(February 12, 2008 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Nomination Period for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Elections will close Feb. 19, 2008 at 5 p.m. local time. Eligible candidates must file their nomination papers with the Chief Returning Officer by that time.
Elections for the NTI executive officer positions of President and Vice-President of Finance will be held March 18, 2008. Voters can head to advance polls March 11, 2008, and may also vote by proxy.
Eligible candidates must be Canadian citizens, at least 16 years of age and be enrolled or eligible to enroll under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.
Nomination forms for President and Vice-President of Finance can be obtained from Chief Returning Officer Adamee Itorcheak at Ayaya Marketing & Communications, from Community Liaison Officers and from NTI’s website.
Candidates are responsible for ensuring that nomination papers sent to the Chief Returning Officer are received. If nomination papers are not received by deadline, a potential candidate will not be permitted to run in the NTI Elections.
Potential candidates may withdraw their nomination papers until 5 p.m. local time on Feb. 22, 2008.
For further information:
Chief Returning Officer
Ayaya Marketing & Communications