Wally Schumann

Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Minister of Infrastructure

Board of Management (Member)








Hay River South Electoral District:



Member's Office:

P.O. Box 1320  Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2L9
(867) 767-9141 ext. 11138




Constituency Office:

PO Box 4220
#3 – 66 Woodland Drive
Hay River, NT X0E 1G2
(867) 874-6141



Wally Schumann was elected to the 18 Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories in November of 2015 representing the riding of Hay River South. Wally has lived in Hay River the past 30 years.

Wally was selected for Cabinet in the role of Minister of Transportation and Minister of Environment and Natural Resources. Since September 2016 Minister Schumann became the Minister responsible for Industry, Tourism and Investment, Public Works and Services and Transportation. He became the first NWT Minister of Infrastructure on April 1, 2017.

Prior to territorial politics Minister Schumann served as President and Vice-President of the Hay River Metis Government Council. He was also a successful businessman.

An active member of the Hay River community, Wally volunteers and represented Boards on the Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Mines aboriginal Participation Committee and a Director for the NWT Manufacturer’s Association.

Minister Schumann enjoys jet boating and spending time at the family cottage with his family.