Jackson Lafferty

Jackson Lafferty

Phone: (867) 492-4607
Incumbent Since 2005

Jackson Lafferty

Candidate in the Monfwi All Ridings race.

Jackson can be reached at jackson_lafferty@hotmail.com, or by calling (867) 492-4607.

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Where to find Jagmeet Singh on his Tuesday Yellowknife visit

July 18, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...to the NWT is expected to end on Wednesday. At 1:30pm on Tuesday, the NDP stated, Singh will have a private meeting with Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Jackson Lafferty and the chiefs of the four Tłı̨chǫ community governments. From there, Singh will stop at the Yellowknife Farmers Market in Somba K’e Civic...

Edjericon returns to healthcare issues after one-day suspension

June 3, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...Edjericon to apologize. When Edjericon refused to do so, Blake ordered him out of the sitting for the day. The same punishment had been issued to Jackson Lafferty when the then-Monfwi MLA refused to apologize to Premier Caroline Cochrane in 2020. “I’m just representing my constituents, bringing their...

Green, Edjericon spar over ‘gaslit’ residents, ‘disastrous’ treatment

May 30, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...predecessor, Steve Norn, was removed from the legislature in part because other MLAs accused him of “toxic behaviour” toward colleagues. Jackson Lafferty, the former Monfwi MLA, was ordered out of the legislature when he refused to apologize for calling Premier Caroline Cochrane of misleading MLAs and...

May 19: Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit the NWT

May 19, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...is where it all happens” as he sat down at a large, round table for that discussion. Also in attendance here in Dettah: Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Jackson Lafferty, Dene National Chief Gerald Antoine, Chief of the Kátł’odeeche First Nation April Martel, Commissioner of the NWT Margaret Thom, Gwich’in...

Northerners mourn former NWT commissioner Dan Marion

May 17, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...“a family man that works hard for his family and community. I feel that he will make our new territory proud.” Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Jackson Lafferty said Dan was a mentor, friend and community member who cared for many people throughout the region. “Dan had a big heart,” Lafferty said,...

MLAs want more addictions, mental health supports in communities

February 25, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...use it.” This is not the first time that MLAs in the 19th Legislative Assembly have called for a territorial treatment centre. Former Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty and Green butted heads numerous times over the issue in 2020. While Lafferty pushed for a northern live-in treatment centre, Green stood behind the...

N.W.T. has no extra money to assist Behchokǫ̀ with failing water infrastructure

February 16, 2022

CBC North - ...an interview with Thompson but neither the senior administrative officer nor the chief were available for an interview. Tlicho Grand Chief Jackson Lafferty did not return calls before press time. Seeking help from the minister On Jan. 27, Weyallon Armstrong emailed Municipal and Community Affairs...

Yellowknifer editorial: Exercises in futility

February 11, 2022

NNSL Media - ...realms of our lives: education, business, health, government expenditures and so on. If we turn back the calendar to October 2020, then-Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty railed strenuously against the concept of the $86-million Covid Secretariat and its estimated 150 government positions. “It boggles me that we...

The Yellowknifer 2021 year in review: August

January 1, 2022

NNSL Media - ...Jane Weyallon Armstrong was sworn in on Aug. 5. The Legislative Assembly’s newest member was elected following the resignation of long-time MLA Jackson Lafferty. At the ceremony, she pledged that housing, domestic violence and MMIWG would be at the top of her agenda. Stanton suffers staffing shortages With...

Yellowknifer year in review: June

December 31, 2021

NNSL Media - ...that any strategy connected to a residential school cemetery should be led by “the Aboriginal community most affected.” Then-Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty, a residential school survivor, said the discovery was disturbing and traumatizing. “Let’s never forget this happened,” he said. “It...

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