Rocky Simpson

Rocky Simpson

Phone: (867) 875-2881
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Rocky Simpson

Candidate in the Hay River South Hay River race.

Rocky can be reached at joann.jensen@maskwaengineering.ca, or by calling (867) 875-2881.

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Pause evictions during pandemic, MLAs say

April 1, 2020

NNSL Media - ...Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, and British Columbia. That’s echoing the calls from other MLAs like Norn and Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson, who also called for putting evictions temporarily aside as early as March 16. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson called for a pause to evictions prior...

Northern politicians return to worried constituencies

March 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...the federal government should aim to provide that support as an emergency measure while the economy faces a possible recession. Other MLAs, such as Rocky Simpson of Hay River South, are suggesting additional crisis measures like scrapping utility limiters and evictions to meet the circumstances. (NWT Power...

COVID-19: MLAs brace for economic impact

March 16, 2020

NNSL Media - ...there will likely be more facing tough times. MLAs set sights on evictions, utility limiters Outside of federal support, Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson pressed Cochrane on GNWT support for small business, outside of federal efforts. She said the government was looking at procurements, bill payments...

N.W.T. expected to get less than $600K from Ottawa to deal with COVID-19

March 16, 2020

CBC North - ...resources when they come through." We do know that there will be a downturn in our economy. - N.W.T. Premier Caroline Cochrane Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson said many government projects are likely to be held up as a result of the pandemic. He asked how the territorial government will help small...

NWT MLAs vote in ‘most important debate since we’ve been elected’

March 14, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...MLAs spoke in Friday's debate, most to support the project – albeit with some reservations. (Norn, O'Reilly, and Wawzonek are quoted above.) Rocky Simpson, Hay River South: "The money is going to go south? It's up to us to make sure that doesn't happen. We have to make sure that anybody doing work for...

Lafferty ordered out of NWT legislature after refusing to apologize

March 11, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...sitting to say they supported their Monfwi colleague's call for the House to be suspended if appropriate interpretation is not available. Rocky Simpson, the Hay River South MLA, said with hindsight he should have walked out alongside Lafferty when proceedings continued as normal. Blake decided...

‘A big day.’ Father grills son for first time in NWT legislature

March 4, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...rose and began asking the employment minister questions about apprenticeships. The difference? The member and the minister are father and son. Rocky Simpson on Tuesday questioned his son, RJ, for the first time since both were elected in October last year. The two Simpsons serve as Hay River's two MLAs....

In full: What the GNWT says is wrong at Stanton Hospital

February 11, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...executives also holds regular internal meetings to review the situation, she said. "We always ask what we can learn," said Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson, referring to public-private partnerships (or P3s) like the new hospital. "We never seem to learn." Simpson said he refused to believe the NWT...

Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson objects to government red tape

February 11, 2020

NNSL Media - ...River South MLA Rocky Simpson brought up the issue of “dreaded” government red tape in the Legislative Assembly on Feb. 5. In a member’s statement, Simpson said the government continues to pile red tape onto northern companies, driving up the cost of doing business while reducing productivity and...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...the most of any candidate to their own campaign. Norn's financial statement suggests he invested $8,386 in his campaign, a little more than Rocky Simpson's $8,265 in Hay River South. (Both candidates were successful. Simpson gave more than $7,500 of that money back to himself as "other payments" and...

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