From left: Richard C Lafferty, Sheryl Yakeleya and Steven Vandell. Ron Bonnetrouge is also running.
Residents of the Dehcho district can choose between Ron Bonnetrouge, Richard C Lafferty, Steven Vandell or Sheryl Yakeleya 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.
If he’s elected the new Dehcho MLA, Steven Vandell says his hands-on experience will help foster an environment where jobs are created for youth. Read Steven’s interview
Richard C Lafferty wants to promote industries he says are overlooked, like natural gas and logging, while enhancing on-the-land education. Read Richard’s interview
Born and raised in Fort Providence, Sheryl Yakeleya says she’ll listen closely to communities’ needs if elected as the Dehcho MLA. Read Sheryl’s interview
Ron Bonnetrouge, the incumbent, declined to be interviewed.