This notice, sent on behalf of PCMNO Chair France Picotte, is to inform Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens residing in Region 7 that the position of Region 7 Councillor on the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) has become vacant due to the resignation of Councillor Pauline Richardson. The PCMNO is grateful for Pauline’s service to the MNO and wishes her well in her future endeavours.

Section 10 of the MNO Bylaws defines the subsequent action to be taken:

“If any vacancy occurs the PCMNO may appoint as a replacement, a citizen of the MNO, and that person shall hold office until the next election.”

A complete copy of the MNO Bylaws can be viewed here.

Accordingly, the PCMNO intends to fill the vacancy at its upcoming meeting, scheduled for January 13, 2019 in Toronto.

Any MNO citizen residing in Region 7 who is interested in holding the position of Region 7 Councillor until the next MNO election in 2020 should write a short letter describing why they would like to serve as the Region 7 Councillor and send the letter along with their current résumé to:

Jade Bourbonniere
Executive Assistant
Métis Nation of Ontario
66 Slater Street, Suite 1100
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H1

The letter and résumé must be received on or before, 4:30 pm, Friday, January 4, 2019. Please share this information with other citizens in Region 7 especially those who you think would represent the Region well.

Posted: Nov. 30, 2018