Red Pheasant Cree Nation leadership considering appeal after federal judge annuls 2020 band election – CBC News

Red Pheasant Cree Nation leadership considering appeal after federal judge annuls 2020 band election – CBC News

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202239 Views

Apr 05, 2022

Leadership say they are limited in ability to respond, but that ‘factual errors’ led to miscarriage of justice

Red Pheasant Cree Nation’s chief and council say they’re considering an appeal after band members took the nation’s 2020 election results to federal court and won.

The case in question named almost all of Red Pheasant’s chief and council, the band’s administration, and members of the chief and council’s family.

Mary Linda Whitford and Alicia Moosomin alleged those involved bought votes, forged mail-in ballot requests and voter declaration forms, forged mail-in ballots and deceived the community’s electoral officer by using the forged documents.

They also alleged community members were able to vote both in-person and by mail-in ballot, despite being limited to one vote in the election.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/red-pheasant-cree-nation-likely-to-appeal-court-decision-impacting-2020-election-1.6408333?cmp=rss

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