Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the electors of the Tsartlip First Nation will be held at the Tsartlip Administration Office, located at #1- Boat Ramp Road, Brentwood Bay, B.C., V8M 1N9.on the 28 th day of October, 2021, beginning at 5:00 P.M. and lasting for at least three hours, for the purposes of nominating candidates for the positions of Chief and nine(9) Councillor positions.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES:

  1. Any elector may nominate candidates by delivering or sending by mail, or email to the Electoral Officer a completed, signed and witnessed nomination and voter declaration form before the time set for the nomination meeting, OR by making a nomination orally at the nomination meeting.   
  2. Under the First Nations Elections Act, an elector must not nominate more than one candidate for the position of chief and no more candidates for the position of Councillor as there are Councillor Positions available for election.
  3. The Council of the Tsartlip First Nation has set out a candidate fee in the amount of $75 for the position of Chief and $50 for the position of Councillor.
  4. Under the First Nations Elections Act, a nominee does not become a candidate until they deliver to the Electoral Officer or Deputy Electoral Officer, by 6 p.m. on, October 31, 2021, a signed Candidate Declaration form, which can be obtained from the Electoral Officer.  The candidate fee for the relevant position must be received by this time as well, in the form of cash, certified Cheque money order or electronic transfer payable to the Electoral Officer.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE ELECTION:

  1. The election will be held on December 6, 2021 at the Tsartlip Administration Office, located at #1- Boat Ramp Road, Brentwood Bay, B.C., V8M 1N9; from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  2. Any elector may vote by mail-in ballot by submitting a Request for Mail-in Ballot form, which can be obtained and must be received from the electoral officer, along with a copy of identification, by November 29, 2021.  (a copy of the Request for mail in ballot is attached).
  3. Any elector may permit the electoral officer to release their name to the candidates.

Given under my hand this 29 day of September, 2021.

 Fred Schiffner P.O. BOX 18007               Telephone: 604-786-2512

Electoral Officer 1215C- 56 St. Delta, B.C., V4L 2M4     Toll Free: 1-800-813-2173                                                              

E-mail:  fschiffner90@gmail.com    

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