Big Plans for Kapyong Barracks

The groundwork has been laid for a “world-class” development to be built on the former grounds of the Kapyong barracks after seven Treaty 1 First Nations and the Canadian government signed an agreement in principle over the long-contested property. On April 11, Chiefs Dennis Meeches (Long Plain First Nation), Jim Bear (Brokenhead Ojibway Nation), Glenn…

Statement of Results – 2018 General Election

ANNOUNCEMENT – STATEMENT OF RESULTS REFERENCE ARTICLE 12.17, WITHIN TWO (2) DAYS AFTER THE ELECTION, THE ELECTORAL OFFICER SHALL POST IN AT LEAST THREE (3) CONSPICUOUS LONG PLAIN ENTITIES/BUSINESSES AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA, A WRITTEN STATEMENT OF RESULTS SETTING OUT: The names of the Candidates that were elected and their respective offices: Dennis Meeches, Chief…

Electronic Voting Process

LONG PLAIN FIRST NATION – ELECTRONIC VOTING PROCESS STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR VOTERS – GENERAL ELECTION 2018 STEP 1: Visit the  OneFeather  landing  page  www.onefeather.ca/nations/longplain to register with OneFeather and initiate the electronic voting process with your First Nation – check the Official Notice prepared by your First Nation for the correct website address. Have your 10 Digit Status Card Number (Registry…

Declaration of Candidacy

MARCH 21, 2018 Upon review of the submitted appeals, the Election Appeal Committee determined the following Declaration of Candidacy  submissions; Listed Alphabetically James Assiniboine: Deemed Eligible     Sharon Daniels: Deemed Ineligible     Yvette Prince: Deemed Eligible     Peter Yellowquill: Deemed Ineligible   As per the Long Plain First Nation Custom Election Act, Article 13.18 “The…

Official Notice of Eligible Candidates

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES SEEKING OFFICE FOR THE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT 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…

Truck Stop Coming To Keeshkeemaquah

On the heels of last week’s announcement of a new hotel to be developed near Keeshkeemaquah Centre just outside Portage la Prairie, comes news of a truck stop to be established nearby. Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches stresses it won’t happen without support from the city, and the province. “Because obviously, there’ll have…