Sept. 30, 2013, editorial in NWT News/North

Arctic Council on the right track Last week, Western Arctic NDP MP Dennis Bevington argued against the direction the federal government is moving in as Canada assumes leadership of the Arctic Council for the next two years. He says there are two roads to travel – one of regulations, research, international co-operation and environmental conservation, […]

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A Yukon perspective on devolution – MP Ryan Leef

(As published in the Sept. 30, 2013 edition of NWT News/North.) As the member of Parliament for the Yukon, I wanted to take this opportunity to share the work our Conservative government has undertaken in partnership with Northerners to improve job growth and the economic development across the North. These are particularly exciting times for […]

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Northern News Services Editorial Sept. 2, 2013

He’s not the most popular guy, our prime minister. During Stephen Harper’s first visit to Yellowknife as prime minister in 2006, there were protests outside of the legislative assembly. More recently in Hay River last month, Idle No More demonstrators drummed and sang as he made his way to announce $5.8 million to teach mining […]

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Wine & Cheese Fundraiser with Joe Oliver

The Western Arctic Conservative Association invites you to join us for a wine & cheese fundraiser in Yellowknife with Joe Oliver, Member of Parliament Eglinton-Lawrence. Cost: $25/person (please register using the form below) When: Monday August 26, 4:45 to 6:30 p.m. Where: 5523 44th Street Ticket Order Form We hope to see you there!

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Fort Smith WACA Evening Meeting

Western Arctic Conservative Association members and supporters in Fort Smith are invited to share in an evening of discussion and refreashments. Highlighting the event will be a visit from WACA President and former NWT Premier Floyd Roland. The event takes place at the Fort Smith Recreation and Community Centre in the Seniors’ Centre. Sunday, May 12, […]

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WACA May 23 Board Meeting

Reminder for all Directors and Executive Committee Members The next full board meeting of the Western Arctic Conservative Association will take place on May 23 starting promptly at 7 p.m. For anyone in Yellowknife, this meeting will take place in the Baker Centre Boardroom, the proceeds from which benefit the Yk Seniors’ Society. For those outside […]

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Conservatives Celebrate $299 Million Tuktoyaktuk-to-Inuvik Highway

Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially announced the Conservative Government’s support of the Tuk-Inuvik Highway in April of 2011 while visiting Matco Transportation Systems. (Image © John Curran) Tuktoyaktuk, NT – During Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to Yellowknife on Monday, March 11, 2013, members of the Western Arctic Conservative Association applauded the announcement of increased […]

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Hay River WACA Lunch Meeting, May 12

Western Arctic Conservative Association Hay River Caucus Lunch Meeting Ptarmigan Inn Sunday, May 12, 2013 Noon Featuring WACA President and former NWT Premier Floyd Roland Please RSVP to Director Tom Lakusta via the form below so we know how many people to expect.

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Dennis Bevington A No Show

The NDP is disunited on a growing list of issues: fairness of the shipbuilding process; merit-based selection of Supreme Court justices; marketing-freedom for western Canadian farmers; a senior leadership candidate proposed mergers with the Liberals; preeminent NDP MP Roméo Saganash disagrees with the NDPs constitutional position regarding a hypothetical independent Quebec; and Nycole Turmel changed […]

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