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Candidates Information

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Qualifications

A person is qualified to be elected or hold office, who, as of the day he or she files his or her nomination is:

  • Entitled to be an elector under the Municipal Elections Act, s.17
    • Is a Canadian citizen;
    • Is at least 18 years of age;
    • Resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land in the local municipality, or the spouse of such a person; and
    • Is not prohibited from voting as noted otherwise by law.
    • Not disqualified for violation of financial requirements or violations of requirements for filing financial information.
    • Not disqualified by any Act from holding such office
    • Not disqualified under the provisions as outlined in MEA, s 90(2) and 91(1)

Once a person has filed his or her nomination papers, the Clerk will provide notice of the preliminary maximum campaign expense limit and a copy of the procedures and guidelines established for candidates, see the 2018 Candidates Guide (upated April 25, 2018)  or view the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Candidates Guide

As nominations are accepted, the Clerk shall provide notice of the "Unofficial List of Candidates" by posting a copy in the Municipal Office, the township website.

The Clerk will certify the nomination papers before 4:00 pm on Monday, July 30, 2018 and post a copy in the Municipal Office, on the township website.