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COMMUNITIES AND GOVERNANCE - Self-governance - Elections - Validity

Friday, May 05, 2017 @ 8:36 AM  

Appeal by the chief and several councillors of the George Gordon First Nation from a decision annulling their election to band council. The election took place in 2016. Its results were challenged by voters as well as some council candidates who were not elected. The challengers adduced evidence from 17 electors who, after marking their ballots for chief and for council, did not have their ballots returned to them for deposit in the appropriate ballot box after examination by a deputy electoral officer, as was required...