Lesa Semmler

Lesa Semmler

Phone: (867) 620-0958
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Lesa Semmler

Candidate in the Inuvik Twin Lakes Inuvik race.

Lesa can be reached at semmlerl@hotmail.com, or by calling (867) 620-0958.

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Yk streets filled as community honours children found in Kamloops

June 4, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...whether we are Indigenous or not. “We’re going to help you be proud of the people we come from.” From right to left: Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler, Great Slave Lake MLA Katrina Nokleby, Premier Caroline Cochrane, and infrastructure minister Diane Archie attended Friday’s march. Meaghan...

MLA calls for government to play larger role in NWT shelters

June 4, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...the legislative sitting that wrapped up on Friday, Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler drew repeated attention to burnout on the volunteer board of the Inuvik warming shelter. The shelter has faced operational challenges in recent years, from difficulties securing a lease to accommodating social...

MLA calls for independent investigation into nurse complaints

June 4, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...in the NWT. The nurses said unfair policies and mistreatment at the Yellowknife hospital are affecting morale, staff retention, and patient care. Lesa Semmler, a longtime nurse who is now the MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes, said there have long been additional benefits for locum nurses across the NWT, which she...

MLAs grill Kandola on COVID-19 restrictions

June 4, 2021

NNSL Media - ...“Each of us will need to identify the risks in our current environment and determine the best way to mitigate them.” Inuvik-Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler is worried about risks beyond COVID-19 infections. She said without clear direction on isolation periods before the summer, the territory puts...

NWT now has firm date for new Emerging Wisely: June 9

June 3, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...helping communities to launch campaigns targeting increased vaccination. If some communities lag significantly behind others, Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler asked, “is that going to impede the rest of the territory moving forward in this plan?” She was effectively told yes. Kandola told MLAs: “We...

O’Reilly replaces Norn as chair of oversight committee

June 3, 2021

My Yellow Knife Now - ...with MLA and government behaviour. It also coordinates the work of other committees. With O’Reilly appointed as chair of the oversight committee, Lesa Semmler has been appointed as Deputy Chair of the Committee to fill the role O’Reilly previously held. Jackie Jacobson was appointed as chair of the...

Isolation exemptions coming for travellers from the Yukon

June 2, 2021

CKLB 101.9 - ...NWT Health Minister Julie Green, in a press release. The change will come into effect once the ferry operations begin on the Dempster Highway. Lesa Semmler, MLA for Inuvik-Twin Lakes, has been advocating for the NWT to establish a travel bubble with the Yukon for several months. People entering the NWT...

Norn committee chair removal prompts shuffle at legislature

June 2, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...on the committee and had been the interim chair after Norn’s removal. O’Reilly’s selection to fill the position created vacancies elsewhere. Lesa Semmler, the Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA, is O’Reilly’s new deputy on the accountability and oversight committee. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson replaces...

What will it take to lift the NWT’s public health emergency?

June 2, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...be lifted, instead pointing to a forthcoming updated pandemic recovery plan. Answering questions at the legislature from Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler, Green said: “The end goal here is not to frustrate people, but to ensure our effective public health measures continue to be effective.” ...

MLAs play musical chairs with committees in role shuffle

June 2, 2021

NNSL Media - ...on accountability and oversight (AOC) and Jackie Jacobson, MLA for Nunakput, was elected chair of the standing committee on rules and procedures. Lesa Semmler, MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes was elected deputy chair of AOC; Great Slave MLA Katrina Nokleby will take over from Semmler as deputy chair of the...

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