Candidate profile: Paul Falvo (Green Party)

Paul Falvo (CKLB file photo)

Paul Falvo is a criminal defence lawyer from Yellowknife and the Green Party candidate for the upcoming federal election. He’s also been appointed the party’s Arctic critic.

He sat down with Francis Tessier-Burns to discuss transitioning to a green economy, leaving oil and gas in the ground, and other issues in the North.

Falvo has been in Yellowknife since 2001; he’s spent time with the Coast Guard, as a city firefighter, and as a city councillor.

The election is on October 21.

About the Author

Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to