Wally Schumann

Wally Schumann

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Wally Schumann

Candidate in the Hay River South Hay River race.

Wally can be reached at Rocky13@northwestel.net, or by calling 867-875-2881.

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These three people want to be the NWT’s Conservative candidate

April 24, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...Michael McLeod and the NDP’s Kelvin Kotchilea. The next election must be held on or before October 20, 2025. Former territorial politicians Wally Schumann and Jackie Jacobson are joined by Kimberly Fairman, who is currently executive director of the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, in seeking...

Hay River’s Simara Wilson talks volunteerism, identity and pride

February 11, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...proud moment for me, knowing that I raised such a wonderful, perfect daughter.” Simara Wilson accepts the Youth Volunteer Award from former MLA Wally Schumann at Hay River’s 2024 Community Spirit Awards. Photo: Marilyn Marshall Simara says she hopes to see her community come together and continue to...

‘People needed this.’ Hay River celebrates residents at awards gala

February 6, 2024

Cabin Radio - ...I can’t even remember when,” Morse added. “So wonderful seeing them out and having something to dress up to go to.” The event was hosted by Wally Schumann, former MLA for Hay River South. It included speeches from Premier RJ Simpson, who represents Hay River North, as well as community affairs minister...

Election 2023: Residents vote for change as seven incumbents ousted

November 15, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - Only four incumbents defeated their challengers as more than 10,000 cast their votes. New faces to the Legislative Assembly include former Yellowknife city councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan, and deputy Mayor of Fort Smith Jay MacDonald. Also returning are several past MLAs who were defeated in the last election, including Yellowknife Centre’s Robert Hawkins, Range Lake’s Kieron Testart, and Sahtu’s Daniel McNeely. According to the unofficial results, just over 10,900 voters turned out for the election, or about one quarter of the population. Here are the unofficial results of the election, according to Elections NWT (bold indicates elected, * indicates incumbent).

Unofficial Election Results Provided by Elections NWT

November 15, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...169 - Advertisement - Great Slave: Stacie Arden Smith 237 James Lawrance 59 Katrina Nokleby 197 Kate Reid 263 Hay River: Vince McKay 282 Wally Schumann 238 Pierre Simpson 210 Inuvik Boot Lake: Diane Archie 152 Denny Rodgers 210 Sallie Ross 132 Inuvik Twin Lakes: Lenora McLeod 128 Lesa...

What happened in the NWT election? Get a quick summary

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...to George Nerysoo. Fort Smith deputy mayor Jay Macdonald beat Frieda Martselos in Thebacha. Vince McKay defeated Rocky Simpson and former minister Wally Schumann in Hay River South. Ron Bonnetrouge lost to Sheryl Yakeleya in Dehcho. Katrina Nokleby was ousted by Kate Reid in Great Slave. Reid’s narrow...

Newcomer Vince McKay wins in Hay River South

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Hay River councillor Vince McKay has taken the Hay River South seat, beating incumbent Rocky Simpson and former infrastructure minister Wally Schumann. Elections NWT said that with all polls reporting, McKay unofficially had 282 votes, while Schumann had 238 and Simpson had 210. The outcome came as a...

Vince McKay comes out on top in Hay River South

November 15, 2023

NNSL Media - ...into the election in Hay River South, many observers expected it to be a two-horse race between incumbent Rocky Simpson and former MLA Wally Schumann. In the end, it was the third entrant who emerged victorious. Vince McKay will be going to the legislative assembly as he is the MLA-elect for the riding,...

Results start becoming clearer as last numbers roll in

November 14, 2023

NNSL Media - ...with incumbent Katrina Nokleby sitting third; and Vince McKay is still out in front in Hay River South over incumbent Rocky Simpson and Wally Schumann. Here are the latest numbers with the MLA-elects in bold: DEHCHO (all polls reporting) Bonnetrouge, Ronald – 145 Lafferty, Richard C. – 27 ...

Could the N.W.T.’s next emergency be its lack of leadership?

November 11, 2023

CBC North - ...they aren't the only controversial politicians to do so. Four former MLAs, tossed in previous elections, are trying to make a comeback, including Wally Schumann, a former infrastructure minister who faced his own vote of confidence that nearly ousted him from cabinet. Bigger crises coming MLAs and...

NWT Election 2023: Read our Hay River South interviews

November 3, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...of Hay River South can choose between Vince McKay, Wally Schumann or Rocky Simpson in the 2023 territorial election. We’ve interviewed all three candidates, giving each person 15 minutes to discuss their platform, the priorities they’d like to focus on if elected, and the qualities that they...

NWT Election 2023: Rocky Simpson’s Hay River South interview

November 3, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...and strengthen aftercare programs to help people recovering from addiction. More information: Rocky Simpson’s campaign website Vince McKay and Wally Schumann are also running for the seat. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on October 25, 2023. The...

NWT Election 2023: Vince McKay’s Hay River South interview

November 3, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...funds that are used for carbon tax … to the people that were impacted by climate change.” More information: Vince McKay’s Facebook page Wally Schumann and incumbent Rocky Simpson are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was...

NWT Election 2023: Wally Schumann’s Hay River South interview

November 3, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...four years spent listening to his community’s needs, Wally Schumann says he is ready for a second term representing the people of Hay River South. Schumann was the district’s MLA from 2015 to 2019, also serving as the NWT’s minister of infrastructure and industry. He lost to Rocky Simpson in...

7 races to watch in the N.W.T. election

October 30, 2023

CBC North - ... Hay River South Hay River South will feature a rematch of 2019 with incumbent Rocky Simpson facing off against the former infrastructure minister, Wally Schumann. In 2019, Simpson unseated Schumann — who, at that time, was the incumbent — by 28 votes. This time around, there will also be a third...