Nunavik’s Makivik Corp. opens nominations for five director roles
Community directors election to be held Feb. 28
Nunavik’s Makivik Corp. has opened nominations for five community director positions that will be up for election on Feb. 28.
Community directors are the elected representatives who make up Makivik’s board of directors.
Nominations have opened this week for potential candidates from the Nunavik communities of Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Quaqtaq, Salluit and neighbouring Chisasibi.
Nomination forms are available at Northern Village offices in Nunavik by contacting the chief returning officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must be fluent in Inuktitut, residents of the community they intend to run for, and beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.
Potential candidates cannot have been recently convicted of an indictable offense punishable by a prison term of two years or more.
Nomination forms must be sent to Makivik’s returning officer by Feb. 11 at 5 p.m.
On election day, Feb. 28, Nunavimmiut can vote between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at their local Makivik Corp. office or designated polling station.
An advance poll will be held Feb. 25 during the same hours.