Niels Konge

Candidate in the Yellowknife Centre Yellowknife race.

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If YK councillors become MLAs, what happens to their seats?

September 10, 2019

Cabin Radio - becomes empty in the first three years of a four-year term. This would trigger an election if either Rommel Silverio, running in Kam Lake, or Niels Konge, who is seeking a seat in Yellowknife Centre, are successful in their territorial campaigns. A by-election would cost between $15,0000 and $20,000...

Downtown shelter neighbour urges ‘enough is enough’ after death

September 9, 2019

Cabin Radio -" – citing William Greenland, who is heavily involved in the work of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, as an example. Niels Konge, the city councillor who announced his candidacy in Yellowknife Centre last week, published his platform on Sunday. The document included a call for...

58 race for MLA

September 7, 2019

NNSL Media - ...have chosen not to run again. At least three sitting municipal councillors elected in their local governments last year are on the ballot as well (Niels Konge and Rommel Silverio of Yellowknife and Inuvik’s Desmond Loreen) Latour said there are more than 29,000 NWT voters registered on the ballot but...

Eight ridings to watch in the Northwest Territories’ election

September 7, 2019

CBC North - address homelessness, addictions and unemployment. She was inducted into the Order of Canada for that work. Also in the downtown race is Niels Konge, a contractor and sitting Yellowknife city councillor. Konge made headlines in 2017 for a public spat with then-Yellowknife mayor Mark Heyck in...

Niels Konge is running for MLA in YK Centre

September 5, 2019

NNSL Media - ...councillor and business owner Niels Konge has officially filed his paperwork to be a contender for MLA in Yellowknife Centre. Konge said he was considering throwing his hat into the ring during a city council committee meeting earlier this week but remained tight-lipped about which constituency he would...

Niels Konge files papers, is running in Yellowknife Centre

September 5, 2019

Cabin Radio - councillor Niels Konge has filed his nomination papers with Elections NWT and is officially running for MLA in Yellowknife Centre. Construction company owner Konge suggested he may run earlier in the week, when he excused himself from a territorial election briefing at City Hall on the...

YK could be two councillors short after territorial election

September 3, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...has six candidates, including incumbent Kieron Testart, and is easily the most crowded race in the territory as things stand. Three-term councillor Niels Konge, regarded as an outspoken member of council, said on Tuesday he is reserving his right to wait until Friday to officially declare his candidacy. As...

Niels Konge ‘may’ run for MLA

September 3, 2019

NNSL Media - Niels Konge, the three-term Yellowknife city councillor and owner of Konge Construction, is hinting he may throw his hat in the ring for the upcoming territorial election. Konge declared a conflict of interest during an Aug. 3 city council committee meeting when the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce presented...

NWT Election 2019: Who’s running and what they say

September 2, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Jarvis said he also intends to focus on cheaper, cleaner energy for the city and the NWT. Jarvis' candidacy was confirmed on September 3. Niels Konge Construction boss Konge, a city councillor for the past seven years, was confirmed as a candidate on September 5. Naming problems like access to...

Here’s the final list of who’s running in the N.W.T. election

September 2, 2019

CBC North - ...activist and advocate) (community activist and advocate) Thom Jarvis (loan officer, former broadcaster) (loan officer, former broadcaster) Niels Konge (Yellowknife city councillor, contractor; N.W.T. apprenticeship, trade, and occupation certification board chair) Yellowknife North Cory Vanthuyne...

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