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Paulatuk family displaced to make way for government housing staff, says MLA
April 13, 2022
CBC North - Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson says a Paulatuk family with a young baby is at risk of being displaced from a housing unit that Housing Minister Paulie Chinna promised to secure for them during her tour of the community last year. Jacobson said the family has fundraised to purchase a stove — in case they are...
Acute care units across N.W.T. still waiting on Indigenous patient advocates
April 9, 2022
CBC North - ...in June 2021, the goal was to see them in place across the territory that year. In December, when the jobs were still not posted, Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson asked the health minister if that deadline would be met, and Green said the new timeline was for early 2022. David Maguire, manager of...
NWT budget passes but MLAs from smaller communities vote no
April 4, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...North’s Rylund Johnson, Frame Lake MLA Kevin O’Reilly, Kam Lake’s Caitlin Cleveland and Inuvik Twin Lakes’ Lesa Semmler. (Nunakput’s Jackie Jacobson, who has been absent from the legislature since February, did not take part.) A third of the legislature’s voting MLAs opposing the territory’s...
Housing repair backlog drives a quest for new solutions
March 24, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...sewer lines or broken heating systems. Young says that’s a “great model” in small communities that lack private contractors. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson has said he wants similar societies to emerge in communities he represents. The housing corporation says Nahanni Butte and the Kátł’odeeche...
Caribou’s plight tied to hunting and development decisions
March 10, 2022
NNSL Media - ...which she said “remains a conservation concern.” Deh Cho MLA Ronald Bonnetrouge, who chaired the meeting in the absence of committee chair Jackie Jacobson, expressed concern about the conservation zone’s impact on hunting rights. He raised the fact that the community of Wekweeti is located right in...
NWT needs to improve housing approach, cancel private leases, MLAs say
February 25, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...at square one,” he said. Concerns about the size of public housing waiting lists were also voiced on Thursday. No more lip service Nanukput MLA Jackie Jacobson said housing was the main concern in his riding. He said in Paulatuk, which recently had a community housing plan established, sees about 10...
Following Edjericon finance revelations, fellow MLA questions constitutionality of barring indebted candidates
February 25, 2022
NNSL Media - ...says he was not involved in any of the discussions around the recommendations. Neither Kevin O’Reilly, the committee’s chair at the time, nor Jackie Jacobson, the current chair, responded to a request for comment asking to elaborate on this decision. Edjericon did not respond to a request for...
‘We’re really in dire need’: MLAs press minister on N.W.T.’s housing woes
February 25, 2022
CBC North - ...both." To put $0.5 billion in perspective, it's a little less than a quarter of the territory's total proposed budget for 2022-23 . Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson said housing is the biggest issue in his riding, and especially in Paulatuk. "We're really in dire need over there," he said. Jacobson said the...
N.W.T. integrity commissioner dismisses complaint against Nunakput MLA
January 7, 2022
CBC North - ...Northwest Territories integrity commissioner has found that Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson was not in a conflict of interest when he took part in a board of management meeting, then signed an affidavit that showed bias, in part because Jacobson says he signed the affidavit under pressure. The integrity...
Complaint lodged against Northwest Territories MLA Jackie Jacbson by Speaker of House dismissed
January 6, 2022
NNSL Media - ...complaint against Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson has been dismissed by the Legislative Assembly’s integrity commissioner. David Philip Jones filed his decision on the complaint on Dec. 31. The Legislature announced the decision Jan. 6. The complaint was related to a meeting of the Assembly’s Board of...