Local accountant to face Heyck in Yellowknife mayoral race

Yellowknife City Hall pictured in September 2015. File photo.
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It seems Mark Heyck won’t go uncontested in the race to become the next Mayor of Yellowknife.

Earlier today, local chartered accountant John Himmelman filed his official papers, declaring his intention to run against Heyck.

Read: Mayor Mark Heyck Announces He’s Standing For Re-election

Himmelman, a former GNWT employee, writes a regular column on taxes for the Yellowknifer and also contributes to EDGE YK.

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Heyck, who’s sat in the mayor’s chair since 2012, announced he’d be standing for re-election back in June. Only Heyck and Himmelman have declared for the mayoral race so far.

The municipal election will take place on October 19.

Read: Want To Be The Next Mayor Of Yellowknife? Get Your Papers In

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