Lila Erasmus

Candidate in the Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh race.

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How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - Detailed accounts of how candidates in last year's NWT election financed their campaigns have been published by Elections NWT. The spreadsheets show where each candidate's campaign contributions came from and how they spent the money, based on reports each candidate must file. In 10 of the 16 districts where campaigns were fought (three candidates were acclaimed unopposed), the candidate who raised the most money won. How candidates spent their money changed considerably depending on where in the NWT they were. In Yellowknife, very few candidates spent money on travel.

Norn wins Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh. With 14 of 14 polls reporting on the NWT Elections website, Norn leads with 206 votes. Richard Edjericon with 130 placed second; Lila Erasmus took third with 117 votes. Paul Betsina has 103 votes. More to...

N.W.T. communities elect 8 new MLAs to 19th Assembly

October 1, 2019

CBC North - ...government employee and former RCMP officer. Nadine Delorme is an advocate, student and Sixties Scoop survivor. Paul Betsina is a Ndilo councillor. Lila Erasmus has worked for the territorial government and several Indigenous organizations. Richard Edjericon is a former Yellowknives Dene chief who has worked...

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

September 28, 2019

Cabin Radio - On this page, find out more about each candidate and read full interviews to help you decide who gets your vote. At 8pm, Cabin Radio's rolling video coverage of the election results will begin via Facebook Live and simulcast on our live stream. She was not able to make herself available for a Cabin Radio interview. She was not able to make herself available for a Cabin Radio interview. A Cabin Radio interview with Holly could not be published.

Dene Nahjo election forum: Night One

September 23, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - Those are the themes at Dene Nahjo’s election forum that kicked off on Sunday evening. He said GNWT negotiators were bogged down with policies and mandates, and weren’t given any wiggle room to actually negotiate. Language opportunities for youthThe candidates were asked how they would support more language learning opportunities for youth. Earlier in the forum, she said the GNWT should have a bank of translators to allow residents to speak their language when using government services. The full stream of Sunday’s forum can be found below:’s forum will feature the candidates for Frame Lake, Yellowknife Centre and Range Lake.

58 race for MLA

September 7, 2019

NNSL Media - Elections NWT reports that figure includes three electoral districts settled by acclamation (Hay River North, Mackenzie Delta, and Monfwi). Nicole Latour, chief electoral officer of Elections NWT, said one of the big stories to take away from last week was the number of women that are standing for candidacy. “We are delighted with the number of women running,” said executive director Louise Elder. People were able to cast advance ballots starting Sept. 6 after nominees were either acclaimed or finalized. “Any election agency wants good turnout, but we are not really responsible for turnout,” Latour said.

Edjericon back on the ballot for Tu Nedeh-Wiilideh

September 5, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - ...Beaulieu is not running this time, but Edjericon enters the race against Steve Norn, Nadine Delorme, former Ndilo Councillor Paul Betsina, and Lila Erasmus. “There are some big issues this time around that need to be looked at. The Territorial government didn’t move very far in getting the...

NWT Election 2019: Who’s running and what they say

September 2, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...6. Cabin Radio has yet to receive further information about his platform, but we aim to publish a full interview with Edjericon in the near future. Lila Erasmus Erasmus, announcing her intention to run in an interview with NNSL on August 26, is the co-owner of Ndilo-based consulting firm Bows and Arrows....

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

September 2, 2019

CBC North - ...RCMP officer) Nadine Delorme (advocate, 60s Scoop survivor) (advocate, 60s Scoop survivor) Paul Betsina (Ndilo councillor) (Ndilo councillor) Lila Erasmus (consultant) (consultant) Richard Edjericon (former Yellowknives Dene chief, candidate for Dene Nation chief) Yellowknife Centre Julie Green...

Yellowknives negotiator worried about election consequences

August 29, 2019

NNSL Media - ...officer Steve Norn, former Yellowknives Dene First Nation band councillor and Det’on Cho manager Paul Betsina and consultant and business-owner Lila Erasmus. The negotiating communities consist of Dettah/Ndilo (which would be brought under the same jurisdiction under the agreement), Lutsel K’e and...