7 candidates vying to be next chief of K’atl’odeeche First Nation – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018128 Views

6 councillor positions are all acclaimed

Oct 09, 2018

Seven people are running to become the next chief of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation, near Hay River, N.W.T., while all six councillor positions have been acclaimed.

“Usually there is a vote,” said the First Nation’s chief executive officer, Peter Groenen, referring to the acclaimed council positions. “I guess everyone just wants to be chief.”

Roy Fabian, the current chief, is not among the candidates running this year.

The First Nation increased its number of council positions from four to six for the upcoming election, after community members called for an increase, said Groenen.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/katlodeeche-chief-candidates-election-1.4856169

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