Roland Laufer has been picked to run for the Green Party in the upcoming federal election.
Laufer emigrated to Yellowknife from Germany in the 1990s and is currently the treasurer of the Yellowknife Artists Co-operative.
Lea Mollison was announced as the Conservative candidate on Tuesday.
Current NWT MP Michael McLeod is running for re-election. McLeod was first elected in 2015 and won his seat again in 2019.
The federal election is scheduled for September 20.