Is an elected deputy chief of a First Nation an employee?06/23/2004|Canadian Employment Law Today • Linklater v. Fort Albany First Nation, 2004 CarswellOnt 2062 (Ont. S.C.J.)In July 2002 Andrew Linklater was elected deputy chief of the Fort Albany First Nation, to serve a two-year term. As required by the First Nation Custom for Governance and Election Procedures, Linklater resigned from his previous job as housing co-ordinator and director of the First Nation, to assume his office. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.