Diane Thom

Diane Thom

Phone: (867) 678-4400
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Diane Thom

Candidate in the Inuvik Boot Lake Inuvik race.

Diane can be reached at dianethom@hotmail.com, or by calling (867) 678-4400.

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Health minister to hear foster family concerns at Jan. 30 meeting

January 21, 2020

NNSL Media - ...by caregivers who say the child welfare system, broken and in “crisis,” continues to put children at risk. Health and Social Services Minister Diane Thom will meet with the board on Jan. 30, Tammy Roberts, executive director of the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT told Yellowknifer Monday. ...

‘Mass chaos’ in social services, say foster caregivers in crisis

January 19, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...Services team and the territory's health authority. Advertisement. The 27-page letter received a one-and-a-half page response from the minister, Diane Thom, which carried the same wording as a news release sent to reporters on December 18. The minister's response stated 33 percent of action items in a...

N.W.T. premier, health minister say little in response to foster families’ allegations

January 18, 2020

CBC North - ...responsibility for children in their care going missing, or follow up on serious allegations of abuse. The letter was first sent to Health Minister Diane Thom Monday evening by the Foster Family Coalition. She responded with a generic email pointing to the department's progress in completing a self-imposed...

Foster parents vent at childcare ‘crisis’

January 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...Roberts sent a 27-page summary of the meeting, along with a host of recommendations, to newly-appointed Health and Social Services Minister Diane Thom, who replaced embattled ex-minister Glen Abernethy after last year’s territorial election. Abernethy didn’t seek re-election in the fall after...

N.W.T. government workers ‘abuse’ foster parents, provide false information, says foster coalition

January 17, 2020

CBC North - ...constantly above them." Government says system improving Roberts said she tried to organize a meeting on these issues with Health Minister Diane Thom after she was sworn in in November. She received no reply. On Monday, she sent Thom the letter in full. The following day, Thom responded in...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...Yuhas $3,916.71 Nahendeh Randal Sibbeston $3,382.77 Sahtu Wilfred McNeely Jr $3,287.83 Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh Paul Betsina $3,250.00 Inuvik Boot Lake Diane Thom $3,000.00 Mackenzie Delta Frederick Blake Jr* $2,553.81 Nahendeh Mike Drake $2,509.04 Inuvik Boot Lake Dez Loreen $2,071.24 Deh Cho Ronald...

Intergovernmental Meeting held between Tłı̨chǫ Government and GNWT

January 13, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ...relationship between the Tłı̨chǫ Government and the 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...

Fort Smith’s health centre won’t be redesignated, says GNWT

January 9, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...there is no change in designation at the hospital. There are no job losses." Martselos said if there was going to be a change, then health minister Diane Thom would have told her. Instead, Martselos said Thom had assured her there would be no job losses at the health centre. "The RCMP have no right to go...

Canadian North to investigate ‘bumped medical travel’ report

December 12, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...on that [flight] 14 times. Every time, you're seeing somebody in the airport actually being physically taken off the flight, being removed." Diane Thom, the health minister, denied any medical travel passengers were being unfairly treated. She characterized the issue as one where staff were...

Airline merger creating ‘dire’ situation for Beaufort Delta passengers, says MLA

December 11, 2019

CBC North - ...travel patients have been having a really tough time getting out of Inuvik," Jacobson said. "It's pretty dire." Jacobson called on Health Minister Diane Thom to call the airlines in for a meeting so they can work together to find solutions. Thom demurred on that suggestion, but did say her department is...

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