Niels Konge

Candidate in the Yellowknife Centre Yellowknife race.

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Yellowknifer editorial: City council is failing the homeless

October 8, 2021

NNSL Media - ...fall. In late September, Health Minister Julie Green referred to the Franklin Avenue and 48 Street location as “truly our last option.” Coun. Niels Konge expressed skepticism that the territorial government had really explored every possible scenario. Then what was last year all about? Health and...

Yellowknife councillors vote against shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

My Yellow Knife Now - ...shelter. But in order to go ahead, it needed approval by the City. - Advertisement - Those against the proposal were councillors Stacie Smith, Niels Konge, Steve Payne and Rommel Silverio. Smith says she feels the proposal was not the right solution and that this isn’t the end of the road. “I...

City council says no to health authority’s ‘last option’ for shelter

October 5, 2021

NNSL Media - ...facility is built. Counsellors Shauna Morgan and Julian Morse and Mayor Rebecca Alty voted in support of the motion. Counsellors Stacie Smith, Niels Konge, Rommel Silverio and Cynthia Mufandaedza voted against it, defeating the motion four to three. Counsellor Robin Williams was excused from voting as...

Council votes down temporary day shelter in downtown Yellowknife

October 5, 2021

CBC North - ...Alty and councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan voted in favour of granting a conditional use permit for 4709 Franklin Ave., while councillors Niels Konge, Steve Payne, Stacie Smith and Rommel Silverio voted against it. The territory has argued that — after canvassing for options throughout the...

YK city council votes against temporary shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

CKLB 101.9 - ...came just short with city council voting 4-3 against using the space as a temporary shelter. Councillors who voted against included Steve Payne, Niels Konge, Rommel Silverio and Stacie Smith. Those who voted in favour were Mayor Rebecca Alty, as well as councillors Shauna Morgan and Julian Morse. Each...

City councillors vote down Yellowknife day shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...could get hurt. “I think there are some better options out there,” he said. “I know we’re going to come up with something.” Councillor Niels Konge said he did not support the location as the building takes up the entire lot, meaning there is no outdoor space for people using the shelter. He...

Letter: In Yellowknife, our history is our present

October 1, 2021

NNSL Media - ...taken by some to Health Minister Julie Green raising reconciliation as part of the equation. But she is in no way wrong to do so. City Councillor Niels Konge likened the struggle of businesses, and the supposed threat of this location and the people it would serve, as somehow comparable to the injustices...

Yellowknife councillors divided on downtown day shelter plan

September 28, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...use modular homes on the former site of the city’s visitor centre, between Yellowknife’s downtown and the territorial legislature. Councillor Niels Konge agreed. He wants the city to defer its decision until the territorial government provides more information. Councillors Julian Morse and Shauna...

Listen to Folk on the Rocks live all weekend with Cabin Radio

July 16, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...notice: If you want to dunk Ollie in mud, he’s scheduled for 7:30-8:30pm. Also available: Caroline Wawzonek 2:30-3:30, Katrina Nokleby 3:30-4:30, Niels Konge 4:30-5:30, Rebecca Alty 6:30-7:30.) Here are some of the on-air highlights throughout the festival weekend. Friday highlights 7:15pm: Laurie...

City ponders adjustment to tax mill rate

April 7, 2021

My Yellow Knife Now - ...which proposed a 2.5 per cent tax increase. Changing the mill rate would alter resident’s tax bills more than they are expecting. Councillor Niels Konge said businesses shoulder too much of the city’s tax burden. This means while only just over a third of properties are non-residential, commercial...

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