For Immediate Release
December 12, 2017
TOWN OF DUCK LAKE MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION – DECEMBER 13, 2017
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, residents of the Town of Duck Lake will head to the polls in a municipal by-election to elect two town council members.
Candidates seeking election for Town Council are:
- Jade Penner
- Anne Marie Smith
- Dennis Lavoie
We are encouraged that a member of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation is seeking election in the upcoming by-election.
“As a home-owner, an employee of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, and an active community member in both the BOCN and the Town of Duck Lake, Jade has shown her commitment for the betterment of our shared goals of building a healthier, and more vibrant community” said Roy Petit, Chief of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation. “I join my colleagues on Council in wholeheartedly supporting her candidacy.”
A growing number of residents of the town of Duck Lake are members of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation and their issues deserve knowledgeable, and compassionate representation. To that end, our Council strongly encourages all members of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation residing in the Town of Duck Lake to vote in Wednesday’s by-election.
Our two communities are historically intertwined, and we value the relationships that have been built between our two communities – relationships that extend beyond Treaty 6, and even the confederation of Canada.
We wish all candidates the very best in Wednesday’s by-election and look forward to continuing the excellent relationship we have between our two communities.
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For more information, please contact:
Chief & Council Communications
306-467-4523 ext 237
To: Membership, Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
From: Chief & Council
Date: December 12, 2017
Re: Community Christmas
We wish all the best greetings of the season and invite you all to our Community Christmas!
What: Community Christmas & Secret Santa
When: Sunday, December 17th (time to be determined)
Where: CRCEC Gym
Join us for a Christmas meal with all the fixins’, some entertainment, and presents #ferdakidz! We may even have a visit from jolly ole St. Nick himself!
All urban members are invited to our Urban Community Christmas in Saskatoon!
What: Urban Community Christmas – Saskatoon
When: Monday, December 18th at 5pm
Where: White Buffalo Youth Lodge
Join us for a Christmas meal with all the fixins’, and presents #ferdakidz! We may even have a visit from jolly ole St. Nick himself!
All Elders and Seniors are invited to our Elders Community Christmas!
What: Elders’ Community Christmas
When: Monday, December 18th at 1pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Hall
1:00pm – 3:00pm
– Entertainment: Christmas Carols
3:00pm – 5:00pm
– Free Bingo
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a Christmas meal with all the fixins’ and some entertainment.