Individuals planning to file a nomination for the 2022 municipal election must determine eligibilty and be aware of key dates.
A person cannot raise or spend money on an election campaign until they have filed their nomination. Nomination forms can be found here.
Nominations must be filed in person with the Clerk's department, an appointment is required. Appointments may be booked starting April 11, 2022.
To file a nomination, you must provide:
If an agent is filing a nomination on your behalf, the agent must provide the above documents as well as their own identification.
The following people are disqualified from being elected as a member of council, or from holding office as a member of council:
The following people are disqualified from being elected as a school board trustee, or from holding office on any school board:
School board employees
Candidate Session - So you think you want to run for council?
First day to file nomination papers for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Board Trustee
Deadline for candidates to:
Last day for Clerk to certify nomination papers
This year’s Election Day falls on the first day of Diwali. Voters observing Diwali or voters unable to vote on October 24 will be encouraged to vote during advance voting.
Advance voting dates are October 6 - 9 and October 11-15, locations and times will be posted in September. For information regarding alternative voting options please contact a member of the election team.
Term of council commences
End of campaign period