Rocky Simpson

Rocky Simpson

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Rocky Simpson

Candidate in the Hay River South Hay River race.

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‘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...

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...

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