Candidates Guide and Forms


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Things you need to know about elections if you are interested in running:

  • The voting methods for the 2018 Municipal Elections are via Internet or by Telephone.
  • Nomination period is much shorter: nominations are now made between May 1 and July 27, 2018.
  • The Municipal Elections Act now includes a framework for third party advertising. View our Third Party Advertiser Page for more info.
  • There have been significant changes made to the rules regarding a candidate’s campaign contributions and expenses. It is the responsibility of the candidate to adhere to all applicable provisions of the Municipal Elections Act. View the 2018 Candidates' Guide to municipal council and school board elections for more info.
  • Anyone wishing to run for office (excluding school board Trustees) must submit the signatures of at least 25 eligible voters supporting the nomination by signing a declaration stating that they were eligible to vote in the municipality on the day that they signed.

Nomination Papers Filed (non-certified):

Information for Candidates in the 2018 Municipal Elections will be posted here as Nominations are received.


Form 1 - Nomination Paper

Form  2 - Endorsement of Nomination (please copy)

Form 4 - Financial Statement - Auditor's Report Candidate

Form 5 - Financial Statement - Subsequent Expenses

Form 6 - Notice of Extension of Campaign Period

Form 7 - Notice of Registration - Third Party

Form 8 - Financial Statement - Auditor's Report Third Party

Form 9 - Declaration of Identity


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