Waskaganish has announced the candidates for their upcoming election on August 14. Please note that voting will be between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm that day at the Gathering Place. Advance polls will take place at the same time and place on August 9. Here is the official list, as provided by Returning Officer John Henry Wapachee.

Candidates for the office of Chief:

Gordon Blueboy Ian Diamond Jack Diamond Sr.

Susan Esau Billy Katapatuk Simeon Trapper

Candidates for the six Councillor positions:

Stacey Bear Bert Blackned Raymond Blackned

Sarah D. Blacksmith Marty Cowboy Shirley Diamond Hugo Hester Walter Hester Jr.

James A. Jonah Jr. Lawrence Katapatuk Jr. Bessie MacLeod Gertie Murdoch Ethel Taylor Sanders Weistche Samson Wischee