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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The prime minister visited Hay River and Enterprise. Now what?

October 23, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...added Rocky Simpson, who spoke on almost the last day of his four-year term as Hay River South’s MLA. Simpson is running for re-election against Wally Schumann and Vince McKay. Simpson hopes Trudeau’s visit might get things moving for residents in need. “There needs to be some financial assistance,...

Here’s who’s running for election on Nov. 14

October 20, 2023

NNSL Media - ... Katherine Reid Stacie Arden Smith Hay River North Greg McMeekin R.J. Simpson Michael Wallington Hans Wiedemann Hay River South Vince McKay Wally Schumann Rocky Simpson Inuvik Boot Lake Diane Archie Denny Rodgers Sallie Ross Inuvik Twin Lakes Lenora McLeod Lesa Semmler Kam Lake Caitlin...

NWT Election 2023: Nominations closed but lists aren’t quite final

October 20, 2023

Cabin Radio - ... In Hay River North, incumbent RJ Simpson now faces three challengers: Greg McMeekin, Michael Wallington and Hans Wiedemann. Vince McKay has joined Wally Schumann and Rocky Simpson in contesting Hay River South. In Yellowknife North, there will now be at least a three-way contest (subject to any withdrawals)...

Final day for candidates to come forward in NWT’s 2023 election

October 20, 2023

Cabin Radio - ... In Hay River North, incumbent RJ Simpson now faces three challengers: Greg McMeekin, Michael Wallington and Hans Wiedemann. Vince McKay has joined Wally Schumann and Rocky Simpson in contesting Hay River South. In Yellowknife North, there will now be at least a three-way contest (subject to any withdrawals)...

Rocky Simpson will seek second term as Hay River South MLA

October 13, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Simpson says he will seek a second term as the MLA for Hay River South, setting up another contest against Wally Schumann. Schumann, who had been a minister in Bob McLeod’s government from 2015 to 2019, lost to Simpson by 350 votes to 322 four years ago, a result that stunned Schumann’s camp. He had...

Here’s an updated list of who’s running in the N.W.T. election

October 12, 2023

CBC North - ...Nokleby*, Stacie Arden Smith Hay River North Greg McMeekin, Hans Wiedemann, Michael Wallington, R.J. Simpson* Hay River South Rocky Simpson*, Wally Schumann, Vince McKay Inuvik-Boot Lake Denny Rodgers, Diane Archie*, Sallie Ross Inuvik-Twin Lakes Lesa Semmler*, Lenora McLeod Kam Lake Caitlin...

Nominations open next week in N.W.T. election, here’s who’s running so far

October 12, 2023

CBC North - ...Frame Lake John Stanley Frame Lake Spencer Tracy Great Slave Katrina Nokleby* Great Slave Kate Reid Hay River North R.J. Simpson* Hay River South Wally Schumann Inuvik Boot Lake Diane Archie* Inuvik Boot Lake Denny Rodgers Inuvik Twin Lakes Lesa Semmler* Kam Lake Caitlin Cleveland* Mackenie Delta Frederick...

‘Staggered election’ possible if MLAs don’t approve delay

August 24, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...differ on suggested delay Two candidates in the upcoming elections offered differing views on whether a one-month delay is the right thing to do. Wally Schumann, who has already declared he wants to win back his Hay River South seat, said a November election is “realistic” given members still have a...

Wally Schumann officially announces bid for his former seat in Hay River South

August 13, 2023

NNSL Media - ...the October territorial election, Wally Schumann will be looking to win back the Hay River South seat he lost to Rocky Simpson. Schumann, who made his choice of riding official in a letter sent to media outlets on Aug. 3, indicated back in March that he intended to run again for territorial office. He said...

Wally Schumann confirms comeback bid in Hay River South

August 6, 2023

Cabin Radio - Wally Schumann is relaunching his bid to return as Hay River South MLA, having first announced he would run in March 2022. Schumann’s initial declaration came almost 18 months before polling day in the territorial election, which is October 3. In a letter on Friday, the former NWT minister restated his...

Dredging of Great Slave Lake set to begin this summer

June 13, 2023

NNSL Media - ...We haven’t seen any dredging. People in Hay River have been asking for it.” In response to a written question from then-Infrastructure Minister Wally Schumann to R.J. Simpson in 2018, Schumann indicated that dredging the harbour to restore full access would cost between $8 and $10 million. Schumann stated...

New fish plant on schedule, says ITI Minister Caroline Wawzonek

June 1, 2023

NNSL Media - ...talked about since 2014, when it was first proposed in the territory’s economic opportunities strategy back then. Then-Infrastructure Minister Wally Schumann announced the plan to build a new plant in 2017. The GNWT announced $6.6 million from the federal government had been committed with $2.2 million...