Caroline Wawzonek

Candidate in the Yellowknife South Yellowknife race.

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‘An NWT treatment centre will fail. Focus on aftercare’

September 26, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...better aftercare for patients. "If we are sending people away and not then giving them aftercare treatment when they get back, it will fail," said Caroline Wawzonek. "That needs to be improved, and it needs to be meaningful, needs to have investment." Gaeleen MacPherson said: "If we have a local treatment...

Yellowknife candidates square off politely at final Dene Nahjo political forum

September 25, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre ahead of next Tuesday’s territorial election. Two ridings were featured including Yellowknife South where Caroline Wawzonek and Gaeleen MacPherson are vying to win the riding previously held by Premier Bob McLeod who is not seeking re-election. The other riding...

A consensus on government, climate in Yellowknife South

September 24, 2019

NNSL Media - Caroline Wawzonek and Gaeleen MacPherson, the two Yellowknife South MLA candidates hoping to fill the seat of outgoing two-term premier Bob McLeod, weren’t far apart when it came to a handful of issues brought forth at a debate Monday night, including whether or not the territory’s consensus-style government...

2019 NWT Election – Yellowknife South MLA candidates

September 18, 2019

My Yellowknife Now - ...elected into office during the 2007 territorial election however he did not seek re-election. The two candidates riding are Gaeleen MacPherson and Caroline Wawzonek. What made you decide to run? MacPherson – I am running for office because my community and territory are facing challenging times and I want to...

Future of mining, economy take centre stage at NWT election debate

September 13, 2019

NNSL Media - ... Challengers took on one-term incumbents Julie Green and Cory Vanthuyne, MLAs for Yellowknife Centre and Yellowknife North, respectively, while Caroline Wawzonek and Gaeleen MacPherson squared off as they look to fill the seat of outgoing, three-term MLA for Yellowknife South and two-term Premier Bob McLeod. ...

ELECTION NOTEBOOK: Yellowknife North and South candidates complete first week

September 9, 2019

NNSL Media - ...of the district, an introductory brochure that she has been handing out and her “Gaeleen MacPherson for Yellowknife South” Facebook page. Caroline Wawzonek Caroline Wawzonek, the second candidate for Yellowknife South, is very enthusiastic about her campaign and said the first week of reaching out to...

58 race for MLA

September 7, 2019

NNSL Media - ... Nadine Delorme Steve Norn Richard Edjericon Yellowknife North Rylund Johnson Jan Vallillee Cory Vanthuyne (incumbent) Yellowknife South Caroline Wawzonek Gaeleen MacPherson Yellowknife Centre Julie Green (incumbent) Arlene Hache Thom Jarvis Niels Konge Frame Lake Kevin O’Reilly (incumbent) ...

Confirmed: NWT getting new premier, 58 people run for MLA

September 6, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...saw only male candidates come forward. Yellowknife South is the only district to feature entirely female representation on the ballot, where Caroline Wawzonek and Gaeleen MacPherson are running. (This is only the second time in history that an NWT district has been contested entirely by women.) In 2015,...

Premier McLeod not running again

September 6, 2019

NNSL Media - ...territory’s executive council in 1979. The decision leaves the Frame Lake South electoral district an open seat with a two-candidate race between Caroline Wawzonek and Gaeleen MacPherson who each filed earlier in the week, leading up to the Friday at 2 p.m. deadline. More to...

NWT Election 2019: Caroline Wawzonek’s Yellowknife South interview

September 4, 2019

Cabin Radio - Caroline Wawzonek hopes to be the next MLA for Yellowknife South. A lawyer, Wawzonek says she wants to help the NWT strike a balance between fostering its resource-based economy and mitigating the impacts of climate change, while working to improve mental health aftercare and develop the new polytechnic. ...

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