Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Salish Sea Sentinel | December 19, 2018

Scroll to top

Top

No Comments

A new council post eyed by Yoachim

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis quam nibh, euismod eget nulla a, tempor scelerisque lorem. Proin dignissim arcu tristique fermentum ullamcorper. Integer lacinia scelerisque enim eu pretium. Nam elementum turpis orci, ac porttitor diam suscipit sit.

“You learn a skillset in First Nations politics where you deal with all levels, and forms, of government,” he said

Snuneymuxw First Nation councillor William Yoachim is taking a leave of absence to pursue a new political playing field — Nanaimo city council. He will run in the Nov 15 election for the city of Nanaimo. Yoachim, who has been on Snuneymuxw council for 12 years, said he feels the timing is right and his experience would be valuable.

“Right now I believe the city is in a position where there’s a need for some bridging. It’s about bridging the two worlds because, even though we live in such a close proximity, at times we’re complete strangers.”

He said he is grateful that Chief John Wesley and other council members have supported his choice to run.

Bill-Yoachim-small

Submit a Comment