Caroline Wawzonek

Candidate in the Yellowknife South Yellowknife race.

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Critics deplore lack of sunshine list in NWT

March 26, 2021

NNSL Media - ...Johnson criticized the allotments of bonuses as a system that lacks transparency because it isn’t specifically budgeted. He urged Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek to commit to publicly disclose the amounts paid out for bonuses in 2019. Wawzonek pledged to improve the transparency of the decision-making around...

NWT explains how it’ll divide $8.7M fund for northern airlines

May 8, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...air carriers can continue to operate during the Covid-19 pandemic without the need to increase costs for consumers,” said finance minister Caroline Wawzonek in a statement. The money is also meant to help airlines keep providing communities with essential goods like food and medical supplies. The...

MLAs tell Cabinet to focus on small business while rebuilding NWT economy

April 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...that this presentation has zero dollars attached to it. I want to see some economic stimulus spending.” In response to Johnson, Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek said “there’s billions of dollars in support coming from the federal government and it requires us to be involved with what they’re doing. The...

Race to solve deafening problem of MLAs who can’t hit mute

April 30, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...line left a whole half-hour or more of the conversation barely intelligible, including comments from Premier Caroline Cochrane and her ministers, Caroline Wawzonek and Katrina Nokleby. The meeting was supposed to be a public unveiling of the NWT’s broad-brushstrokes economic and social recovery plan, with a...

NWT unveils ’emerge stronger’ plan for economic recovery

April 29, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...presentation has zero dollars attached to it. I really want to see some economic stimulus spending. When is the GNWT going to spend some money?” Caroline Wawzonek, the finance minister, insisted: “It’s not the lack of wanting to spend money.” Instead, Wawzonek said, the work being presented on Wednesday...

N.W.T. unveils broad stroke economic and social COVID-19 recovery plan

April 29, 2020

CBC North - it," he said. "When is the GNWT [Government of the Northwest Territories] going to spend some money?" The territory's Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek said there have been a lot of economic announcements already, including through the federal government. "We want to be a little bit careful before...

No money, few details presented in GNWT social and economic recovery plan

April 29, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - ...Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson. “I’m concerned that this presentation has zero dollars attached to it.” In response Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek said the territorial government wants to engage with stakeholders to develop a broader, long-term plan. She also pointed to the fact the assembly...

Hoping for help with your NWT power bill? Here’s the latest

April 24, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...anyone who is struggling to apply to the territory’s income support program. In a subsequent episode of Covid Corner, Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek said addressing power rates is a challenge because there’s a disparity in the rates people have to pay across the territory, and the level of...

Dominion Diamond Mines files for insolvency protection

April 22, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...our economy takes another step down” on Twitter. “We are already reeling from the pandemic,” she added. The territory’s finance minister, Caroline Wawzonek, was due to speak to Cabin Radio live at 7pm. ‘If this is done, it’s a huge loss’ Wednesday’s news release states Dominion is considering...

N.W.T. hands out $1.6M for COVID-19 business loans, but rejects nearly a third of applicants

April 21, 2020

CBC North - ...Corporation (BDIC) were approved. The next deadline to apply for that program is April 24. Industry Minister Katrina Nokleby and Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek announced the loan and deferral program last month, as part of the government's first wave of economic relief amid COVID-19. Since then, the total...

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