Abegweit Mi'kmaw Nation
 

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August 16, 2017

Membership Code Review - Request for Input

MEMO
Membership Code Review
We are getting close to our goal of presenting a revised Membership Code to our eligible voters for an amendment vote. To date, we have had three community consultation sessions and we have also received input from a number of Community Members individually.

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October 27, 2016

Abegweit Custom Membership Code and the Abegweit Custom Election Code

Re: Abegweit Custom Membership Code and the Abegweit Custom Election Code

There have been a number of social media posts recently in relation to the Abegweit Custom Membership Code and the Abegweit Custom Election Code. As there is some inaccurate information being shared, the Band Council would like to clarify the issues.

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October 11, 2016

Election Code: Federal Court Decision Summary

SUMMARY

Re: Abegweit First Nation Federal Court Application

Election Code

The Abegweit First Nation Band Council brought an Application to the Federal Court of Canada seeking a declaration that Abegweit’s Custom Election Code was unconstitutional and should be amended to allow for off-Reserve Band members to vote in Band elections.

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