James Lawrance

James Lawrance

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James Lawrance

Candidate in the Great Slave Yellowknife race.

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Election 2023: Residents vote for change as seven incumbents ousted

November 15, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - Only four incumbents defeated their challengers as more than 10,000 cast their votes. New faces to the Legislative Assembly include former Yellowknife city councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan, and deputy Mayor of Fort Smith Jay MacDonald. Also returning are several past MLAs who were defeated in the last election, including Yellowknife Centre’s Robert Hawkins, Range Lake’s Kieron Testart, and Sahtu’s Daniel McNeely. According to the unofficial results, just over 10,900 voters turned out for the election, or about one quarter of the population. Here are the unofficial results of the election, according to Elections NWT (bold indicates elected, * indicates incumbent).

Unofficial Election Results Provided by Elections NWT

November 15, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Deanna Cornfield 26 Julian Morse 209 John Stanley 49 Spencer Tracy 182 Stuart Wray 169 - Advertisement - Great Slave: Stacie Arden Smith 237 James Lawrance 59 Katrina Nokleby 197 Kate Reid 263 Hay River: Vince McKay 282 Wally Schumann 238 Pierre Simpson 210 Inuvik Boot Lake: Diane Archie 152 ...

Testart and Hawkins back as MLAs, Morse and Reid win tight races

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Slave seat by a narrow margin. Reid finished with 263 votes, followed by Stacie Arden Smith with 237 votes. Incumbent Katrina Nokleby had 197 and James Lawrance 59. More: Kate Reid’s candidate interview “Thanks, folks of my district, for giving me a new job,” Reid wrote online after her victory. She...

Results start becoming clearer as last numbers roll in

November 14, 2023

NNSL Media - As the results start to roll in, we can start to safely make some calls. One race we can call for sure is in Nunakput as Lucy Kuptana is the MLA-elect for that riding. She looks to have defeated Vince Teddy according to the unofficial results but with all polls reporting, she has a nearly 200-vote lead. R.J. Simpson appears to be in control in Hay River North and Lucy Kuptana looks to be the MLA-elect in Nunakput. Rocky Simpson is also out as Vince McKay is the new MLA-elect in Hay River South.

Yellowknife candidates talk housing, cost-of-living at non-profit election forum

November 3, 2023

CBC North - ... Matthew Spence said that he would like to see more market-based seniors' housing, similar to Northern United Place. Great Slave candidate James Lawrance said he would like to see Housing NWT get back into the business of constructing housing. The most tense moment of the night came when the Northern...

Settler history and Indigenous relationships: A look at FOXY’s N.W.T. all-candidates debate

October 31, 2023

CBC North - ...and evolution of the territories in Canada," said Katrina Nokleby. She's running for re-election in Great Slave against Reid, Stacie Arden Smith and James Lawrance. "My voting record in the house shows that I have supported small communities probably more so sometimes than Great Slave and Yellowknife's...

7 races to watch in the N.W.T. election

October 30, 2023

CBC North - ...during a time of economic uncertainty and wants to be elected to help create a government that cares and is focused on fostering the community. James Lawrance is the fourth candidate. He says he's worked for Indigenous governments, the territorial government, and the federal government over four decades...

NWT Election 2023: Read our Great Slave interviews

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...of Great Slave can choose between James Lawrance, Kate Reid, Katrina Nokleby or Stacie Arden Smith in the 2023 territorial election. We’ve interviewed all four candidates, giving each person 15 minutes to discuss their platform, the priorities they’d like to focus on if elected, and the qualities...

NWT Election 2023: Kate Reid’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...website Incumbent Katrina Nokleby is seeking re-election to a second term in Great Slave. Yellowknife city councillor Stacie Arden Smith and James Lawrance are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on October 19, 2023....

NWT Election 2023: Stacie Arden Smith’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...that I listen and I carry forward that expertise from those areas.” More information: Stacie Arden Smith’s campaign website Katrina Nokleby, James Lawrance and Kate Reid are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on...

NWT Election 2023: James Lawrance’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - James Lawrance sees Great Slave as an “education-scape” with its schools, families and the prospect of a university campus – though he says he needs to learn more before deciding if Tin Can Hill is the right place for that. Lawrance, with significant government experience, says the territory is going to...

NWT Election 2023: Katrina Nokleby’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...building Indigenous-led wellness and treatment centres. More information: Katrina Nokleby’s campaign website Kate Reid, Stacie Arden Smith and James Lawrance are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on October 19, 2023....

Here’s an updated list of who’s running in the N.W.T. election

October 12, 2023

CBC North - ...Bonnetrouge*, Steven Vandell, Sheryl Yakeleya Frame Lake Deanna Cornfield, John Stanley, Julian Morse, Spencer Tracy, Stuart Wray Great Slave James Lawrance, Katherine Reid, Katrina Nokleby*, Stacie Arden Smith Hay River North Greg McMeekin, Hans Wiedemann, Michael Wallington, R.J. Simpson* Hay River...