Kieron Testart

Candidate in the Kam Lake Yellowknife race.

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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...

Who’s winning the election sign war?

September 26, 2019

NNSL Media - ...see it. Now on to the results. Kam Lake Signs counted Abdullah Al-Mahamud 17 Caitlin Cleveland 33 Robert Hawkins 15 Rommel Silverio 25 Kieron Testart 34 Cherish Winsor 4 This one is a squeaker. Caitlin Cleveland dominated the sign count through Grace Lake and Kam Lake industrial park but...

MLA attendance: Who gets the highest grade in the 18th Assembly?

September 26, 2019

CBC North - ...consisting of all regular members; Economic development and environment, consisting of Danny McNeely, Herb Nakimayak, Kevin O'Reilly, R.J. Simpson, Kieron Testart, and Cory Vanthuyne; Social development, consisting of Tom Beaulieu, Frederick Blake Jr., Julie Green, Michael Nadli, and Shane Thompson; ...

Kam Lake candidate calls for foundational review of NWT’s education system

September 25, 2019

NNSL Media - Kam Lake MLA Kieron Testart says the territory’s entire education system should undergo a foundational review to fight chronic absenteeism and low test scores. “That way we can analyze what legislative changes we need,” he said, at an all candidates’ forum hosted by the YK1 school board at St. Patrick...

Yellowknife candidates square off politely at final Dene Nahjo political forum

September 25, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - not seeking re-election. The other riding represented was the crowded Kam Lake riding where no less than six candidates are running. They are: Kieron Testart, Robert Hawkins, Rommel Silverio, Caitlin Cleveland, Cherish Winsor and Abdullah Al-Mohamed. The candidates answered questions about issues ranging...

A consensus on government, climate in Yellowknife South

September 24, 2019

NNSL Media - ...between Western and Indigenous models, but some have questioned its effectiveness in recent months. Earlier this year, Kam Lake MLA incumbent Kieron Testart pushed for a shift to party politics. The move wasn’t backed in the assembly, and the motion eventually failed. But the issue made its way into...

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