NTI prepares for March election
Patrick Tagoona was appointed chief returning officer for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s elections on March 21, 2006.
Tagoona has already announced some key dates for the election:
* Feb. 7 — Nomination papers are available to candidates.
* Feb. 21 — Nomination papers due; deputy returning officers are appointed in communities.
* Feb. 24 — Last day for candidates to withdraw from race.
* March 13 — Advance poll.
* March 21 — Election day.
All beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement aged 16 or older are eligible to vote.