Rommel Silverio

Candidate in the Kam Lake Yellowknife race.

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$400K deleted from YK budget as quest to reduce 8.5% increase begins

December 3, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...– currently used for parking – for development. Shauna Morgan's motion to remove the parking study was supported by Payne, Robin Williams, and Rommel Silverio, but was voted down by the majority of councillors. Other 2020 capital projects discussed included: $595,000 in ice plant upgrades at the...

KAM LAKE: incumbent Testart is out, Cleveland is in

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...262 votes, 38 more than runner-up Robert Hawkins, who pulled in a total of 224. Cleveland and Hawkins were followed by Testart, with 220 votes, and Rommel Silverio, who garnered 125 votes from Kam Lake residents. The six candidates made up Yellowknife’s most crowded electoral district in a race. Cleveland...

3 ridings heading to recounts in tight Yellowknife races

October 1, 2019

CBC North - ...and establishing a really healthy working relationship," said Cleveland. Testart came third with 220 votes, followed by Yellowknife city councillor Rommel Silverio, Abdullah Al-Mahamud and Cherish Winsor. In a Facebook post, Testart congratulated Cleveland and thanked his supporters. "To the people of Kam...

NWT Election 2019: All of Cabin Radio’s candidate interviews

September 28, 2019

Cabin Radio - more supports to help seniors stay here - As a former MLA for YK Centre, says people are "energized" by his return when they speak to him Rommel Silverio – read our full interview Highlights: - Focusing on improving the quality of healthcare, Silverio wants additional payments to attract more...

Kam Lake candidate disappointed union not supporting his candidacy

September 26, 2019

NNSL Media - Rommel Silverio, a hospital patient care coordinator and MLA candidate in Kam Lake, expressed disappointment this week that his union’s president is supporting incumbent Kieron Testart even after being on the front lines of a near territorial-wide strike last winter. Silverio said he had no problem supporting...

Who’s winning the election sign war?

September 26, 2019

NNSL Media - ...because I couldn’t see it. Now on to the results. Kam Lake Signs counted Abdullah Al-Mahamud 17 Caitlin Cleveland 33 Robert Hawkins 15 Rommel Silverio 25 Kieron Testart 34 Cherish Winsor 4 This one is a squeaker. Caitlin Cleveland dominated the sign count through Grace Lake and Kam Lake...

Kam Lake candidate calls for foundational review of NWT’s education system

September 25, 2019

NNSL Media - ...legacy of residential schools. “I experienced (this) first hand working as a substitute,” he said. “I can tell you, it’s a struggle.” Rommel Silverio, another Kam Lake candidate, blamed the problem on high teacher turnover rates and said he would push for “a good recruitment retention...

Yellowknife candidates square off politely at final Dene Nahjo political forum

September 25, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - ...other riding represented was the crowded Kam Lake riding where no less than six candidates are running. They are: Kieron Testart, Robert Hawkins, Rommel Silverio, Caitlin Cleveland, Cherish Winsor and Abdullah Al-Mohamed. The candidates answered questions about issues ranging from consensus government,...

Power possibilities pondered by Kam Lake candidates

September 19, 2019

NNSL Media - ...skyrocketing power bills. But of the six candidates – Kieron Testart, Robert Hawkins, Abdullah Al-Mahamud, Caitlin Cleveland, Cherish Winsor and Rommel Silverio – who spoke to a packed crowd at N.J. MacPherson School, not all shared the same views on how to reign in power rates for Yellowknifers. Robert...

Kam Lake candidates trade cost of living solutions in community debate

September 18, 2019

CBC North - ...he said. "This is not crazy thinking. This is about opening up competition. This is how we survive." Responding next, Yellowknife city councillor Rommel Silverio said that the decision on the power franchise would come when the contract expires in 2020, but "we don't want to be like Hay River right now,"...

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