2022 Municipal & School Board Elections

Municipal Elections in Ontario are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October. The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022. The last municipal election was held on October 22, 2018 and under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the four-year term of office for the current council and school board trustees began December 1, 2018, and ends November 14, 2022.

 

The following individuals have filed nomination papers with the Municipal Office. The nominees listed below are not official candidates until the Clerk has certified their nomination. This list will updated regularly.

Mayor Candidates

NAMEDATE FILED
DARQUISE ROBINSON1:00PM JUNE 21, 2022
JULIA MALLOUK2:28PM JULY 21, 2022

Councillor Candidates

NAMEDATE FILED
GORDON R. MUIR11:25AM MAY 3, 2022
JAMES LEGACY10:58AM MAY 24, 2022
MICKEL SMITH9:42AM JUNE 23, 2022
BRAEDEN PLEMEL1:22PM JULY 11, 2022
NANCY GLADUN1:50PM JULY 27, 2022
STEVE CARRUTHERS1:09PM AUGUST 2, 2022
GARY NELSON11:08AM AUGUST 8, 2022
CAM TODESCO10:05AM AUGUST 9, 2022

School Board Candidates

NAMESCHOOL BOARD DATE FILED
SHIRLEY JEANENGLIGH SEPARATE TRUSTEE2:55PM MAY 17, 2022
KAL PRISTANSKIENGLISH PUBLIC TRUSTEE2:08PM AUGUST 4, 2022

How to Become a Candidate

Prior to the deadline, an individual can become a candidate by filing the following information with the Returning Officer, beginning  May 2, 2022 during regular business hours:

  • the prescribed Nomination Paper form
  • a completed Consent to Release Personal Information
  • the prescribed nomination filing fee of $200 for the office of Mayor and $100 for the office of Councillor

The candidate or the agent filing the nomination form was required to present proof of identity. Nomination forms could be submitted up until Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:00pm.

Candidate’s Guide

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs produces a Candidates’ Guide to provide information to candidates in municipal and school board elections. Click HERE to see the guide.

Persons Eligible to Vote

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if, on voting day, he or she,

(a) resides in the local municipality or is the owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant;

(b) is a Canadian citizen;

(c) is at least 18 years old; and

(d) is not prohibited from voting under subsection (3) or otherwise by law. 2002, c. 17, Sched. D, s. 5 (2); 2005, c. 5, s. 46 (1).

Persons Prohibited from Voting

The following are prohibited from voting:

1. A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution.

2. A corporation.

3. A person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity, except as a voting proxy in accordance with section 44.

4. A person who was convicted of the corrupt practice described in subsection 90 (3), if voting day in the current election is less than five years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted.

Are You Registered to Vote?

You can check, update and confirm that your information is accurately recorded for upcoming municipal elections by visiting voterlookup.ca. You can login using your full name, date of birth and property address or assessment roll number.

The databases for municipal elections are separate from those used for provincial elections. This means that you must update your information through the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) for the municipal election. Updating this information will help to ensure that municipal Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections to be held in October 2022.

Please assist us by ensuring that you are on the Voters’ List long before October 24, 2022.

Important Dates to Remember

Monday, May 2, 2022
First day to file a nomination for Mayor, Councillor, or School Board Trustee.

Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. CST
Deadline for candidates to file a nomination paper, withdraw a nomination, or change office.

Monday, August 22, 2022
Last day for the Clerk’s Office to certify Nomination Papers

Friday, October 14, 2022 through Monday October 24, 2022
Voting Period

Monday, October 24, 2022
Municipal and School Board Election Day

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