Extension of Term of Office (Little Saskatchewan First Nation)

Please be advised that due to the significant rise of Covid cases within Manitoba; November 12, 2020 The Province of Manitoba announced a “Code Red Alert” for Manitoba. https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/system/red-critic.ahltml

Extension of Term of Office:

November 3, 2020 The Minister of Indigenous Service Canada approved a six (6) month extension from January 28, 2021 to July 28, 2021. The Little Saskatchewan First Nation Band Election will be held on July 28, 2021.

The First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) extension is necessary to prevent, mitigate or control the spread of diseases on the reserve.

https://laws-lois. justice.gc .ca/ eng/regulations/SOR-2020-84/inde.xhtml

COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are increasing at an alarming rate on Manitoba First Nations, prompting many of them to lock down and try to protect their most vulnerable members.

As the Chief and Council and community healthcare workers and community members work diligently to protect our community, we ask everyone to take precautions whenever possible to help reduce the spread of this coronavirus

Chief Hector Shorting and Band Council
Little Saskatchewan First Nation