Kieron Testart

Candidate in the Kam Lake Yellowknife race.

Kieron can be reached on social media, at info@kierontestart.ca, or by calling (867) 688-9192.

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NWT’s new politicians begin setting out vision for years ahead

October 9, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...outgoing Premier Bob McLeod to bemoan his name joining a list of other premiers unable to solve the issue. Caitlin Cleveland defeated incumbent Kieron Testart in Kam Lake. Frederick Blake Jr, acclaimed to a third term as Mackenzie Delta's MLA, said his main goal is a new school for Aklavik. "My...

Two recounts underway in Yellowknife districts

October 2, 2019

NNSL Media - ...to a recount. He reported that the vote count is now down to a margin of nine votes. In 2015, Ramsay was the incumbent MLA in Kam Lake, losing to Kieron Testart by 78 votes – too many for a recount. NNSL Media was unable to reach Ramsay on Wednesday. Yellowknife North Cory Vanthuyne, incumbent for...

NWT election turnout up 10 percent – unofficial figures

October 2, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...which posted a meagre 25-percent turnout in 2015, was shown rising to a 48-percent turnout as the district elected Caitlin Cleveland to replace Kieron Testart this week. In Frame Lake, the battle between Kevin O'Reilly and Dave Ramsay – which now heads to a recount – drew a 45-percent turnout, the...

Push to get women into territorial politics a success

October 1, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...and I think it's a really exciting time to be a part of that team," said Caitlin Cleveland, the new MLA-elect for Kam Lake, who defeated incumbent Kieron Testart. Among female Yellowknife MLAs-elect, Cleveland joins Katrina Nokleby in Great Slave, Caroline Wawzonek in Yellowknife South, Caroline Cochrane in...

KAM LAKE: incumbent Testart is out, Cleveland is in

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...Cleveland has been elected MLA for Kam Lake, ousting incumbent Kieron Testart. Cleveland, an entrepreneur and policy analyst, received 262 votes, 38 more than runner-up Robert Hawkins, who pulled in a total of 224. Cleveland and Hawkins were followed by Testart, with 220 votes, and Rommel Silverio, who...

Frame Lake: Kevin O’Reilly holds off Dave Ramsay

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...while Ramsay has championed industry and resource development. Ramsay served as MLA from 2003 until 2015 when he was defeated in Kam Lake by Kieron Testart. Ramsay held a position on cabinet being the Minister of Justice and of Industry, Tourism and Investment. O’Reilly served as MLA of Frame Lake...

3 ridings heading to recounts in tight Yellowknife races

October 1, 2019

CBC North - ...with deep connections to the N.W.T.'s mining and contracting industry. He hand-picked the riding after an upset in the 2015 race when he lost to Kieron Testart in Kam Lake. Ramsay said he will "absolutely" challenge the results, saying the numbers don't add up and he wants to see every ballot. "I haven't...

NWT Election 2019: All of Cabin Radio’s candidate interviews

September 28, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...politician - Saying February's narrowly averted strike inspired him to run, claims the NWT needs "a leader that listens with the heart" Kieron Testart – incumbent – read our full interview His record on OpenNWT Highlights: - Wants a five-percent cut in infrastructure spend to help fund...

Here’s how the next premier of the N.W.T. will be chosen

September 27, 2019

CBC North - ...have suggested the 19th Assembly should be the ones to make fundamental changes to the territory's political system. In the last assembly, MLA Kieron Testart raised the idea of introducing party politics with a slate of 2019 candidates — a commitment he later backed down from . More common is the...

Kam Lake candidate disappointed union not supporting his candidacy

September 26, 2019

NNSL Media - ...patient care coordinator and MLA candidate in Kam Lake, expressed disappointment this week that his union’s president is supporting incumbent Kieron Testart even after being on the front lines of a near territorial-wide strike last winter. Silverio said he had no problem supporting the Union of Northern...

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