Keith Matthew resigns as chief of Simpcw

Simpcw First Nation confirmed last week that Chief Keith Matthew has resigned for personal reasons.

  • Dec. 27, 2010 5:00 a.m.
Keith Matthew

Keith Matthew

Simpcw First Nation confirmed last week that Chief Keith Matthew has resigned for personal reasons.

Councilor Fred Fortier will be stepping in as interim chief. 

Elections for a new chief likely will be held in eight to 10 weeks. Matthew has been chief of the Band for about five years.