Elections gearing up across NWT

Nominations opened on Monday, Nov. 2 for nine hamlets across the NWT: Aklavik, Enterprise, Fort McPherson, Fort Resolution, Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Tuktoyaktuk, Tulita and Ulukhaktok.

According to the department of Municipal and Community Affairs’ election calendar, candidates need to submit their names by Nov. 16 at 3 p.m.

The official election date is Dec. 14. Advanced voting can open as early as two weeks prior, but must close one week before the official election date.


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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis was a reporter with CKLB from January 2019 to March 2023. In his time with CKLB, he had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures.