After September 1st, you must apply to the Clerk if you want to add your name to the list or correct your information. You have until the close of voting day on October 22 to apply for any changes. If you are applying to add your name to the Voters' List, you will be asked to provide proof that you are eligible to vote. You must provide identification that shows your name and address.
Reeve and Councillors
School Board Trustees
English Public - Near North District School Board (North Archipelago), Wards 1, 2 & 3 - 1 postion
English Public - Near North District School Board (South Archipelago), Wards 4, 5 & 6 - 1 position
French Public - Conseil Scolaire Public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (Secteur A) - 1 position
|Bert Liverance||55 Island B207firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Greg Andrews||70 North Shore Rd.||email@example.com|
|Laurie Emery||514 Highway firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tom Lundy||247 South Shore Rd.||email@example.com|
|Peter Frost||1 Island A713firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gary French||1 Island B945email@example.com|
|Earl Manners||7 Island A4firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Scott Sheard||1 Island A394email@example.com|
|Ken Williams||56 Island A96firstname.lastname@example.org|
|David Ashley||1 Island B338email@example.com|
|Alice Barton||1 Island B570firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Ugarenko||60 Island B207email@example.com|
|Rick Zanussi||51 Island B717firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ian Mead||206 Crane Lake Water||705-484-5235|| email@example.com
|Jim Gilchrist||425 Healey Lake Waterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Grant Walker||154 Grant's Trail||705-720-2244|| email@example.com
32 Virginia Heights
Parry Sound, ON
17 Parry Sound Rd.
Parry Sound, ON
255 Mirimishi Rd.
East Ferris (Corbeil), ON
Nominations may be filed with the Clerk from Tuesday, May 1, to Thursday, July 26, 2018 from Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.
On Nomination Day which is Friday, July 27, 2017, the Clerk will accept nominations between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
A Nomination Paper (Form 1) must be filed in person by the candidate or by an agent. The nomination paper must have original signatures. The candidate will be required to show proof of identity and qualifications. The nomination paper must be accompanied by the required nomination fee; $200.00 for the office of head of council and $100.00 for all other offices. Payment to the Municipality must be made by cash, cheque, money order or debit card.
Effective April 1, 2018 the nomination of a person for an office on council must be endorsed by at least 25 eligible electors supporting the nomination. An Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2) must be submitted with a completed Nomination Paper (Form 1).
A person is qualified to be elected or hold office, who, as of the day he or she files his or her nomination is:
- a Canadian citizen;
- at least 18 years of age;
- a resident of the municipality, is the owner or tenant of land in the municipality, or the spouse of such a person;
- is not legally prohibited from voting;
- is not disqualified for violation of financial requirements or violations of requirements for filing financial information;
- is not disqualified by legislation from holding municipal office.
Current and retired members of council designed "So You Wish to Run for Council?” and it presents the challenges and opportunities candidates will face through the campaign and as sitting members of council.
The course content is valuable for anyone running for council, as it not only examines the rules that govern him or her but also brings to light some of the cultural and soft knowledge pieces that influence the lives of members of council. Course content covers:
· Reasons That You Should and Should Not Run for Council;
· What You Should Know Before You Run for Office;
· Dealing with the Media;
· Techniques for Working with Others;
· The Roles of Council Members and Staff;
· What the True Power and Influence of Municipal Government is;
· Transparency and Accountability in Government;
· and much more...
Eligible voters choose from the councillor candidates for the voter's respective ward when voting.
Are You Entitled to Vote?
- you are a Canadian citizen
- you are aged 18 or older
- you qualify to vote in the municipality
- As a resident elector if you live in the municipality. You may own, rent, live in shared accommodation where you do not pay rent or live in the municipality but do not have a fixed address. Being a resident elector is the most common type of eligibility.
- As a non-resident elector if you own or rent property in a municipality, but it's not the one where you live. You can only be a resident elector in one municipality. However, you can be a non-resident elector in any other municipality (or municipalities) where you own or rent property.
- As the spouse of a non-resident elector if your spouse owns or rents property in the municipality or municipalities other than the one where you live.
Eligible College and University Students
The place where a student’s family resides is also their residence unless they have moved with the intention of changing their permanent lodging. A student may vote in the municipality where he or she is temporarily residing while attending school as well as at this or her permanent home in a different municipality, provided that he or she has not abandoned the family home.
Persons Prohibited from Voting:
a) a person serving a sentence in a penal or correctional institution (including a sentence served in the evenings or on weekends);
b) a corporation;
c) a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity;
d) a person who has been convicted of corrupt practice described in s 90(3), if Voting Day in the current election is less than 5 years after Voting Day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted.
For additional information, please review the 2018 Voters Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections.
Recent changes to the Municipal Act, 1996 created a framework of rules for third party advertising. The 2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections provides information about who can register to be a third party advertiser, what registration allows them to do, and the rules that third party advertisers must follow.