Caroline Wawzonek

Candidate in the Yellowknife South Yellowknife race.

Caroline can be reached on social media, at caroline@carolinewawzonek.ca, or by calling (867) 446-1477.

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In pictures: Canada Day 155

July 4, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...an organizer behind the Canada Day Mile race. The Rotary Club of Yellowknife’s 2022 Canada Day Parade, July 1, 2022. Amelia Eqbal / Cabin Radio Caroline Wawzonek, MLA for Yellowknife South, in the Rotary Club’s 2022 Canada Day Parade. Amelia Eqbal / Cabin Radio Schubert said he was inspired to put together...

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

June 16, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...considered vital to Canada’s future economy and would preferably be mined here rather than imported from elsewhere. But NWT industry minister Caroline Wawzonek made clear at a Wednesday news conference that the territory is not attempting to bill critical minerals as a like-for-like replacement for diamond...

GNWT promotes critical minerals at Toronto mining convention

June 13, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...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 transition into the next chapter of our...

N.W.T. gov’t agreed to sell its tungsten mining project – and could make $15M from it

June 7, 2022

CBC North - ...maximize benefits to Northwest Territories residents and businesses in the region and our territory overall," said the N.W.T's Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek in a statement. "I am pleased to welcome Fireweed to the N.W.T.'s mining community and look forward to them advancing this exciting critical...

Permit delays discourage NWT mining investment, report suggests

May 17, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...proven geoscience and mining success that has been realized to take our mineral resources potential to the next level,” industry minister Caroline Wawzonek said in a statement. “Thanks to our resource-rich geology and our unique and truly collaborative model for exploration and development, the NWT...

Live: Hay River and KFN evacuate, thousands displaced

May 12, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...government has pledged to match up to $150,000 in donations to the United Way to support residents affected by flooding this year. Finance minister Caroline Wawzonek said donating to United Way NWT was “one of the most effective ways” to help those affected by flooding in the NWT. The territorial government...

NWT matching United Way flood donations up to $150K

May 11, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...up to $150,000 in donations to the United Way to support residents affected by flooding this year. In a Wednesday news release, finance minister Caroline Wawzonek said donating to United Way NWT was “one of the most effective ways” to help those affected by flooding in the NWT. The territorial government...

GNWT hopes new remote and winter fisheries, new Hay River processing plant will open new opportunities for NWT fishers

May 9, 2022

NNSL Media - ...FMCC “so that we’re not being held back by the federal government,” and NWT fishers can more easily access Southern markets. Minister of ITI Caroline Wawzonek responded that the department is keeping a close eye on changes that are coming to the FMCC: Currently, the Crown corporation is in the process of...

N.W.T. wants public input on royalties. MLA says even that process is opaque

April 13, 2022

CBC North - ...creates regulations for its Mineral Resources Act, departing from the same rules used by the federal government for 60 years. Industry Minister Caroline Wawzonek said detailed modelling on regime options, like calculating royalties based on the value of what leaves the territory, will come in the future and...

MLAs debate mining royalties as GNWT revamps mineral extraction policies

April 12, 2022

NNSL Media - ...going to be a potential before the decision is made to actually go ahead and build a mine,” said Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Caroline Wawzonek. “Or again, there can be the hybrid approach.” Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson suggested transitioning to a hybrid model like the one used...

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