Rocky Simpson

Rocky Simpson

Phone: (867) 875-2881
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Rocky Simpson

Candidate in the Hay River South Hay River race.

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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...

Temporary shelter found for homeless men in Hay River %

January 7, 2020

NNSL Media - One of the people helping is Tom Makepeace, who has been driving homeless men to a trailer on the Old Town property of Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson. Makepeace explained the temporary arrangement resulted from discussions at the interagency group. “I was sort of desperately afraid that one of...

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

December 30, 2019

CBC North - ...told CBC. "It's not hard to come up with reasons to get involved." Emergency shelter 'a dire need' The trailer is 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...

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

December 30, 2019

CBC North - ...ousted by Salt River First Nation Chief Freida Martselos, and Hay River South, where former infrastructure minister Wally Schumann lost his seat to Rocky Simpson, Sr. As in past elections, voting at the office of the returning officer was the favourite method of advance polling. As usual in N.W.T....

ITI minister committed to new fish plant in Hay River

December 24, 2019

NNSL Media - ...11. However, she said ITI will take the time required to consider various options. Nokleby was responding to questions from Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson about the cancellation in September of a tender to build a new fish plant. Simpson asked Nokleby to confirm that the tender had been cancelled...

Indebted MLA Rocky Simpson gets greenlight to sell properties, assets

December 23, 2019

NNSL Media - ...GNWT Crown corporation is a step closer to recouping the nearly $2 million its owed by Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson after his son RJ Simpson, two-term MLA for Hay River North, was given the green light to buy two properties put up for sale in a bid to pay off years-old debts. In civil court in...

Court docs provide details into N.W.T. MLA’s wage garnishment

December 19, 2019

CBC North - ...his paycheque. According to court documents, slightly more than $900 has been deducted from each of the last two paycheques for Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson. Simpson's gross pay every two weeks is $4,593. The Northwest Territories Business Development and Investment Corporation got a garnishee order on...

NWT ‘still committed’ to fish plant it currently can’t afford

December 12, 2019

Cabin Radio - ... Cancellation of the tender leaves the fate of the fish plant, a centrepiece of the NWT's strategy to revitalize its fishing industry, in limbo. Rocky Simpson, the Hay River South MLA, raised the plant's future in the legislature on Wednesday. Simpson asked industry minister Katrina Nokleby what would...

MLAs at Metis assembly for the first time in years

December 2, 2019

NNSL Media - ...and Employment Minister R.J. Simpson showed up, along with Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos, Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh MLA Steve Norn and Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson. Bailey noted the people at the annual assembly were excited that the territorial representatives could attend and hear their concerns. “Our...

GNWT aims to sell off indebted Hay River MLA’s assets

November 29, 2019

NNSL Media - Land includes nine lots in Hay River and another in Fort Liard. A notice of motion obtained by News/North and dated on Nov. 8 states that BDIC sought “access, valuation and sale” of mortgaged land and personal property in Hay River. The motion states that BDIC wants access to the valuation and sale of secured assets which include work site trailers, and properties on Simpson’s lots. Both the BDIC and Canada Revenue Agency have filed writs of seizure and sale against Simpson, seeking recovery of monies owed. Court documents show realtors have had difficulty getting the full valuation for the properties and assets and that the commercial market in Hay River is slow.

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