Campaign Questions

CPAWS-NWT  posed three questions about the Protected Areas Strategy, the proposed Thaidene Nene national park reserve, and economic diversification. The answers are here: http://cpawsnwt.org/news/territorial-candidate-conservation-questionnaire-results-are-in

The Union of Northern Workers asked five yes/no questions that addressed possible job losses from cuts, contracting out and public private partnerships. The details are supposed to be available at the following, but the link is not working properly:

http://www.unw.ca/nwt-election-report-card

NWT Seniors’ Society asked six questions about issues that are top of mind for older adults including the status of extended health care benefits and increasing support to people to “age in place.”

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NWT Association of Communities had six questions about how communities are funded, and the impact of climate change.

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Fracking Action North had some questions on whether there should be a moratorium on fracking.

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The Yellowknife School Boards had some questions on funding inclusive education, junior kindergarten and other education initiatives.

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YWCA Yellowknife asked two questions about women’s rights and needs.

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Ecology North asked for responses in four subject areas: food security, oil and gas regulation, sustainable economy and carbon pricing.

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The Status of Women asked about how to reduce family violence, and how to make the role of women more equitable in the NWT.

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Yellowknife Day Care had some questions about how they can find a suitable and affordable space to replace their existing location.

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The Canadian Cancer Society sent out a Vote For Health Survey related to tobacco reduction legislation to protect children from second-hand smoke while they travel in vehicles and play in parks and playgrounds. The results of the survey are now available at:

http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/take-action/what-we-are-doing/vote-for-health-ab/?region=ab

The NWT Teachers Association had three questions about improving the experience of students and teachers in the education system.

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The NWT Literacy Council had two questions about improving low rates of literacy and essential skills in the NWT.

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