From left: RJ Simpson, Michael Wallington and Hans Wiedemann. Greg McMeekin, not pictured, is also running.
Residents of Hay River North can choose between Greg McMeekin, RJ Simpson, Michael Wallington or Hans Wiedemann in the 2023 territorial election.
We’ve interviewed three of the four 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 believe help to mark them out as a candidate.
After four years as a regular MLA and four as a minister, RJ Simpson wants to hit the ground running and get things done quickly if re-elected. Read RJ’s interview
Michael Wallington says his business background will help him advance the interests of Hay River and NWT residents collaboratively if he’s elected. Read Michael’s interview
If elected, Hans Wiedemann says he would strengthens relations with Indigenous leadership and prepares northern communities for climate change’s consequences. Read Hans’s interview
Greg McMeekin, who says he is hearing-impaired, requested that questions be sent in advance so he could provide written responses. To accommodate this while ensuring a similar interview process for all candidates, Cabin Radio offered a video call in which questions could be sent by text and answers delivered as the questions are received, as is the case with other candidates.