Paulie Chinna

Paulie Chinna

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Paulie Chinna

Candidate in the Sahtu All Ridings race.

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How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...costs, the only candidate NWT-wide to do so. In Nahendeh, Shane Thompson spent more than $5,000 on travel in successfully defending his seat. Paulie Chinna spent almost $4,500 on travel as she won in the Sahtu. In all three of those districts, the candidate spending the most on travel won. Personal...

Intergovernmental Meeting held between Tłı̨chǫ Government and GNWT

January 13, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ... Premier Caroline Cochrane, Minister Diane Thom, Minister R.J. Simpson, Minister Shane Thompson, Minister Caroline Wawzonek, and Minister Paulie Chinna met with the Tłı̨chǫ Government Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Chief Clifford Daniels, Chief David Wedawin, Chief Charlie Football, and Chief...

Temporary shelter found for homeless men in Hay River %

January 7, 2020

NNSL Media - ...come in there tomorrow, buy that, and say you guys get off the property,” said Makepeace. On Dec. 12 in the Legislative Assembly, Simpson asked Paulie Chinna, the minister responsible for homelessness, if the GNWT is prepared to provide assistance to a non-profit group in Hay River to set up a temporary...

Temporary emergency men’s shelter fills ‘a dire need’ in Hay River

December 30, 2019

CBC North - one of Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson's many properties in town. Simpson declined an interview for this story, but publicly tried to convince Paulie Chinna, the territory's new housing minister, to fund a permanent shelter in Hay River earlier this month. Makepeace, 70, opens up the temporary shelter...

Official results reveal where the N.W.T.’s battleground ridings were won and lost

December 30, 2019

CBC North -'s a similar story of communities divided in who to support. The night produced a tight three-way race between incumbent Danny McNeely, winner Paulie Chinna and challenger Caroline Yukon. While Caroline Yukon enjoyed the overwhelming support of her hometown of Deline, she earned only three votes in the...

Housing minister agrees, the N.W.T. is in a housing ‘crisis’

December 13, 2019

CBC North - ...state of housing in the N.W.T. is now routinely referred to as a "crisis," even by the new housing minister. Paulie Chinna, the minister responsible for the N.W.T. Housing Corporation, also calls it "unacceptable." "I do come from a smaller community," Chinna said. "I do see the homelessness, and I see...

No new homes? We’ll build our own, say Colville Lake residents

December 12, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...spoke to CBC early in the year about his plans to build a log house overlooking the lake. We are in a housing crisis, we do need new public units. PAULIE CHINNA, HOUSING MINISTER He collected about 80 logs last winter. When he finishes working on the winter road this winter, he plans to head back out on the...

R.J. Simpson appointed minister of Education, Culture and Employment

November 11, 2019

NNSL Media - ...hit the ground running. I’m really looking forward to working with her.” The other portfolio assignments in the new cabinet are: Sahtu MLA Paulie Chinna – minister of Municipal and Community Affairs; minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation; minister responsible for...

N.W.T. cabinet and deputy assignments send mixed message about change

November 10, 2019

CBC North - ...and CEO Tom Williams, a Cochrane appointee from her time as housing minister, has been kept in his role. Above Williams, Cochrane has appointed Paulie Chinna as minister for housing — a relatively unknown politician who made few statements about housing over the course of her campaign. It's a similar...

Cochrane says change won’t come immediately for NWT

November 5, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...called for urgent action on housing. Asked if her cabinet would elevate the profile of the Minister Responsible for the Housing Corporation – now Paulie Chinna, the Sahtu MLA – Cochrane said her team would begin looking for innovative solutions to the crisis. "We know that we're in desperate need," she...

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