a cabinet member, $18,000. Dave Ramsay received the most money of any unsuccessful candidate. He raised $16,700 on the way to defeat by...

Intergovernmental Meeting held between Tłı̨chǫ Government and GNWT

January 13, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ...Government of the Northwest Territories. Premier Caroline Cochrane, Minister Diane Thom, Minister R.J. Simpson, Minister Shane Thompson, Minister Caroline Wawzonek, and Minister Paulie Chinna met with the Tłı̨chǫ Government Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Chief Clifford Daniels, Chief David Wedawin, Chief...

Dispute over seized vehicles, rifle continues more than 2 years after drug sentencing

January 9, 2020

CBC North - ...papers to his lawyer showing I bought it.... If they chose to ignore that information, I don't know what to say." Norman Hache's lawyer was Caroline Wawzonek, who is now the territories' justice minister. Arlene Hache called on prosecutor Duane Praught to provide her with any information the crown...

R.J. Simpson appointed minister of Education, Culture and Employment

November 11, 2019

NNSL Media - ...for Youth; minister responsible for Seniors; minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation; and Yellowknife South MLA Caroline Wawzonek – minister of Finance; minister of Justice. Along with being premier, Cochrane, the MLA for Range Lake, will be the minister of Executive and...

N.W.T. cabinet and deputy assignments send mixed message about change

November 10, 2019

CBC North - ... Yellowknife MLAs control big portfolios There are at least two ministers who can celebrate this weekend. Next to Cochrane, Yellowknife South's Caroline Wawzonek will sit atop two of the government's most powerful departments. The former criminal defence lawyer is in charge of the departments of justice,...

Here is who will lead each GNWT department

November 5, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - ...for Seniors – Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Minister of Lands, Minister Responsible for Youth, Minister Responsible for Seniors Caroline Wawzonek (Yellowknife South) – Minister of Finance, Minister of Justice – Minister of Finance, Minister of Justice Premier Caroline Cochrane —...

Cochrane names cabinet

November 5, 2019

NNSL Media - ...previous promise to deliver a “progressive” agenda to the Territory’s residents. The ministers’ new roles take effect at 5 p.m. on Friday. Caroline Wawzonek of Yellowknife South will take two high profile cabinet positions as the Minister of Finance and of Justice. Sahtu MLA Paulie Chinna will head the...

Portfolios announced for N.W.T.’s new cabinet ministers

November 5, 2019

CBC North - ... Shane Thompson (Nahendeh): Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Lands, Minister Responsible for Youth, Minister Responsible for Seniors; Caroline Wawzonek (Yellowknife South): Minister of Finance, Justice. Premier Cochrane herself will take on the ministries of Executive and Indigenous Affairs. ...

Premier Cochrane announces portfolio assignments for the 19th Legislative Assembly

November 5, 2019

My Yellowknife Now - ...– Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Minister of Lands, Minister Responsible for Youth, Minister Responsible for Seniors. Hon. Caroline Wawzonek – Minister of Finance, Minister of Justice. Premier Cochrane will assume the role of Minister of Executive and Indigenous Affairs. The Executive...

Full list of NWT ministers as Cochrane hands out portfolios

November 5, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Caroline Cochrane has announced which cabinet members will lead which departments in her new Northwest Territories government. Caroline Wawzonek, a lawyer, will be the territory's new finance minister alongside her expected role as justice minister. Industry, tourism, and investment will be led by Katrina...

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