Floyd Roland resigns as mayor of Inuvik, N.W.T.
Former premier is Conservative candidate in upcoming federal election
Floyd Roland has resigned as mayor of Inuvik, N.W.T., effective yesterday, says the town's senior administrative officer.
In a news release issued Tuesday, Grant Hood said Roland informed the town council and staff of his decision on Monday.
Roland, a former N.W.T. premier, is the Conservative candidate for the Northwest Territories in the upcoming federal election.
Inuvik's deputy mayor Jim McDonald will serve as acting mayor for the rest of the council's term. A municipal election will be held this fall.