Candidate profile: Mary Beckett (NDP)

(Francis Tessier-Burns/CKLB)

Mary Beckett is the NDP’s candidate for the upcoming federal election, and the first of CKLB’s candidate profiles. Beckett has lived in Inuvik for 35 years and has spent most of that time helping individuals and small businesses grow.

She spoke with Francis Tessier-Burns on bringing a green economy to the NWT, cost of living and land claims, among other issues.

The federal election will be on October 21. Keep an eye out for CKLB’s ongoing candidate profiles until then.

About the Author

Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis was a reporter with CKLB from January 2019 to March 2023. In his time with CKLB, he had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures.