Please be advised that in accordance with Section 88.24 of the Municipal Elections Act, it's in contravention of the act for a person to campaign prior to filing nomination papers with the Municipal Clerk for the position of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillor or School Board Trustee.
The nomination period is now open and continues until July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. Once papers are filed a person may begin campaigning that same day, however, they may not campaign prior to this.
Any person to contravene any provision of this act or regulation under this act is guilty of an offence under Section 94 of the Municipal Elections Act and may be subject to additional penalties provided for under the act.
For more information, contact:
Tonia Bennett CMO, Dipl. M.A.
613-472-2629 ext. 2221