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Criminal Records Checks for NTI Elections

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Chief Returning Officer Mary Wilman today said candidates considering running in the NTI Election for President on Dec. 12, 2016 should apply for their criminal records check, as required by the organization’s elections guidelines.

Candidates are required to submit an original criminal records check when they submit their nomination papers. To ensure the records check is recent, candidates must apply for it 90-days prior to the election nomination period of Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, 2016. Because it normally takes weeks to process a criminal records check, anyone considering running in the NTI election must start the process well in advance of the nomination period.

Eligible candidates and voters must be Canadian citizens, at least 16 years of age by Dec. 12, 2016 and enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement. Nomination forms can be obtained from the chief returning officer, community liaison officers, or NTI’s website when nomination period opens.


For further information:

Mary Wilman
Chief Returning Officer
Tel: (867) 979-6554
Toll-free: 1-844-979-6554