Steven Tatoosh

Hupacasath re-elect Tatoosh

The results are in and Steven Tatoosh has been elected for his third consecutive term as Hupacasath First Nations Chief Councillor.

The results are in and Steven Tatoosh has been elected for his third consecutive term as Hupacasath First Nations Chief Councillor.

“I’m thankful that I’m going to be here for another two years and spend time with my community,” Tatoosh said.

Tatoosh said that his priorities going forward were to continue to pay off Hupacasath debt, housing for his people and economic development.

Joining him on council are incumbents Warren Lauder and Jim Tatoosh, as well as new councillor Jolleen Dick.

“I look forward to building on what council has previously done and bring new ideas and innovative ways to do things and get things moving at a different pace,” Dick said.

Hupacasath chief and council are elected for two-year terms.

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