Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Official Notice of Eligible Candidates


As per the Long Plain First Nation Custom Election Act,

Article 2.1 the Long Plain First Nation Tribal Government consists of one (1) Chief and four (4) Councillors.

Article 2.4 the term of office for the position of Chief and Councillors shall be four (4) years.

Article 8.14, this official notice confirms the eligible Candidates seeking office for the Tribal Government include:

In alphabetical order by surname, eligible candidates seeking the office of Chief:
Meeches, David
Meeches, Dennis
Prince, Yvette
YellowQuill, Chris


In alphabetical order by surname, eligible candidates seeking the office of Councillor:
Assiniboine, James
Daniels, Marvin
Daniels, Sage
Meechas, Raymond Jr.
Meeches, Garnet
Meeches, George
Merrick, Liz
Perswain, Geraldine,
Perswain, Joyce
Prince, Stephan
Sanderson, Theresa K.

Article 8.14

CANDIDATE GATHERING: Thursday, April 5, 2018

6:30 p.m. – Doors Open
6:45 p.m. – Opening Prayer, Review of Article 9.0 7:00 p.m. – Start of Candidate Gathering
9:00 p.m. – Close of Candidate Gathering

Location: Long Plain Spirit Lodge
Kathryn Myran, contact number: 204-252-2731


Article 8.14 (e), please submit questions to the Moderator for the purposes of the Candidate Gathering .

Article 9.2, eligible candidates may share their viewpoints on various governance issues at the local, regional, and national levels.

Article 9.3, the Moderator will ask prepared questions chosen from questions that have been submitted. Each candidate will be given one (1) minute to respond to the question. The Moderator does not have the authority or discretion to extend response times.

Article 9.4, all eligible candidates are required to attend, remain and participate for the full duration of the Candidate Gathering.

Article 9.5, the failure of an eligible Candidate to attend and remain for the full duration of the Candidate Gathering may result in a ground for an election appeal in accordance with this Act.


Janet Longclaws, Electoral Officer


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A signatory to Treaty 1, 1871 (Adhesion Treaty of June 20, 1876) Long Plain First Nation is an Ojibway and Dakota community in the central plains region of Manitoba.


The Long Plain population is over 4,500 and is comprised of 3 reserves of which 2 are urban. The urban reserves are situated along the city limits of Portage la Prairie and in the City of Winnipeg.



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