New custom election system in Colville Lake!

Colville Lake, N.W.T., which has a population of about 150, will have its first custom election on Nov. 15, a stepping stone for self-government. (Hilary Bird/CBC)Colville Lake, N.W.T., which has a population of about 150, will have its first custom election on Nov. 15, a stepping stone for self-government. (Hilary Bird/CBC)

The community of Colville Lake, N.W.T., is gearing up for another election; but this time, it's trying something new.

It's no longer following the territory's Election and Plebiscites Act, but rather, its own election system that reflects customs and traditions of the community.

It's called a custom election.

The community, working towards self-governance, passed its custom election law this past September.

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