Lucy Kuptana

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Lucy Kuptana

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Edzo Elders spend their pension on Housing NWT arrears

July 3, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...School Survivors.” While Housing NWT cannot garnish pensions to pay arrears, Canada Revenue Agency tax returns can be garnished, housing minister Lucy Kuptana told Cabin Radio. “We don’t garnish any pensions. We can garnish any other income,” said Kuptana. “It would be a court order.” Further,...

Yesterday’s Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę and GNWT bilateral in Yellowknife

June 19, 2024

My Yellow Knife Now - Yellowknife, Premier R.J. Simpson, Ministers Caroline Wawzonek, Caitlin Cleveland, Lucy Kuptana, Jay Macdonald, Vince McKay, and Lesa Semmler convened with the Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government’s Ɂekw’ahtı̨dǝ́ Danny Gaudet, Ɂekw’ahtı̨ Raymond Taneton, and Délı̨nę...

After Fort Resolution fire, MLA wants more emergency supports

May 28, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...people. McKay said his department would assist the hamlet administrator in reviewing insurance coverage. Edjericon also asked housing minister Lucy Kuptana whether the duplexes destroyed in Fort Resolution could be replaced with stick-built homes. “The chief in Fort Resolution made it very clear over...

NWT’s new ministers face community leaders’ annual ‘bear pit’

March 6, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...the funding will be a little better.” This year’s bear pit didn’t quite feature the full cast of cabinet members. Caroline Wawzonek and Lucy Kuptana, the infrastructure and housing ministers respectively, were unable to attend. Deputy infrastructure minister Steve Loutitt and Housing NWT...

Housing should be fundamental right in N.W.T., MLAs say

February 29, 2024

CBC North - ...U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights , and Canada's National Housing Strategy Act . Cabinet abstained from the vote, but Housing Minister Lucy Kuptana says the federal government is responsible for meeting its own legal obligations on housing. She said the need for more, and better homes is well...

‘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,...