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Caroline Wawzonek

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What your new MLAs say they want for the Northwest Territories

November 28, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Only the residents of Tsiigehtchic know what needs to be done. We can work with our own people and find solutions and make it healthier. Caroline Wawzonek, Yellowknife South By the time my children and your children grow up, I hope the Northwest Territories will be known as a leader, as a trailblazer...

When the Heart Says No: How does Premier Simpson sound?

November 28, 2023

NNSL Media - a person playing in the Yellowknife Recreational Hockey League and expecting to play for the Edmonton Oilers. R.J. Simpson, Shane Thompson and Caroline Wawzonek are the only MLAs with experience as a minister, so they are the only credible candidates for premier in my eyes. Simpson is heading into his third...

In pictures: MLAs are sworn in on a new note of optimism

November 24, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...“I want help with my riding. We need help with the fires. I need help with rebuilding Enterprise.” Shauna Morgan, right, greets a daughter of Caroline Wawzonek, left. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio Sahtu MLA Danny McNeely, left. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio From left: Lesa Semmler and Caitlin Cleveland. Ollie...

20th Legislative Assembly Officially Sworn In

November 24, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Edjericon for Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh – Robert Hawkins for Yellowknife centre, and – Shauna Morgan for Yellowknife North. - Advertisement - Caroline Wawzonek for Yellokwnife South, Jane Armstrong for Monfwi, and Caitlin Cleaveland for Kam Lake each ran unopposed in their elections. Speaking after the...

Meet the NWT premier and cabinet you told us you want

November 20, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...On this page, find out who’d be in charge if it was up to you. We already know that Lesa Semmler, RJ Simpson, Kieron Testart, Shane Thompson and Caroline Wawzonek are interested in the premier’s job. Meanwhile, every MLA-elect we could reach told us they had at least some interest in a cabinet role. So we...

There’s a line forming to be in the next NWT cabinet

November 17, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...second term. Robert Hawkins said he was interested in a cabinet role, as did Caitlin Cleveland, Danny McNeely, Jay Macdonald, Richard Edjericon and Caroline Wawzonek, who is also considered a likely contender for the premiership but has avoided expressly announcing her candidacy. Shauna Morgan said she’d...

Should Shane Thompson be the NWT’s next premier?

November 17, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...done the same in 2019 before being defeated by Caroline Cochrane. Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA-elect Lesa Semmler and Yellowknife South’s acclaimed Caroline Wawzonek are also potential contenders. Thompson told Cabin Radio he decided to run for premier after consulting with “a number of individuals that I...

Yellowknife’s new MLAs make their first group appearance

November 16, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...all of them, at any rate – made a group outing to the Yellowknife Geoscience Forum on Thursday, 36 hours after being elected. Returning MLAs Caroline Wawzonek and Caitlin Cleveland were joined by rookies Julian Morse, Shauna Morgan and Kate Reid, as well as Kieron Testart, who was restored to territorial...

Election 2023: Residents vote for change as seven incumbents ousted

November 15, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - ...and Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh’s Richard Edjericon Three were acclaimed — Caitlin Cleveland of Kam Lake, Jane Weyallon-Armstrong of Monfwi, and Caroline Wawzonek of Yellowknife South — while the remaining five chose not to run again. According to the unofficial results, just over 10,900 voters turned out...

Re-elected MLA Lesa Semmler weighing a run for N.W.T. premiership

November 15, 2023

CBC North - ...assembly are heading into the next one: Semmler, Jane Weyallon Armstrong, Caitlin Cleveland, Richard Edjericon, R.J. Simpson, Shane Thompson and Caroline Wawzonek. Of those, Simpson, Thompson and Wawzonek have served in cabinet. The territory's last premier, Caroline Cochrane, did not run in this election. ...

Unofficial Election Results Provided by Elections NWT

November 15, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Valpy 350 Three candidates ran unopposed in their areas, and were therefore “Acclaimed” before the election took place. These candidates are Caroline Wawzonek for Yellokwnife South, Jane Armstrong for Monfwi, and Caitlin Cleaveland for Kam...

These experienced ministers wonder: who should lead the NWT next?

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...things that need to change.” He added: “The way to make those changes is through the premiership. So that’s why I want to do it.” Caroline Wawzonek, the Yellowknife South MLA after being acclaimed when nobody ran against her, was the finance and industry minister for most of the past four years....

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

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Morse, Kate Reid, Kieron Testart, Robert Hawkins and Shauna Morgan will join Caitlin Cleveland and Caroline Wawzonek as Yellowknife’s latest set of MLAs. Morse and Morgan are former city councillors. Reid was president of the YWCA NWT and a union local. Testart and Hawkins are each ex-MLAs making...

What happened in the NWT election? Get a quick summary

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...the NWT’s 2023 election results in less than 300 words. RJ Simpson won easily in Hay River North and has already said he’ll run for premier. Caroline Wawzonek is expected to be in contention for the role and Shane Thompson, re-elected in Nahendeh, suggested he may do the same. Seven incumbents lost:...

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.

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