Rylund Johnson

Candidate in the Yellowknife North Yellowknife race.

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‘We want to get the work done’: Colville Lake asks GNWT to leave self-government negotiations

February 19, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - ...not as easy as just changing them to meet the whim,” she said. “We also have to take Canada’s legislation, as well.” Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson, who brought up the issues with Colville Lake negotiations, said not updating the GNWT principles due to federal issues “seems to miss the point,...

NWT MP Michael McLeod is the only federal Liberal supporting a Green New Deal motion

February 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...letter received notable support from former Chief of Smith’s Landing First Nation Francois Paulette, musician Leela Gilday, Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson, Frame Lake MLA Kevin O’Reilly, Jack Bourassa of PSAC North and Yellowknife city Councillors Shauna Morgan and Julian Morse. The plan, however,...

MIKE W. BRYANT: An enfeebled path to glory

February 14, 2020

NNSL Media - ...move I did make was recruiting Yellowknifer WIMPS columnist Jon Howe as our goalie. That guy can stop pucks. And stop them he did – most of them. Rylund Johnson blew past me like I was a saloon door in a Hollywood western and scored on the breakaway but other than one other goal scored by Chris Zouboules,...

Indigenous jail numbers are ‘a national travesty.’ What can the NWT do?

February 14, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...don't believe that these solutions are that complex. They require front-line workers making a 'yes' the default answer," said Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson. "They require our front-line workers having flexibility to interpret policies that, when a person with complex needs is in front of them, they can...

Colville Lake wants N.W.T. out of self-government negotiation

February 13, 2020

CBC North - ...Codzi, president of the related Ayoni Keh Land Corporation, sent the letter to Premier Caroline Cochrane last month. The letter, tabled by MLA Rylund Johnson in the Legislative Assembly on Feb. 7, replies to a request for recommendations on how to implement the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous...

Former Aurora College president and GNWT at odds over dismissal

February 6, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - ...both the president of Aurora College and associate deputy minister of postsecondary education renewal. Both Green and fellow Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson raised the issue of academic freedom and independence now that a former ECE bureaucrat is leading the transition. Education, Culture, Employment...

Aurora College boss says he was fired, despite minister’s assertion

February 5, 2020

Cabin Radio - ... "He took part in some of the polytechnic review. He is very qualified for the position and this is more of an HR issue, so I'll stop at that." Rylund Johnson, the MLA for Yellowknife North, said: "It saddens me that Aurora College is one of the most costly, and least successful, colleges to run in the...

New N.W.T. assembly heading into first budget session

February 5, 2020

CBC North - ...require money. "That's what this session is really about, it's 'Okay, we want to do this, but where are we finding the money?'" said caucus chair Rylund Johnson. The draft budget is more the work of the last assembly than this one, which began its term just four months ago. "The business planning for it...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...candidates were acclaimed unopposed), the candidate who raised the most money won. However, there were some financial upsets. In Yellowknife North, Rylund Johnson's campaign finance statement shows he raised just $4,000 in defeating Jan Vallillee ($7,000) and incumbent Cory Vanthuyne ($10,000). Advertisement....

NWT’s MP ‘broadly agrees’ with Green New Deal’s aims

January 10, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...Tłı̨chǫ Government George Mackenzie, and Elder and environmental advocate Francois Paulette. Territorial MLAs Caitlin Cleveland, Julie Green, Rylund Johnson and Kevin O'Reilly were signatories, alongside city councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan. A range of healthcare professionals, educators, and...

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