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Notice of Referendum Vote: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

With the development of the Madison property, a community approval process must be observed.  According to the LPFN Land Code Sections 12.1, 12.1 (a), and 12.1 (b) “Community approval is needed for any land use plan and to grant an interest or licenses in any First Nation land exceeding a term of 35 years.”

Further, the Financial Administration Law 2020 Section 96 “The Council must establish policies or procedures or give direction for

“(a) The provision of information to members of the First Nation respecting capital projects; or

(b) the involvement of members of the First Nation in consideration of capital projects.”

Long Plain First Nation tribal citizens will be asked to cast their vote on the following proposed projects:

  1. Wyndham Garden Hotel – Madison Reserve
  2. The Keeshkeemaquah Truck Stop – Travel Centre

Tribal Citizens must register to vote:

Date and Time of Electronic Voting:
Registration for Electronic Voting begins: Friday, May 8, 2020
Registration for Electronic Voting ends: 3:00 pm Manitoba time on May 26, 2020
Electronic Voting begins: Friday, May 8, 2020
Electronic Voting ends: 6:00 pm Manitoba time on May 26, 2020
Date, Time and Location of the Polling Stations:                               
Polling stations open and close: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location of Polling Station Dates of Polling Stations
Keeshkeemaquah:  Poker Room Advance Poll:  Friday, May 22, 2020
Winnipeg: 474 Madison Boardroom Advance Poll:  Saturday, May 23, 2020
Brandon:  The Clarion Hotel, Victoria Ave. Advance Poll: Sunday, May 24, 2020
Long Plain: Administration Office Vote Day:  Tuesday, May 26, 2020


The eligible voters list has been posted for public viewing at the following locations:

  1. LPFN Administration Building: 111 Yellowquill Trail East, Long Plain First Nation
  2. LPFN Health Centre: 141 Yellowquill Trail East, Long Plain First Nation
  3. Miskwaanakwadook Place: Room 130 – 5010 Crescent Road West, Keeshkeemaquah Reserve
  4. Petro-Canada Gas Bar: Madison Reserve, Winnipeg

Rides are available to the polling stations in Winnipeg and Brandon, please call or text Steve Woods @ 204-871-0497 or Robin McLeod @ 204-903-0314.

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