Nominations Close for Michipicoten First Nation Elections

Candidates appear set for the upcoming Michipicoten First Nation elections, after a nomination meeting Saturday morning.

According to the band website, there are two candidates for chief: current Chief Pat Tangie and former chief Joe Buckell.

There are sixteen candidates for five councillor roles, including current councillors Evelyn Stone, Don Humphries, John-Paul Chalykoff, William - or Bill - Swanson Sr., and Janet Demary, as well as: Irene Armstrong; Daniel Beaupre; Diedre Dupuis, or Boissoneau; Roberta Day; Sandra Donney-Fraser; Daniel Perreault; Linda Peterson; Agnes Stone; Ida Swanson; Myrtle Swanson; and William Swanson Jr.

The candidates have until 4 pm Thursday, January 24th, to withdraw their names, or it will appear on the ballot for the election, which will be held March 23rd.