May 16, 2019
News Release For Immediate Release
Carcross/Tagish First Nation will have a new Haa Shaa du Hen (Chief) on July 15th 2019
CARCROSS – Carcross/Tagish First Nation is now ready to officially enter into the by-election process with all dates confirmed. The appointed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Tanya Silverfox, will be assisting with the by-election process until the end of July 2019.
Today the writ has been issued and the call for nominations is now open. As per the C/TFN election code, any Citizens that wishes to run for Haa Shaa du Hen (Chief) has until May 31st to bring their name forward.
More information can be found on the Carcross/Tagish First Nation website (www.ctfn.ca) under By-election 2019
Chief Electoral Officer, Tanya Silverfox
“On May 16th, 2019, the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Executive Council hereby calls a By-Election for One (1) Chief - Haa Shaa Du Hen as pursuant to the Election Code. The By-Election will be held on Monday, July 15th, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. in Carcross, Tagish and Whitehorse areas."
Carcross/Tagish First Nation
Governance Department, Communications
Daphne Pelletier Vernier
(867) 821-4251 ext. 8235