Gordon Van Tighem

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Gordon Van Tighem
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Gordon Van Tighem mayor of Yellowknife at the Wildcat Cafe
Mayor of Yellowknife
In office
Preceded by Dave Lovell
Succeeded by Mark Heyck
Personal details
Born 1948
Calgary, Alberta
Residence Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Gordon Van Tighem is a Canadian politician. Born in Calgary, Alberta, he is a graduate of the University of Manitoba. He moved to Yellowknife from Edmonton in 1992 with his family. He is the former mayor of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and was elected in October 2000, and he was acclaimed in 2003 and again in 2006 and won against two rival candidates in 2009. He did not seek re-election in 2012.[1]


  1. ^ "Mayor". City of Yellowknife. Archived from the original on 2008-01-21. Retrieved 2008-01-23.