Results Kugluktuk Plebiscite

Press Release

On May 16, eligible voters in Kugluktuk voted on the following question:

Are you in favour of replacing the current unrestricted liquor system in Kugluktuk with a restricted quantities system?

A restricted quantities system would limit the amount of liquor that a person can purchase in or import into the community every 14 days to:

  1. 1.775 litres of spirits (example 1 bottle of 60 ounces);

And one of the following two options:

  1. 48 cans of 355 ml or less of beer or other liquor with no more than 8% alcohol by volume (example ciders or coolers)
  2. 3.75 litres of wine (example 5 bottles of 750ml).

The results of this plebiscite are as follows:

# of Votes

% of Valid Votes Cast

    YES votes

190

66.20%

    NO votes

97

33.80%

    Rejected

4

    Total Valid Votes

287

Voter turnout: 38%

“YES” votes meet the 60% requirement for change.

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