Chief & Council Election 2021

ELECTION REPORTS & UPDATES
Declaration of Results of Recount (July 14, 2021)
2021 Nipissing First Nation Election Report (July 10, 2021)
Livestream of Vote Count (July 9-10, 2021)

CHIEF & COUNCIL 2021 – 2024 TERM
Chief Scott McLeod
Deputy Chief Mike Sawyer
Councillor Joan McLeod Shabogesic
Councillor June Commanda
Councillor Tyeler Commanda
Councillor Eric (Rick) Stevens
Councillor Jane B. Commanda
Councillor Daniel M. Stevens


Meet the Candidates

Chief Candidates’ Night – Wednesday, June 16th at 7pm
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Council Candidates’ Night – Thursday, June 17th at 7pm
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Candidates’ Nights provide an opportunity for NFN Debendaagziwaad (citizens) to hear from the candidates for Gimaa (Chief) and E-giigdowaad (Council) to understand each candidate’s platform for the upcoming election.

THESE ARE VIRTUAL EVENTS AND PARTICIPATION IS VOLUNTARY. Candidates for Chief will have 10 minutes each, and candidates for Council will have 5 minutes each to outline their platforms.

Click here to view a poster about Election Campaigning & Voting Tips during COVID-19 with guidance from NFN Health Services.


In order to be an eligible candidate for a position of Chief or Council the person nominated must be:

  1. an “eligible voter” as defined in the Nipissing First Nation Custom Election Regulations;
  • must reside within a 100 km radius of Nipissing First Nation Administration office located in Garden Village;
  • must take a leave of absence from his/her employment effective from the date of acceptance of nomination until the results of the election have been finalized, if employed by Nipissing First Nation.

Documents

Electoral Officer’s Final Report on Election Results – Saturday, July 10, 2021
Electoral Officer’s Nomination Meeting Report – Friday, May 21, 2021
Notice of Nomination Meeting – Friday, May 21, 2021

Contact

Fred Bellefeuille
Nipissing First Nation Electoral Officer
P.O. Box 23003 FERRIS,
North Bay, ON   P1A 4K6
705-753-6975
Fred_Bellefeuille@msn.com