I have been nominated to be the Liberal candidate for the upcoming federal election scheduled for October 21, 2019. I have been very proud and honoured to have been elected as your Councillor and Chief for 22 years. If elected as your MP, I will still continue to be available to you and to represent you as part of this riding.
Until the election is called, I will remain as Chief of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB). In accordance with the LLRIB Governance Code, I will take a leave of absence from my role as Chief when the election is called until Election Day.
During the Election period, there will be an acting Chief who has already been chosen by Council. If I am elected as the Member of Parliament for the Desnethe-Missinippi Churchill Riding, I will resign as Chief of the LLRIB. If I am not successful, I will resume my duties as Chief of the LLRIB for the remainder of my term, March, 2020.
We need strong leadership from the band, municipal, provincial and federal levels. Just as I did at the band level I will be fighting hard for our issues that matter most in our riding. If elected I will represent all our people to the best of my abilities as a Member of Parliament. I will make myself available as well as communicate effectively on action that is taking place at the local to the national level.
I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and understanding. By working together, we can overcome many challenges and achieve positive results towards the betterment of our communities.
Chief Tammy Cook-Searson
Lac La Ronge Indian Band
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Lac La Ronge Indian Band Land Code Press Release
The Lac La Ronge Indian Band is developing its Land Code. A Land Code is the fundamental land law that sets out how reserve lands and resources are governed, controlled and managed. It is written by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and replaces the 32 land management sections of the Indian Act. The final Land Code requires approval from the members of LLRIB. Adopting a Land Code is a huge step forward on the path to self-governance. LLRIBs Land Code will be unique to LLRIB and will fit our specific circumstances and needs.
The Land code will not affect the LLRIB Treaty Process or Aboriginal rights, additions to reserves and does not affect taxation. Certificates of possession and any 3rd party interests currently in place will continue forward after land code is ratified by the adult members of LLRIB.
The benefits of a land code to the Lac La Ronge Indian Band are more than just symbolic. If ratified by the members, a land code becomes the fundamental land law of LLRIB. It will allow the us to make timely business and administrative decisions without having to go to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs for approval. The Land code will allow us to develop laws for proper and sound management and protection of environment and cultural resources. It will protect us against any future arbitrary expropriation of reserve lands.
Other benefits are:
• LLRIB is recognized as the Government and real decision maker over their lands and resources;
• Inclusion of both off-reserve and on-reserve members in important decisions;
• Increased accountability to members of the First Nation;
• More efficient management of First Nation land;
• Recognition of First Nation’s legal capacity to acquire and hold property, to borrow, to contract, to expend and invest money, to be a party to legal proceedings, to exercise its powers and to perform its duties;
• Transfer by Canada of previous land revenues to First Nation;
• Recognition of the right to receive revenue from interests in First Nation land;
• Protection against loss of First Nation land through surrender for sale;
• Recognition of right to create modern offences for breach of First Nation laws;
• Ability to create a local dispute resolution processes;
• Establishment of a legal registry system;
• Establishment of an LLRIB-run Lands Committee to provide technical assistance in Lands Management.
LLRIB is ready for its own full decision making. Council and staff’s experience mean they are up to the task.
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Please call the Prevention and Recovery Office@306-425-9109
LLRIB – 306 425-2183
ANDREW HASTINGS – 420-7708
You can email your current address to the Membership Office:
Anita Cook – email
Loretta Tremblay – email
The Lac La Range Indian Band would like all members to update their current mailing address. We would like to ensure that all band members are receiving all the information that we are sending out.
LLRIB will be mailing out the revised Election Act to Off-Reserve members as soon as possible.
On-Reserve members will have their revised Election Act delivered to their houses.
If you do not receive the revised Election Act please call the band office at 306-425-2183 immediately to have one sent out.
If you have any questions regarding this notice or the Election Act please contact Anna or Jeanine at 306-425-2183.
Your participation is appreciated thank you!
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