Lucy Kuptana

Lucy Kuptana

Phone: 867-688-2384
No Election Site

Awaiting Questionnaire Response

Lucy Kuptana

Candidate in the Nunakput All Ridings race.

Lucy can be reached at, or by calling 867-688-2384.

News that mentions this candidate is listed at the bottom of the page.

Our questionnaire and candidate data retrieval processes are available in our FAQ.

News that mentions Lucy Kuptana

‘Up to two years’ before tenants can move into Aspen Apartments

February 15, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...That sum included funding for renovations and transferring ownership from the federal government to Housing NWT. Last week, housing minister Lucy Kuptana said welcoming tenants would still take up to another 24 months. Housing NWT told Cabin Radio the Aspen Apartments building was constructed in the...

100 new housing units being built in N.W.T. but one MLA says it’s not enough

February 9, 2024

CBC North - ...Housing Minister Lucy Kuptana said 100 new public housing units have been built or are close to being built — the first time the territory's public housing stock has been expanded in decades, she told the legislature Thursday. But one MLA said the new units barely make a dent in her region alone. ...

Positions Filled for NWT Executive Council

December 13, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Legislative Assembly. Hon. Caitlin Cleveland – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment; Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Hon. Lucy Kuptana – Minister Responsible for Housing NWT; Minister Responsible for the Status of Women Hon. Jay Macdonald – Minister of Environment and Climate...

Portfolios announced for N.W.T.’s new cabinet ministers

December 12, 2023

CBC North - Industry, Tourism and Investment; Lesa Semmler is the new health minister; Jay Macdonald is the minister for Environment and Climate Change; Lucy Kuptana will be responsible for Housing NWT, as well as the Status of Women; Vince McKay is the minister for Municipal and Community Affairs, and will be...

RJ Simpson announces new cabinet’s portfolios

December 12, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...will be overseen by Lucy Kuptana, environment and climate change by Jay Macdonald and health by Lesa Semmler in Premier RJ Simpson’s new cabinet. His assignment of portfolios to the six ministers was made public on Tuesday afternoon. Simpson remains minister of justice, a title he held under...

GNWT cabinet portfolios announced

December 12, 2023

NNSL Media - heard, and every community thrives.” Inuvik-Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler will take on the Ministry of Health and Social Services. Nunakput MLA Lucy Kuptana becomes the Minister Responsible for Housing and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women. Kam Lake MLA Caitlin Cleveland is now the Minister of...

R.J. Simpson elected Premier of the Northwest Territories

December 8, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - their peers. As usual, two ministers were chosen from the North, two from the South, and two from Yellowknife; From the North, Nunakput MLA Lucy Kuptana and Inuvik Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler; From the South, Thebacha MLA Jay MacDonald and Hay River South MLA Vince McKay; And from Yellowknife, Kam...

‘He’s got a battle, but this group seems pretty good’

December 8, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...the boss and is doing everything. We have to work together,” he said. Simpson’s cabinet features Wawzonek, Lesa Semmler, Caitlin Cleveland, Lucy Kuptana, Jay Macdonald and Vince McKay. As premier, Simpson must now assign portfolios to each minister. The premier and cabinet will be formally sworn in...

Legislative assembly elects six to cabinet

December 7, 2023

NNSL Media - secret ballot. Members of the legislative assembly elected six cabinet members shortly after 3 p.m. on Dec. 7: Caroline Wawzonek, Vince McKay, Lucy Kuptana, Lesa Semmler, Jay MacDonald and Caitlin Cleveland. Of those, only Wawzonek has previously sat in cabinet. Members were able to select two members...

Live: RJ Simpson is new NWT premier, cabinet also chosen

December 7, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...given but the winner needed a majority among the 19 voting MLAs. Simpson will be joined in cabinet by Wawzonek, Lesa Semmler, Caitlin Cleveland, Lucy Kuptana, Jay Macdonald and Vince McKay. “We’re no longer in an era where the GNWT thinks it’s the boss and is doing everything,” Simpson said,...

What your new MLAs say they want for the Northwest Territories

November 28, 2023

Cabin Radio - their lives and in how the government operates if our residents are to believe in this community and to invest all they have to offer here. Lucy Kuptana, Nunakput People want a safe existence in their home and in their community. Our policing services, our bylaw services, our ambulatory services are...

In pictures: MLAs are sworn in on a new note of optimism

November 24, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...MLAs congregated after their ceremony. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio Inuvik Boot Lake MLA Denny Rodgers. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio Nunakput MLA Lucy Kuptana talks to Range Lake MLA Kieron Testart. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio Testart, calling for a fresh set of eyes at the top, said change must also run...

20th Legislative Assembly Officially Sworn In

November 24, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Rogers for Inuvik Boot Lake – Lesa Semmler for Inuvik Twin Lake – George Nerysoo for Mackenzie Delta – Shane Thompson for Nehendeh – Lucy Kuptana for Nunakput – Kieron Testart for Range Lake – Daniel McNeely for Sahtu – Jay MacDonald for Thebacha – Richard Edjericon for Tu...

Majority of MLA-elects want addiction treatment facilities in the N.W.T.

November 20, 2023

CBC North - ... Lesa Semmler, who was re-elected MLA for Inuvik Twin Lakes, said the territory needs a treatment facility. "Our people are dying," she said. Lucy Kuptana, the MLA-elect for Nunakput, said she supports a treatment facility and that advancing treatment options in the territory is a large reason that she...

There’s a line forming to be in the next NWT cabinet

November 17, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...survey, no newly elected MLAs ruled out becoming a member of the new seven-person cabinet. Twelve out of 17 MLAs-elect (we couldn’t reach Lucy Kuptana or Jane Weyallon Armstrong) told us they have some interest in being a minister. Of the other five, Julian Morse said he hadn’t thought that far...