Shane Thompson

Shane Thompson

Phone: (867) 695-3830
Incumbent Since 2015

Shane Thompson

Candidate in the Nahendeh All Ridings race.

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‘Let Pike Mike In’: Ice Lake Rebels star stuck in ‘COVID-predicament’ at the border

March 27, 2020

NNSL Media - ...guy is a resident, he is not going into a community, let him go to his spot where he is isolated.'” Harrison said he reached out to the office of Shane Thompson, his MLA, for assistance but wasn’t able to talk to him the morning of March 25. “The next step for me? What would be great is that I would...

No concern over food supply in Fort Liard as highway closes

March 25, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...after their spring break," she said. "This is your homework, and curfew, and all that kind of stuff.” At the same time, Deneron has been asking Shane Thompson – a cabinet member and the Nahendeh MLA – how Elders in the community will be cared for during the pandemic. “For the people who are doing...

NWT Power Corporation to stop using limiters during pandemic

March 18, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...the legislature on Monday. "We really should think about this from now until June – take all limiters off. The minister could make that happen." Shane Thompson, the minister responsible for the power corporation, initially said he could not commit to removing limiters. However, in an email on Tuesday,...

NWT Power Corp. pulls limiters

March 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...they should be removed until June, adding on Monday that he was “worried about our communities, our elders.” NWT Housing Corporation Minister Shane Thompson refused to commit to the measure in assembly Monday, but appears to have relented by Tuesday. The corporation, meanwhile, encouraged residents to...

N.W.T. power corporation ending power throttling during COVID-19 pandemic

March 17, 2020

CBC North - ...about our communities, our elders, people that we represent in our communities," he said of COVID-19. (Mario De Ciccio/Radio-Canada) At the time, Shane Thompson, minister responsible for the power corporation, responded that he could not commit to that, but did say limiters would be removed in communities...

UPDATED: NTPC to remove all power limiters amid coronavirus concerns

March 17, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - our original story, including the exchange between Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson, whom first brought up the use of limiters, and NTPC Minister Shane Thompson in the Legislative Assembly. Originally published on March 16, 4 p.m. Jacobson urged Minister Thompson to stop the use entirely of power limiters...

COVID-19: MLAs brace for economic impact

March 16, 2020

NNSL Media - ...MLA Jackie Jacobson, that demanded the NWT Power Corporation scrap utility limiters. Simpson said he was “dismayed” at power corp. Minister Shane Thompson’s response, which didn’t commit to scrapping limiters. “Nitpicking” on limiters would lead to the same response on evictions and housing,...

NTPC changes power limiter regulations amid coronavirus concerns

March 16, 2020

CKLB 101.9 - changing its power limiter regulations to ease the strain residents may face due to COVID-19. Nunakput MLA Jackie Jacobson urged NTPC Minister Shane Thompson to stop the use entirely of power limiters until June—echoing a request he made earlier this session of the Legislative Assembly. In response,...

Tuktoyaktuk school turned into shelter as storm hits

March 15, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...Sunday morning were around -20C. "Please be safe," Jacobson posted online, urging residents to check on elderly relatives. According to Jacobson, Shane Thompson – the minister responsible for the NWT Power Corporation – said a line crew was being dispatched as soon as possible on Sunday to begin work on...

N.W.T. MLAs asking for audit of new Stanton Territorial Hospital

March 12, 2020

CBC North - ...Yellowknife. A majority MLAs voted on Wednesday in favour of a motion requesting an audit. The four cabinet ministers present voted against it — Shane Thompson, R.J. Simpson, Caroline Wawzonek and Paulie Chinna. Frieda Martselos, the MLA for Thebacha, brought the motion, which asks for a special audit of...

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