Shane Thompson

Shane Thompson

Phone: (867) 695-3830
Incumbent Since 2015

Shane Thompson

Candidate in the Nahendeh All Ridings race.

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NWT providing more cash for flood damage and mitigation

June 28, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...private insurance claims. There is no limit on disaster assistance provided to community governments. ‘Where’s the money?’ Maca minister Shane Thompson first announced the updated policy at a meeting organized by MLAs in Hay River on Monday night. “Now people are getting excited about the next...

MLA doubtful Taltson project will help N.W.T. acheive its climate goals

June 18, 2022

CBC North - ...26 the territory would not update its target, which has fallen out of line with Canada's commitment. (That's a change from when Environment Minister Shane Thompson last year said the N.W.T. wasn't saying " yes or no " to updating the goals). The territory says the first phase of the expansion is expected to...

Merging departments not about money or jobs, premier says

June 5, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...the size of the departments, and it’s also a lot of departments for ministers,” said Cochrane. “So there was a benefit to reorganization.” Shane Thompson is currently the minister for both departments. He is also the minister of municipal and community affairs, a department originally included in...

The mud, and the cost, linger over Hay River following the flood

June 1, 2022

Cabin Radio - have been damaged by the flooding and quite possibly are uninhabitable,” said Deh Cho MLA Ronald Bonnetrouge in an address directed at Shane Thompson, the minister for municipal and community affairs. “Will the minister commit to replacing the damaged homes on the Kátł’odeeche First...

Improved disaster assistance still ‘an insult,’ says MLA

May 27, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...inefficient and an insult to those who find themselves with limited negotiating power and now may well need a mortgage to rebuild.” Shane Thompson, the minister of municipal and community affairs, responded by outlining the process by which residents register for an assessment and have an...

At least 100 Hay River, K’atl’odeeche homes surveyed for flood damage: MACA Minister

May 26, 2022

NNSL Media - ...230 residents have signed up for the Disaster Assistance service, as of May 26, according to the GNWT’s Minister of Community Affairs. Minister Shane Thompson provided the update in response to questions in the Legislative Assembly on May 26, although he said those figures may have no longer been up to...

N.W.T. premier ‘heartbroken’ after witnessing aftermath of Hay River flooding

May 25, 2022

CBC North - ...their windows," said Cochrane. The premier was joined on Monday by a few members of her cabinet including Municipal and Community Affairs Minister Shane Thompson as well as some MLAs. Cochrane said witnessing the level of destruction left her "devastated," but that it put in context what the victims are...

Fuel contamination the next concern in flood-ravaged Hay River

May 20, 2022

CBC North -" "Hopefully we can get our lives back on track," he said. On Monday, Premier Caroline Cochrane and Municipal and Community Affairs Minister Shane Thompson and MLAs Rocky Simpson, RJ Simpson and Ron Bonnetrouge will be in Hay River to meet with the community and First Nations leadership to plan the...

Recovery in K’atl’odeeche and Hay River begins

May 18, 2022

CKLB 101.9 - provide ongoing updates as and when required.” Long-term adaptation During a news conference last week, both Premier Caroline Cochrane and Shane Thompson, minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, addressed the need for long-term risk mitigation in the territory in the face of climate change. ...

NWT government to merge its environment and lands departments

May 17, 2022

Cabin Radio - ...31 last year, the latest date for which figures are available, ENR had 343 employees and Lands had 105. They currently share the same minister, Shane Thompson. So far, there is no name for the new, amalgamated department. How jobs within the two departments will be affected is not yet clear. Merging the...

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