Jackie Jacobson

Jackie Jacobson

Phone: (867) 977-2557

Jackie Jacobson

Candidate in the Nunakput All Ridings race.

Jackie can be reached at jackiejacobson1@hotmail.com, or by calling (867) 977-2557.

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

April 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...coming in. I know there’s 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...

Northwest Territories MLA pension funds hit by pandemic

April 29, 2020

CBC North - ...on MLA pensions. (Sidney Cohen/CBC) On Friday CBC sent an email to Blake and the four other MLAs on the board — Diane Thom, Caitlin Cleveland, Jackie Jacobson and Paulie Chinna — asking why it was necessary for the entire board and four staff to travel to Vancouver, and how taxpayers benefited from the...

Here’s what N.W.T. constituents want during the pandemic, in MLAs’ own words

April 3, 2020

CBC North - ...... why they are being asked to change their "normal." And I think those are really good questions — because adults have the same ones. Nunakput, Jackie Jacobson I've been hearing a lot of concerns about community travel, in regards to people flying into the coastal communities — Sachs [Harbour],...

Pause evictions during pandemic, MLAs say

April 1, 2020

NNSL Media - ...MLAs like Norn and Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson, who also called for putting evictions temporarily aside as early as March 16. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson called for a pause to evictions prior to the pandemic, citing the extreme temperatures and weather facing tenants in his constituency. O’Reilly...

Worries loom in the Beaufort Delta region as travellers return to N.W.T.

March 25, 2020

CBC North - ...territory. Inuvik Mayor Natasha Kulikowski said there's a registration desk at the Inuvik Airport once travellers get off the plane. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson says that he's been individually calling constituents and telling them to self-isolate. (Mario De Ciccio/Radio-Canada) Travellers are asked whether...

Editorial: Travel in a dangerous time

March 22, 2020

NNSL Media - ...Hay River and across the territory. Joining the chorus are the mayors of those above-mentioned communities, Inuvik MLA Lesa Semmler and Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson and – for crying out loud – the CEO of NWT Tourism, who says this is not the time for tours. For weeks now the vulnerability of small Northern...

Former MLA, residents, politicians try to tamp down tour groups

March 20, 2020

NNSL Media - ...tours schedule,” she wrote, adding the Aklavik group was from Yukon and the territorial government was attempting to contact it. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson wrote that Tuktoyaktuk doesn’t have the authority to keep tourists out. The hamlet has requested an amendment to the relevant laws, but was...

‘This is not the time,’ remaining NWT tour operators told

March 20, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...to do a community tour," Elias told residents in an update posted online. "In saying that, we are working hand-in-hand with the MLA [Nunakput's Jackie Jacobson] and ministers of the GNWT to try to resolve this very serious concern." “We all have a civic duty to follow the health advisories and...

NWT Power Corporation to stop using limiters during pandemic

March 18, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...on residents' homes for the duration of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As first reported by the CBC at the start of this month, Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson had complained that some Arctic coastal community residents were having their power throttled – and cut off completely every 10 to 15 minutes. ...

NWT Power Corp. pulls limiters

March 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...the decision. “If we’re asking (residents) to stay home, we can’t be asking them to stay home without power and utilities,” she said. MLA Jackie Jacobson of the neighbouring Nunakput constituency pushed heavily to scrap limiters in recent assembly discussions. Opposed to the limiters since before the...

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