MP’s bill amended

by Phil Ambroziak National Indigenous Peoples Day will not become a statutory holiday any time soon, but that doesn’t mean Georgina Jolibois has given up on a cause near and dear to her heart. The Desnet...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...

Jolibois to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is looking to continue what she’s started at Parliament Hill and within her riding following next year’s federal election. “...

Conservative nominee steps up

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River is a winnable riding for the Conservative Party of Canada. That was the message put forth by former Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day when he vis...

MP to open fourth office

by Phil Ambroziak Many hands make light work. This is something Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois understands and why she continues with plans to open a fourth constituency office in t...

100 days and counting

by Phil Ambroziak & Derek Cornet Having been sworn into office Dec. 1, Georgina Jolibois has officially been a Member of a Parliament for 100 days. The new job, and change in lifestyle that comes with it...

Leaders speak out

by Phil Ambroziak From bad will come good. That’s the sort of optimism leaders from the North have as they strive to move forward in the wake of Friday’s (Jan. 22) shootings at La Loche Community School a...

Jolibois elected MP

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election may be over, but one more trip to the polls still awaits the people of La Loche. Although a date for a municipal by-election has yet to be set, current...

Clarke has no regrets

by Phil Ambroziak On election night in Meadow Lake, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River’s incumbent Conservative candidate Rob Clarke and a handful of his supporters spent the evening flipping back-and-forth...

Democracy gains strength

It’s been said close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but for Lawrence Joseph these are more than mere words. The Liberal candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River was only 70 votes away fro...