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Glenna Hansen

Glenna F. Hansen
Commissioner of the Northwest Territories
In office
March 31, 2000 – April 29, 2005
Prime Minister Jean Chrétien
Paul Martin
Premier Stephen Kakfwi
Joe Handley
Preceded by Daniel Joseph Marion
Succeeded by Tony Whitford
Personal details
Born (1956-08-10) August 10, 1956
Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada
Political party Independent

Glenna F. Hansen (born August 10, 1956 in Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada[1]) is an Inuvialuit Canadian politician. She served as Commissioner of the Northwest Territories from March 31, 2000 to April 29, 2005.


  • Early life 1
  • Election attempts 2
  • Commissioner 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Hansen joined David Storr and Sons Contracting Ltd., in 1991 as an executive assistant. As of 2004, she is general manager of David Storr and Sons Contracting Ltd., a position she rose to in 1996.

Election attempts

Hansen ran for a seat in the Northwest Territories Legislature in the electoral district of Inuvik Twin Lakes for the 1999 Northwest Territories general election but lost to Roger Allen. She ascended to political office anyways after being appointed Commissioner a few months later.

Hansen appeared on the political scene again running for a seat in the 2011 Northwest Territories election in the electoral district of Mackenzie Delta. The race was hotly contested due incumbent David Krutko not standing for re-election. She was defeated finishing in fifth place in the five way race losing to Frederick Blake, Jr..


On March 31, 2000, Hansen was appointed and sworn in as the 14th Commissioner of the Northwest Territories and the 24th head of state for the territory since 1870. She served in the role until April 29, 2005.


  1. ^ Interview with Glenna Hansen on SUAANGAN from InuvialuitTelevision on YouTube

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