Notice is hereby given that there shall be a meeting of Nipissing First Nation electors for the purpose of nominating candidates for Nipissing First Nation Chief and Council on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 7 pm to 9 pm.
As a result of the pandemic this meeting will be held via the Zoom meeting platform by computer or phone. All electors to which Nipissing First Nation has an address for have been sent this notice by mail with the Zoom link and passcode on it. Those who have not received this notice may obtain the Zoom link and passcode by calling the Electoral Officer at 705-753-6975.
You may also nominate a candidate through the use of the mail-in nomination form, which must be accompanied by the voter declaration and witness statement. Submissions should be sent to the following mail or email address and must be received on or before the close of the Friday, May 21, 2021 meeting:
Nipissing First Nation Electoral Officer
P.O. Box 23003 FERRIS,
North Bay, ON P1A 4K6
OR email to: Fred_Bellefeuille@msn.com
In order to be a nominator or seconder of a nomination for a candidate for the position of Chief or Councillor you must be an eligible voter of Nipissing First Nation which is someone who is a member of Nipissing First Nation and who has attained 18 years of age on or before the date of the vote.
In order to be an eligible candidate for a position of Chief or Council the person nominated must be:
- 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.
Any questions concerning the nomination meeting can be directed to the Electoral Officer, Fred Bellefeuille at 705-753-6975.