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 has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com