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Yellowknife editorial: Edjericon’s aggressive strategy against health minister is a calculated risk
June 9, 2022
NNSL Media - ...a fire under an earnest politician, and be enough to make any compassionate human being feel sympathetic. With that in mind, Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh MLA Richard Edjericon stood in the House of the NWT Legislative Assembly on May 30 to take Health Minister Julie Green to task over health-related struggles that his...
Edjericon returns to healthcare issues after one-day suspension
June 3, 2022
Cabin Radio - Richard Edjericon returned to the issue of healthcare in small communities on Thursday, two days after being temporarily barred from the legislature over his comments. Discussing healthcare in communities like Fort Resolution on Monday, the Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA had accused health minister Julie Green of...
Green, Edjericon spar over ‘gaslit’ residents, ‘disastrous’ treatment
May 30, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...latest feud among Northwest Territories politicians reached the legislature on Monday as Richard Edjericon and Julie Green continued a battle over healthcare in smaller communities. Edjericon, the Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA, took an NNSL reporter to Fort Resolution in April to hear residents’ concerns. He told...
May 19: Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit the NWT
May 19, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...First Nation April Martel, Commissioner of the NWT Margaret Thom, Gwich’in Tribal Council Grand Chief Ken Kyikavichik, Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA Richard Edjericon, and Chief Wilbert Kochon of Colville Lake’s Behdzi Ahda First Nation. (Apologies if we missed anyone out.) 15:00 – A hand games demonstration...
N.W.T. government passes budget with opposition from 6 MLAs
April 5, 2022
CBC North - ...far enough for Martselos, Monfwi MLA Jane Weyallon Armstrong, Deh Cho MLA Ron Bonnetrouge, Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson, Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA Richard Edjericon and Great Slave MLA Katrina Nokleby, who cast her vote against the budget in solidarity. The budget got support from Cochrane, Yellowknife South...
NWT budget passes but MLAs from smaller communities vote no
April 4, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...South’s Rocky Simpson, Thebacha’s Frieda Martselos, Deh Cho MLA Ron Bonnetrouge, Monfwi MLA Jane Weyallon Armstrong and Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh’s Richard Edjericon voted no. They were joined by Katrina Nokleby, from Yellowknife’s Great Slave district, who said it was time to “stand with my small community...
GNWT budget for 2022-23 passes despite opposition from MLAs representing smaller communities
April 2, 2022
NNSL Media - ...31, eleven members voted in favour of the budget while six members — Jane Weyallon-Armstrong, Ronald Bonnetrouge, Katrina Nokleby, Rocky Simpson, Richard Edjericon and Frieda Martselos — voted against. Much of the opposition came from MLAs representing smaller communities who felt the budget was too...
Yellowknifer editorial: Medical travel misses the boat
April 1, 2022
NNSL Media - ... And although his spouse is at his side, he’s left wondering why her trip was paid for through the good graces of Tu Nedhe/Wiilideh MLA Richard Edjericon rather than NWT medical travel, who declared her to be an ineligible non-medical professional and therefore not essential. What a slap in the face....
What kinds of electoral reform does the NWT need next?
March 31, 2022
Cabin Radio - ...was painful but it did work,” O’Reilly said in the legislature. “It did cost some money but that is the price of democracy, in some ways.” Richard Edjericon became the new Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA after Norn was ousted by his peers in a 17-0 vote in November 2021. An independent adjudicator recommended the...
Edjericon says attacks over mortgage debt seem ‘malicious’
March 18, 2022
NNSL Media - ...Nedhé-Wiilideh MLA Richard Edjericon says recent criticisms directed at him regarding money owing on a mortgage debt with the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation are unfair and don’t capture the full context of the situation. Edjericon was sworn in as MLA on Feb. 21 following a byelection to fill Steve...