"We cannot afford four more years of nothingness," said the former industry minister, who is set to challenge environmentalist Kevin O'Reilly in Frame Lake.
May will host a public meeting at Northern United Place on Wednesday evening. Her party's NWT candidate for the fall election will be chosen next week.
Allegations of irregularities in the First Nation's election process, including issues related to candidate eligibility, have triggered an appeal hearing.
Gerry Cheezie, the First Nation's new chief, promised to tackle the problem of large projects damaging his people's land and water while ignoring their voice.
An imminent Akaitcho agreement-in-principle will bring Yellowknife closer to a significant economic bump, a negotiator said. Talks have lasted nearly 20 years.
Four times the First Nation brought forward its budget. Four times, members said no. Chief Frieda Martselos says she won't run in the fall's election.
Draft legislation revamping the protection and use of NWT forests has been punted past the next election as it is not considered fit to become law.
The Premier of the Northwest Territories hit out in stark terms at what he claims is Canada's lack of vision, leadership, or apparent interest in the Arctic.
D'Aigle was the only person to come forward. The party's NWT officials confirmed his success in a statement on Thursday afternoon.
Luke Quinlan, who runs a Yellowknife security services company, will be the NWT candidate for Maxime Bernier's new party in this fall's federal election.
Party members had been due to choose either Paul Falvo or Will Gagnon last week. However, more time is needed to ensure national party rules are followed.
The Sahtu community is suing its former administrator and mayor, alleging more than $1 million was wrongly appropriated. The new leadership promised change.