Election Update – May 17, 2017
Electoral Officer Appointed
The Chief and Council have appointed Gail Brubacher as the Electoral Officer. Ms. Brubacher is an experienced Electoral Office and is certified by Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada as required under the First Nations Elections Act.
Preliminary Election Schedule
A detailed election schedule will be posted by the Electoral Officer on May 29, 2017.
The nomination meeting has been scheduled for June 22, 2017.
Under the authority of Section 9 of the Regulations under the First Nations Elections Act, the Chief and Council have passed a resolution to impose a candidacy fee of $250 on every candidate for election as Chief or Councillor. (See attached BCR) Individuals who are nominated and accept a nomination as a candidate will be required to pay the candidacy in order to be placed on the ballot.