with the nomination form for residents of Haida ancestry on the North coast available until January 20th.
Those interested in putting forward their name in nomination must be 16 years of age or over as of January 9th and be eligible to vote, nominate candidates or run for office.
The nomination forms are available at the CHN offices in Skidegate and Old Masset and must be submitted by Friday at 4 PM.
The polling date and location of polling stations for the by-election will be announced once the nomination period closes.
For more information on the process or to seek out more background related to the duties as the Regional representative contact the CHN office at 250-626-5252
More items of note from the Council of the Haida Nation can be found from their Facebook page here.
Some background on the current membership of the CHN can be examined here, a larger overview of the mandate of the Council and how it operates can be found from the CHN website.
Our archive of news and items of interest from Haida Gwaii can be reviewed here.