Niels Konge

Candidate in the Yellowknife Centre Yellowknife race.

Niels can be reached on social media, at nkonge@ssimicro.com, or by calling (867) 446-2199.

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Council floats study of 25-metre pool option

January 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...options and get people’s feedback on that so we can have the best case possible that we are designing the aquatic centre that we need.” Couns. Niels Konge and Rommel Silverio were the only two who opposed Morgan’s motion. Konge, who has been chair of the Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee, said that...

Yellowknife will study building smaller, cheaper new pool

January 29, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...as the current Ruth Inch facility, or a refit of the Ruth Inch pool itself. On Monday, councillors passed a motion – with Rommel Silverio and Niels Konge opposed – to study the 25-metre option in more detail. City Hall will now instruct consultants to draw up detailed costings for both 52-metre and...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...supported a number of candidates. In full: Read candidates' financial reports on the Elections NWT website In Yellowknife Centre, city councillor Niels Konge's unsuccessful campaign received $750 from the city's senior administrative officer, Sheila Bassi-Kellett, and her partner. (It's not clear if...

Flags, proclamations and protocol

January 14, 2020

NNSL Media - ...here, it gives them pride and honour to be part of this community. This is why Yellowknife is a good place because it gives us diversity.” Couns. Niels Konge and Shauna Morgan said they are against flying national flags other than the Canadian maple leaf. Cynthia Mufandaedza said she would like to learn...

Yellowknife councillors raise red flag over raising of flags

January 14, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...further rules are needed for flags and their accompanying proclamations. In full: See which proclamations the City of Yellowknife has issued Niels Konge said he would do away with the raising of other countries' flags, while Cynthia Mufandaedza asked administration to examine how the issue is handled...

Yellowknife Community Plan passes second reading

December 22, 2019

NNSL Media - ...Drive loop to the Kam Lake South neighbourhood which had been been proposed by city administration in the community plan. In a close vote, Couns. Niels Konge, Cynthia Mufandaedza, Steve Payne, Robin Williams and Rommel Silverio successfully kept the loop in that neighbourhood. Mayor Rebecca Alty and...

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 - ...in 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...

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