March 7, 2023

Further to the FWFN General Election Nomination meeting of March 3rd, 2023, members of Fort William First Nation are hereby notified that an error occurred in the nomination process affecting the nomination of a member for the position of Chief. Pursuant to section 9 (Limitation) of the First Nation Election Act,

An Elector must not nominate more than one candidate for each position to be filled.

Therefore, a member can only nominate one candidate for the position of Chief and up to twelve names for the position of

Following an Emergency meeting of Council, the Electoral Officer has tendered her resignation.

We are now in the process of filling the vacant position of Electoral Officer and notifying ISC of the same in order to move forward with the General Election in accordance with the guidelines.

Members will be notified of the next steps we are taking to meet the guidelines of the First Nation Elections Act.

If you have any questions, please see all contact information below.


Michael D. Pelletier
Chief Executive Officer
P: 807.623.9543 Ext. 233
C: 807-629-0471
F: 807-623-5190

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