Nominations open for elections in nine NWT hamlets

Last modified: November 2, 2020 at 5:11pm

Nominations opened on Monday for elections coming up in nine NWT communities on December 14.

Elections will take place next month in the hamlets of Aklavik, Enterprise, Fort McPherson, Fort Resolution, Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Tuktoyatuk, Tulita, and Ulukhaktok.

Those looking to declare their candidacy must do so between November 2 to November 16.


A full calendar of dates to remember throughout the election season is listed on the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs’ website.

Correction: November 2, 2020 – 2:15 MT. This report initially stated 10 communities were having elections this year, according to original information from the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. In fact, nine communities are having elections, Fort Liard is not one of them.