2020 Band Elections Update

As Coronavirus (Covid-19) continued to evolve, and acting in the best interest of safety and wellbeing of the community, Chief and Council rescinded Order in Council 2531—Band Elections June 2020, postponing the band election originally scheduled for June 2020.  With the support of Indigenous Service Canada (ISC) as per the guidelines for cancelling and postponement of elections during Covid-19, it was assured that there would be no Governance-Gap and Chief and Council could continue its mandate, and must specify a new election date within 6 months of the original date of the band election.

On July 29, 2020 Chief and Council approved Order in Council 2563—Listuguj Band Elections 2020. The new date set for the election is November 7th, 2020. Order in Council 2563, also appoints the Michel Poirier as the Electoral Officer and Christine (Tina) Barnaby as Assistant Electoral Officer for Listuguj.

Specific dates identified as per OIC 2563 are:

  • Official Nominations for General Band Election will take place Friday, September 25, 2020.
  • The General Band Election for Chief and Council will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020. 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Jill Martin
Office of Chief and Council Manager
(418)-788-2136 ext. 2026