Rylund Johnson

Candidate in the Yellowknife North Yellowknife race.

Rylund can be reached on social media, at contact@rylundjohnson.com, or by calling (867) 444-1082.

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In bid to break disabilities barriers, MLAs are called to act

December 5, 2019

NNSL Media - ...receptive to the priorities posed, none have yet to formally committed to undertaking them. MLAs Katrina Nokleby, Julie Green, Caitlin Cleveland, Rylund Johnson, Frieda Martselos, and Kevin O’Reilly attended the Nov. 4 presentation, which was open to all MLAs. The council has since distributed the...

Protest urges GNWT declare climate emergency

December 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...parliament, representing the North, which as we know is on the front lines of the climate crisis,” Gagnon-van Leeuwen said. Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson said he would “absolutely” support a climate emergency declaration in Assembly. He said when youth organizers put the same question to...

Yellowknife students urge government to declare climate strike

November 29, 2019

CBC North - ...felt like we were in an apocalypse." At least two politicians were in attendance Friday, Frame Lake MLA Kevin O'Reilly and Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson. "I find this really inspiring," Johnson said. "I admire these youth." Kyle Rogers was one of the students who wants the territorial government to...

Photos: Yellowknife Santa Claus parade 2019

November 25, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Investment Corporation; YK Galaxy Youth Soccer Club; Aroma Brewealis Homebrew Club; Copperhouse Eatery and Lounge; Makerspace YK; MLA's Julie Green, Rylund Johnson, Katrina Nokleby, Kevin O’Reilly; and Yellowknives Dene First Nation Chiefs Ernest Betsina and Edward Sangris. The parade is hosted by the City...

MLAs keep mum ahead of vote for N.W.T.’s next premier, cabinet

October 24, 2019

CBC North - ...Speaker and premier. 1 MLA makes choices public So far, only one MLA has been forthcoming about who he'll be supporting for premier and cabinet. Rylund Johnson, MLA for Yellowknife North, offered his choices in a press release on Wednesday "in a bid for greater transparency in the leadership selection...

Ahead of vote, MLA Johnson posts picks for premier, cabinet

October 23, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...he promised, newly elected Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson on Wednesday publicly posted his choices for premier, speaker, and cabinet in Thursday's vote. On Thursday, the territory's 19 MLAs will elect a new premier and six cabinet ministers by secret ballot. However, Johnson had pledged to make public...

Simpson wins mock premier ‘election’ at Yellowknife North MLA’s meeting

October 21, 2019

NNSL Media - ...cast mock premier ballots in place of a real vote. While a secret vote among MLAs will select the NWT’s next premier, the constituency’s MLA Rylund Johnson invited residents to share their picks, with the winner likely to receive Johnson’s official vote. Hay River North MLA R.J. Simpson garnered a...

Premier hopefuls talk reforms in first pitch to N.W.T. MLAs

October 18, 2019

CBC North - ... Cabinet solidarity tests candidates Candidates also faced questions from MLAs not seeking the top job. In one question, Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson asked the candidates whether they would allow cabinet ministers to vote freely in some cases. Outgoing Premier Bob McLeod came under fire for...

Cochrane, Lafferty, Martselos, Simpson make bids to be premier

October 18, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...and lacked transparency – after many successful candidates had run in the NWT's election on a platform of change. The MLA for Yellowknife North, Rylund Johnson, responded to some of those criticisms earlier this week – saying he had pressed colleagues for change but they had ultimately chosen to keep most...

Live: Cochrane, Lafferty, Martselos, Simpson vie to be premier

October 18, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...and lacked transparency – after many successful candidates had run in the NWT's election on a platform of change. The MLA for Yellowknife North, Rylund Johnson, responded to some of those criticisms earlier this week – saying he had pressed colleagues for change but they had ultimately chosen to keep most...

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