Hamlet and DEA elections today in Fort Liard

A view of the community courtesy of Molleigh Mareigh (Fort Liard Facebook Group).

It’s election day in Fort Liard.

Two candidates are running for mayor of the Dehcho hamlet. They are Hillary Deneron, and Mike Gonet.

Eight candidates are running for the six seats on the hamlet council.

Hamlet Council Candidates. (Facebook)

It’s also a large field of candidates for the Fort Liard District Education Authority, with 10 candidates running for the six positions.

DEA candidates list (Facebook).

Polls are open until 7pm this evening at the Hamlet Office.

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Josh Campbell
Start your morning with the Splash on Denendeh Sunrise from 7:30-8:30am. Campbell was trained and mentored by longtime CKLB host and Gwich'in entertainer William Greenland. Prior to hosting the morning show and filling in on the Saturday Request Show, he had stints in the Yukon on CKRW the Rush, CBC North in Yellowknife, and began his broadcasting career at CJCD Mix 100. Before moving North he was born and raised on the banks of the Tobique River, the traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Tobique Maliseet First Nation.