Shane Thompson

Shane Thompson

Phone: (867) 695-3830
Incumbent Since 2015

Shane Thompson

Candidate in the Nahendeh All Ridings race.

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‘Mass chaos’ in social services, say foster caregivers in crisis

January 19, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...she would not comment on specific concerns raised until that meeting had taken place. Two other MLAs, Kam Lake's Caitlin Cleveland and Nahendeh's Shane Thompson – the environment minister – are also understood to have been involved in meetings with caregivers. Thompson could not be reached on Friday....

Foster parents vent at childcare ‘crisis’

January 17, 2020

NNSL Media - ...territory’s care will remain at risk unless major changes take place. “This is our modern day residential school crisis,” Roberts tells Thom, Shane Thompson, minister of youth, and Caitlin Cleveland, chair of the legislative assembly’s Social Development Committee, in a letter accompanying the Dec. 12...

Three cabinet ministers, 18 staff to attend AME Roundup Conference

January 17, 2020

NNSL Media - attend the Roundup, including Premier Caroline Cochrane, Katrina Nokleby, minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment and Infrastructure, and Shane Thompson, minister of Environment and Natural Resources (as well as Lands, Youth Seniors, and the NWT Power Corporation). “This year, staff from the...

N.W.T. government workers ‘abuse’ foster parents, provide false information, says foster coalition

January 17, 2020

CBC North - ...general's office chose who to interview in the course of their 2018 audit, and not the territory. On Thursday, Roberts met with MLAs including Shane Thompson, minister responsible for youth, and Caitlin Cleveland, chair of the Standing Committee on Social Development, to discuss the letter. Roberts said...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...between them. Herb Nakimayak, who lost the seat, spent all $4,500 he raised on travel costs, the only candidate NWT-wide to do so. In Nahendeh, Shane Thompson spent more than $5,000 on travel in successfully defending his seat. Paulie Chinna spent almost $4,500 on travel as she won in the Sahtu. In all...

Intergovernmental Meeting held between Tłı̨chǫ Government and GNWT

January 13, 2020

My Yellowknife Now - ...Government and the Government of the Northwest Territories. Premier Caroline Cochrane, Minister Diane Thom, Minister R.J. Simpson, Minister Shane Thompson, Minister Caroline Wawzonek, and Minister Paulie Chinna met with the Tłı̨chǫ Government Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Chief Clifford Daniels,...

A New Year’s resolution for cabinet

January 8, 2020

NNSL Media - ...spoken to just two of them. Of course, we have talked to Hay River North MLA R.J. Simpson many times. Of the others, we have briefly chatted with Shane Thompson, probably about the weather. And we heard Premier Caroline Cochrane speak a couple of times in Hay River when she was a minister. However, we...

Land lease fees rocket 460% for Fort Smith cabin owner

December 16, 2019

CBC North - ...disrupted many people, not only in Fort Smith, but people in all regions across the territory." Martselos asked the minister responsible for Lands, Shane Thompson, to look into the matter and consider reversing course. In reply, Thompson said there will be "opportunities to revisit the mechanisms used to set...

R.J. Simpson appointed minister of Education, Culture and Employment

November 11, 2019

NNSL Media - ...of Health and Social Services; minister responsible for the Status of Women; Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities; Nahendeh MLA Shane Thompson – minister of Environment and Natural Resources; minister of Lands; minister responsible for Youth; minister responsible for Seniors; minister...

N.W.T. cabinet and deputy assignments send mixed message about change

November 10, 2019

CBC North - ...significantly more manageable. Disappointments for Simpson, Thompson Other cabinet ministers will have to cope with clear disappointments. Shane Thompson, a vocal supporter of one of Cochrane's competitors for premier, was deprived of the portfolio of municipal and community affairs — a role he had...

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