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Notice of Upcoming Ratification Vote for the Fisher River Cree Nation Land Code

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TAKE NOTICE that a Ratification Vote shall be held in accordance with the Fisher River Cree Nation Community Ratification Process in order to determine if Eligible Voters approve the Fisher River Cree Nation Land Code and the Individual Agreement. The Land Code and Individual Agreement shall be approved if a majority of the participating Eligible Voters vote to approve them.
The following question will be asked of the Eligible Voters of Fisher River Cree Nation by ballot:
“Do you approve:
• The Fisher River Cree Nation Land Code, dated June 17, 2020; and
• The Individual Agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada?”

Advance Polls for the Ratification Vote will take place on Monday the 28th day of September, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m and Tuesday the 29th day of September, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at: Fisher River Cree Nation Community Hall, Province of Manitoba.
The Official Voting Day for the Ratification Vote will take place on Wednesday the 30th day of September, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at: The Fisher River Cree Nation Community Hall, Province of Manitoba.
The Electronic Voting Methods will be available from 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday the 1st day of September, 2020 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th day of September, 2020. Electronic Voting Methods (will be available) during regular polls on voting days (Advance Polls and Official Voting Day).
Electronic and paper copies of the Background Documents, the Ratification Documents and the Ratification Process may be obtained from Shirley A. Cochrane, Land Code Coordinator, at the Fisher River Cree Nation Administration Offices, (address) Province of Manitoba, telephone (204) 645-2171 ext 234. Copies may also be obtained from the website: fisherriver.ca.
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that all Members of Fisher River Cree Nation who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of the Official Voting Day of the Ratification Vote are eligible to vote.
DATED at Fisher River Cree Nation, Province of Manitoba this 27th day of July 2020.
Shirley N. Cochrane, Ratification Officer
Fisher River Cree Nation, Province of Manitoba
Telephone: (204) 645-2171 Facsimile: (204) 645-2745 E-mail: frcnshirley@mymts.net
NOTE: All Eligible Voters shall receive instructions on how to obtain a Mail-in Ballot package and instructions on how to vote electronically. If an Eligible Voter would like to vote by Mail-in Ballot, please contact the Ratification Officer for a mail-in package. Eligible Voters who wish to vote in person may attend the polls on Voting Days.
 

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