(January 29, 2008 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. today announced that Nomination Period for NTI Elections will open Feb. 5, 2008. The Nomination Period will remain open for two weeks, closing Feb. 19, 2008.
Elections for the NTI Executive Officer positions of President and Vice-President of Finance are scheduled for March 18, 2008. Voters can head to advance polls March 11, 2008, and can 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 or from NTI’s website.
Eligible candidates must file their nomination papers with the Chief Returning Officer no later than 5 p.m. local time on Feb. 19, 2008.
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.
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