Niels Konge

Candidate in the Yellowknife Centre Yellowknife race.

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City council gets earful on cut Indigenous relations position as budget passes

December 10, 2019

NNSL Media - ...having for years experience working with rather than to. That is the best way of putting it and I appreciate you coming here so much.” Coun. Niels Konge was the only other councillor to make a final statement on the passing of the budget, noting his support for the process overall. I do have some...

‘The outside, looking in.’ Sole Indigenous councillor opposes budget

December 10, 2019

Cabin Radio - terms of reconciliation – what that means when your only Indigenous councillor is kind-of still looking on the outside," she said. Councillor Niels Konge also spoke prior to his vote in favour of the budget. Konge expressed concern about an increase in wages and salaries outstripping the 1.63-percent...

$400K deleted from YK budget as quest to reduce 8.5% increase begins

December 3, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...night, some items were swiftly passed – such as a $250,000 allocation for sewer upgrades. "Nobody wants to talk about poop?" said Councillor Niels Konge. "Nope, it's a good thing to control," Alty responded. Other line items, including how to fix City Hall's steps and whether to study parking...

Yellowknife Centre: Green ahead in downtown seat

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...the four way race in Yellowknife Centre. The incumbent is hoping to get her second term in Yk Centre up against Arlene Hache, Thom Jarvis and Niels Konge. Konge holds second place with 11 votes, Hache has 5 and Jarvis trails with 3 after one poll closes. All candidates ran their campaigns with...

3 ridings heading to recounts in tight Yellowknife races

October 1, 2019

CBC North - Yellowknife Centre. Green received 291 votes. Arlene Hache came in second place with 260 votes, followed by Yellowknife city councillor Niels Konge with 185 and former broadcaster Thom Jarvis with 103. "I am so thrilled that the voters chose me and that I have an opportunity to finish the work...

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

September 28, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...a "game changer" - Wants a new Yellowknife university campus in his district and "new, culturally appropriate partners" to tackle downtown issues Niels Konge – read our full interview Highlights: - Says he can build relationships and get things done at the territorial level. "Our next government needs...

‘A culture of lawlessness’: Yellowknife candidates sound off about issues downtown

September 27, 2019

CBC North - ...myself have been imperilled," he said. "My wife won't go to the store or anything by herself in the evening. She just won't even do it." Candidates Niels Konge, right, Thom Jarvis, Arlene Hache and Julie Green traded ideas on front of a packed house Wednesday night at J.H. Sissions School. (Garrett...

Who’s winning the election sign war?

September 26, 2019

NNSL Media - 2011 but he’s clearly ahead in the sign count for this race. Yellowknife Centre Signs counted Julie Green 25 Arlene Hache 1 Thom Jarvis 6 Niels Konge 13 Outspoken city councillor Niels Konge made a big splash with his last-minute entry into this race but incumbent Julie Green holds the edge on...

Dene Nahjo election forum: Night Two

September 24, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - ...and featured Frame Lake candidates: Dave Ramsay and Kevin O’Reilly; Yellowknife Centre candidates: Julie Green, Thom Jarvis, Arlene Hache and Niels Konge; and for Range Lake: Caroline Cochrane and Hughie Graham. As in the first forum, the themes of the evening were land, language and culture. ...

Yk Centre candidates accuse RCMP of neglecting their duties in downtown Yellowknife

September 19, 2019

My Yellowknife Now - all YK Centre candidates. The Open NWT YK Centre election forum took place on Sept. 18 in J.H. Sissons school gym, as Thom Jarvis, Arlene Hache, Niels Konge and incumbent Julie Green agreed that downtown Yellowknife has become a “Lawless battlefield.” “The police have indicated and they were...

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