Frieda Martselos

Frieda Martselos

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Frieda Martselos

Candidate in the Thebacha All Ridings race.

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‘A warming feeling’ : Alberta veterinarian granted travel exemption to practice in the N.W.T.

May 8, 2020

CBC North - ...along with Fort Smith Mayor Lynn Napier-Buckley about getting across the border. Stickney said Hay River MLA Rocky Simpson along with Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos were "instrumental" in having his case put forward to the territorial government. Simpson also showed his support on social media, saying that he...

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

April 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...concern around these contracts staying in the North, even if the business aren’t Northern-owned.” Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson and Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos both asked what the GNWT would do to help regional airlines recover. The pandemic has caused a substantial drop in passenger numbers and...

MLA calls for sobering centre to return to intended use

April 15, 2020

Cabin Radio - ... “The contractor has broken the terms of the contract and the department has acknowledged that privately,” she said. Several MLAs, including Frieda Martselos and Caitlin Cleveland, supported the motion, acknowledging that a sobering centre is needed in the territory. Cleveland said as alcohol...

N.W.T. MLAs debate whether to call on Yellowknife sobering centre to reopen

April 15, 2020

CBC North - bring them to cells. No one from the N.W.T. Disabilities Council was immediately available to comment. The motion was supported by Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos, but not by Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson, who said he didn't believe it was part of his role as an MLA to direct the council on what to do...

NWT friendship centres soldier through crisis with lost funding

April 10, 2020

NNSL Media - ...funding. It was meant to support the association’s own efforts to find new sources of ongoing funding,” he said. In response, Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos and Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson both took up the issue. Noting Elder and youth programming, Simpson called the centres more than a non-profit,...

Some MLAs skeptical of Taltson Dam expansion

March 20, 2020

NNSL Media - ...a similar line by 2022 for $26 million) are the only communities that could be feasibly connected to the grid at this point, he said. Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos was more positive on the Taltson expansion, saying the project would bolster the territory’s economy, and boost access to renewable energy. The...

How big is the public housing waitlist in your NWT community?

March 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...program will aim to make the move into home ownership as cheap as possible, combining several different types of support. He told Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos: "We're going to make our detached inventory of public housing units available to tenants who have steady and stable incomes, who want to enter into...

NWT MLAs vote in ‘most important debate since we’ve been elected’

March 14, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...this same thing with our Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik Highway, and, you know what, it seems to be working. In the big picture, we are open for business." Frieda Martselos, Thebacha: "We have to look to the future. A lot of our youth do not come back here because we don't have a strong economy. I believe the economy is...

N.W.T. MLAs asking for audit of new Stanton Territorial Hospital

March 12, 2020

CBC North - ...requesting an audit. The four cabinet ministers present voted against it — Shane Thompson, R.J. Simpson, Caroline Wawzonek and Paulie Chinna. Frieda Martselos, the MLA for Thebacha, brought the motion, which asks for a special audit of the hospital and the public-private partnership behind it. Martselos...

NWT politicians ask auditor general to examine Stanton build

March 12, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...last May. The NWT government says contractors, not the territory, are responsible for the cost of putting things right. However, Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos – introducing the motion on Wednesday – said auditing the hospital's construction would "ensure public funds are being used for the right...

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