Notice from NAN Head Electoral Officer

THUNDER BAY: Head Electoral Officer Audrey Gilbeau has received and verified nominations for the 2023 by-election for the position of Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

As per the Notice of NAN By-Election for the position of Grand Chief to take place on August 16, 2023, at the 41st Annual Keewaywin Conference, the deadline for nominations was July 7, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (EST).

As of 12:01 a.m. (EST), on July 8, 2023, one nomination was received for the position of Grand Chief for a candidate who met all requirements as per Section 4.1 of the NAN Election Procedures.

The candidate’s name is Mr. Alvin Fiddler, of Muskrat Dam First Nation.

In accordance with NAN Election Procedures, this candidate will be acclaimed by resolution on August 16, 2023, during this year’s Keewaywin Conference (August 15-17, 2023) in Thunder Bay.

Information on the election process and NAN Election Procedures is available on the NAN Election website:

For questions about the by-election, please contact:

Audrey Gilbeau, NAN Head Electoral Officer
Phone: 807-621-7489
Fax: 807-789-1710

For more information please contact:
Michael Heintzman,
Director of Communications
Cell: (807) 621-2790

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