Paulie Chinna

Paulie Chinna

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Paulie Chinna

Candidate in the Sahtu All Ridings race.

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Northwest Territories MLA pension funds hit by pandemic

April 29, 2020

CBC North - ...(Sidney Cohen/CBC) On Friday CBC sent an email to Blake and the four other MLAs on the board — Diane Thom, Caitlin Cleveland, Jackie Jacobson and Paulie Chinna — asking why it was necessary for the entire board and four staff to travel to Vancouver, and how taxpayers benefited from the trip. Cleveland...

How did we get here? A timeline of COVID-19 in the N.W.T.

April 18, 2020

CBC North - .... March 24: Local leaders call for Kandola to identify small communities with COVID-19 cases. Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs Paulie Chinna declares a state of emergency, which will not be made public for three more days. YK1, the territory's largest school board, closes schools to...

N.W.T. extends its state of emergency and public health emergency

April 15, 2020

CBC North - ...prices on essential goods. Last week, Cochrane shuffled her cabinet to take over Municipal and Community Affairs, a portfolio previously held by Paulie Chinna. She said at the time, the move would allow her to better manage the territory's response to COVID-19. On Tuesday, Kandola told CBC News that...

Fort Resolution still needs more support from territorial government, mayor says

April 14, 2020

CBC North - ...fear and anguish. Have you heard back from the government about your concerns? I did speak with [former Municipal and Community Affairs] Minister Paulie Chinna briefly and she kind of helped in a way. But then things have changed. And since then I had no reach down from territorial leaders. None at all. I...

UPDATED: Premier takes over MACA department

April 7, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - ...the position back but at this time it affects every single resident, every single community,” said Cochrane. Previous MACA change Sahtú MLA Paulie Chinna has kept her other roles as minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, and minister responsible for homelessness. ...

Premier absorbs role of MACA minister, central to GNWT Covid-19 response

April 7, 2020

NNSL Media - ...release Tuesday, Cochrane announced she was taking control of the department, which is responsible for the territory’s Covid-19 response, from Paulie Chinna, who will remain minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corp. and minister responsible for homelessness. “As leader of the team, I feel it is...

NWT Premier to assume role of Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs

April 7, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ...early Tuesday April 7th, announcing that NWT Premier Caroline Cochrane will be replacing the current Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs Paulie Chinna effective today. The move will designate Premier Cochrane as the official responsible for administering the Emergency Management Act and carrying...

NWT premier becomes Maca minister to lead pandemic response

April 7, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...will now directly oversee the emergency management organization set up to coordinate the territorial government’s coronavirus pandemic response. Paulie Chinna, the Sahtu MLA, held the Maca portfolio until Tuesday. Chinna retains responsibility for the NWT Power Corporation and homelessness. Cochrane is...

N.W.T. premier shuffles cabinet, takes over Municipal and Community Affairs portfolio

April 7, 2020

CBC North - ...and give direct oversight to the government's overall response to COVID-19. Cochrane takes over the Municipal and Community Affairs file from Paulie Chinna, who was appointed to the position last year. Cochrane previously held that portfolio from 2015-2018 in the 18th Assembly. Taking over the...

JTFN leader says next weeks critical as NWT extends emergency

April 6, 2020

Cabin Radio - that a state of emergency gives the territory’s cabinet powers, while a public health emergency gives the chief public health officer powers. Paulie Chinna, the minister of municipal and community affairs, signed the extension on Monday. The NWT government said the extension ensured a wide range of...

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