(L-R) Mayor Luke Strimbold

Chief Adam wins Lake Babine Nation election

A swearing in ceremony was held last Friday for the newly elected chief and council of Lake Babine Nation.

Mayor Luke Strimbold was at the Margaret Patrick Memorial Hall last Friday to participate in the swearing in ceremony for the newly elected chief and council of Lake Babine Nation. Wilf Adam was elected for a second three year term as chief with 248 votes. Other candidates for chief were Betty Patrick, with 200 votes, Emma Palmantier, 104 votes, Mary Ann Poirier, 102 votes and Victor John Alec Sr. with 62 votes. Elected Woyonne councillors are Priscilla Crouse, Frank Alec, Gordon Alec and Derek MacDonald. Elected Tachet councillors are Mildred George and Leonard Lawley and elected councillors for Fort Babine are Bessie West and Fred William. Evelyn George was elected to the single seat of Old Fort councillor.



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