RFP: Chief Electoral Officer

MLCN signed Treaty 6 in 1876 and received reserve lands pursuant to that Treaty.  MLCN’s reserve lands (“Reserve”) are located approximately 85 kilometers north of the City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Further, MLCN acquired 35 acres of land in Saskatoon’s Sutherland district in 1988. The land was acquired four years prior to the signing of the Treaty Land Entitlement Agreement.  An “urban reserve” was established making it the first in Canada.  Pursuant to the terms of the Act, MLCN holds a general election for its Chief and Councillors once every three (3) years.  The term for the current Chief and Councillors expires on February 8, 2021, at which time MLCN will be holding its general election.
The Request for Proposal (“RFP”) document is issued by the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation (“MLCN”) for the position of Chief Electoral Officer as mandated by An Act Respecting the Government Election and Related Regulations of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation (the “Act”) attached to this RFP as Appendix B.  All
Respondents will be required to follow the required timeline below:



Nov 24, 2020

RFP distributed directly to invited participants

Dec 4, 2020

Completed responses (the “Response”) must be submitted by 3:30pm Central Standard Time (“Closing Time”)

RFP Guidelines:

One (1) electronic version must be submitted to MLCN’s representative, (the “Contact Person”) Responses will not be considered unless they are:

  • Complete when submitted;

  • Received by the date and time specified above; and

  • Received at the email address specified above.

MLCN does not accept responsibility for Responses directed to any person or location other than the individual at the email address listed above or for any Responses received after the Closing Time. The onus remains solely on Respondents to deliver Responses to the EXACT PERSON AND LOCATION listed above.
MLCN may disclose a question submitted by an RFP participant as well as the answer to all known participants electronically by email.The Contact Person is the only individual with any express or implied authority to clarify any uncertainties arising from this RFP.MLCN accepts no responsibility for, and the Respondent agrees not to rely upon, any verbal or written statements or representations from any other person, whether employed by MLCN, concerning this RFP.
Where a Respondent considers the RFP or a portion thereof to be unclear, he or she is solely responsible for seeking clarification from the Contact Person.MLCN disclaims any responsibility for any misunderstanding on the part of any of the Respondents concerning this RFP or any processes herein.