Information for Candidates

Can I be on Council?
To be eligible to be a candidate in a municipal election, you must be:

  • 18 years of age on election day;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • not disqualified from a candidate (as per legislation); and
  • eligible to be nominated as provided for in The Local Government Election Act.

Interested in being on Council?
Anyone interested in running for Council should review the links below to familiarize themselves with the requirements and expectations of elected officials.

Now that you have decided to run for Council, submit your nomination papers with the Returning Office during the nomination period. Nomination deadlines are legislated by the province and will be outlined in the Notice of Call for Nominations issued by the Town.