Frieda Martselos

Frieda Martselos

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Frieda Martselos

Candidate in the Thebacha All Ridings race.

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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...

Lafferty ordered out of NWT legislature after refusing to apologize

March 11, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...would be unavailable through illness. Lafferty's language complaint was publicly supported by MLAs Caitlin Cleveland, Steve Norn, Kevin O'Reilly, Frieda Martselos, Rocky Simpson, Lesa Semmler, Julie Green, Jackie Jacobson, and Rylund...

Integrated case management is winning in YK. Others want in.

March 4, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...that money isn't enough to introduce the system elsewhere in the NWT. Scrutinizing the system's funding in the legislature on Monday, Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos – representing Fort Smith – said: "I just want to remind the minister that there are a lot of qualified people in other communities, also,...

Politicians urge speedy reinstatement of Aurora College board

February 14, 2020

NNSL Media - ...a board that is free and clear of government interference. In fact, the power essentially lies with the Minister,” he said at the time. MLA Frieda Martselos of Thebacha, which includes the College’s Fort Smith headquarters, said in an interview this week that she wasn’t interested in “defending...

Another N.W.T. patient’s health info is made public, this time in the legislature

February 13, 2020

CBC North - ...Territories has had their health information made public. This time, it happened on the floor of the Legislative Assembly. On Tuesday, Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos tabled an email exchange between a constituent and that constituent's doctor in the Legislative Assembly. That email exchange included documents...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...River South Wally Schumann $6,037.67 Kam Lake Cherish Winsor $5,998.76 Thebacha Louis Sebert $5,826.05 Kam Lake Rommel Silverio $5,767.96 Thebacha Frieda Martselos $5,294.74 Inuvik Boot Lake Eugene Rees $5,264.16 Thebacha Don Jaque $5,072.03 Sahtu Daniel McNeely $4,500.00 Nunakput Herb Nakimayak $4,480.76...

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