BREAKING: City Files Lawsuit for More Electoral Districts

City of Yellowknife has filed notice with the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, saying current electoral districts “do not provide for equal and effective representation for all citizens, and as such violate the rights of the residents of Yellowknife.”

ICYMI: From EDGE’s ongoing coverage of the issue:

Aaron Spitzer on why more MLAs would be a mistake:

Op-Ed: Why giving YK more MLAs would be the opposite of fairInstead of leading a strong NWT, if successful, the City’s lawsuit could make YK a lonesome city state

Mark Rendell spoke with Mayor Mark Heyck about the City’s case:

Mayor makes case for City’s legal challenge over too few YK MLAsLess extreme measures unsuccessful, council feels courts are now “only recourse”

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