This notice, sent on behalf of PCMNO Chair France Picotte, is to inform Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens residing in Region 4 that the position of Region 4 Councillor on the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) will be vacant as of December 31st, 2019 due to the notice of resignation of Regional Councillor Ernie Gatien. The PCMNO is very grateful for Ernie’s service to the MNO and wishes him the very best in all future endeavours.

Section 23 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 who would be eligible for that office 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 in January 2020.
MNO citizens residing in Region 4 interested in holding the position of Region 4 Councillor until the next MNO election in May 2020 should write a letter describing why they would like to serve as the Region 4 Councillor, and indicating what they can bring to the position, and send the letter along with their current résumé to:

Palwasha Asey
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 3, 2020. Please share this information with other citizens in Region 4 especially those who you think would represent the Region well.