Candidates in the MNO Election Announced
OTTAWA, April 22 – Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Chief Electoral Officer, Lawrence Gladue, today announced the candidates for the May 5, 2008 election of the MNO’s three province-wide governing institutions: The Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario- (PCMNO); the Métis Nation of Ontario Youth (MNOY); and, the Métis Nation of Ontario Veteran’s Council (MNOVC). Thirteen candidates, of the 30 elected positions have been acclaimed.
Elections for the contested positions of the PCMNO Vice-Chair, the PCMNO Regional Councillors for Regions 1 and 7 will be held as scheduled on May 5, 2008. The advance poll will be held on May 3, 2008
All poll stations will be open from 9:00am to 8:00pm in each relevant time zone.
For further information see the MNO Website at www.metisnation.org
For further information: Katelin Peltier, MNO Manager of Communications, (613) 798-1488 ext. 108, Cell: (613) 859-7130, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.metisnation.org