Yellowknife mayor Gordon Van Tighem set to retire following current term

Via Scoop.itNWT News

Yellowknife, N.W.T. Yellowknife mayor Gordon Van Tighem made his annual address to the business community on Tuesday at the Yellowknife Inn, but this year, he threw a bit of a curveball. [excerpt] Van Tighem announced that he’ll be retiring as mayor at the end of his fourth term in October. He said it’s come to a point where it’s time for him to move on, as there are numerous worthy candidates to replace him. “I feel, really, that the city and administration, council has gone through and evolutionary process. There are other energetic and enthusiastic people out there, some on council some possibly from the community, as I was when I came in.” […]
Via hqyellowknife.com

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