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New Penticton Indian Band council elected

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December 08, 2016 - 10:49 AM

PENTICTON - The Penticton Indian Band has a new council following elections yesterday, Dec. 7.

There were 26 candidates for the eight council positions this year, with several new councillors elected, according to media release.

Elliot Tonasket, Suzanne Johnson, Naomi Gabriel and Denise Lecoy are newcomers to council, while Joseph Pierre, Clint George, Tim Lezard and former chief Jonathan Kruger were returned for another term.

Chad Eneas was elected chief of the Penticton Indian Band in a separate election that took place Oct. 19.

The new council will meet Friday, Dec. 9 at the band administration office to sign their oaths of office.


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