Nomination period for hamlet elections open

A community photo of Aklavik. (CKLB file photo)

The nomination period for hamlet elections in the NWT opened this week.

The communities headed to the polls later this year are:

  • Aklavik
  • Enterprise
  • Fort Liard
  • Fort McPherson
  • Fort Providence
  • Fort Resolution
  • Paulatuk
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Ulukhaktok

Hamlets must post their voter lists by Nov. 13. Residents interested in being part of their municipal government have until Nov. 15 to put their name forward.

The communities can hold advance polls between Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, with election day being on Dec. 13.

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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