Days Before Election:


    Election day is Monday, October 22, 2018.


    The following nominations for municipal offices for the 2018 Municipal Election have been certifed as at July 30, 2018:

     Mayor (1 to elect)


    Councillors (6 to elect)

    • Luc CYR
    • Sandy FINAMORE
    • Roger HACHEY
    • Frederick Joseph HENWOOD
    • Greg LAWRENCE
    • Helen LEFEBVRE
    • Norman MANN
    • Chris PATRIE
    • Jame PAWSON
    • Ed PEARCE
    • Geraldine Rena ROBINSON
    • Mike THOMAS
    • Tom TURNER
    • Tammy VAN ROON

    The following nominations for school board offices for the 2018 Municipal Election have been acclaimed and certified as at July 30, 2018

    Algoma District School Board (English Public) (1 to elect)

    • Pauline BRUNET
    • Marie MURPHY-FORAN

    Conseil scolaire de district du Grand Nord de L'Ontario (French Public) 

    • Suzanne NOLIN - ACCLAIMED

    Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (English Catholic) (2 to elect)

    • William D'Arcy HALLIGAN
    • Lindsay LISKE
    • Kathleen ROSILIUS
    • Reginald SIMON

    Conseil scolaire de district caholique de Nouvel-Ontario (French Catholic) (1 to elect)

    • Paul GERVAIS
    • Gabriel TREMBLAY


    Candidates must file to run by nomination day. Candidates must be eligible for nomination.

    Nomination day

    Nomination day is Friday, July 27, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    The Clerk with certify or reject nominations on Monday, July 30, 2018.

    Rules and deadlines 

    The following nomination rules and deadlines apply for all candidates:

    • You must file your nomination papers at the City Clerk's Office between May 1 and July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., during regular office hours
    • You must file your nomination on the prescribed form with the filing fee ($200 for mayor, $100 for all other offices)
    • You can pay the filing fee by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order
    • You may only spend or raise funds for your campaign after filing your nomination papers
    • You can only run for one office
    • If you file for more than one office, the last nomination filed will be the one accepted (and any previous ones will be considered withdrawn)
    • You may withdraw your nomination any time before 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018 (nomination day)
    • You can consult with the Clerk's Office before filing.

    Full criteria for eligibility can be found in the:

     You can find the changes for 2018 elections on the Government of Ontario's website.

     Qualifications include: 

    • You must live in the municipality (or you or your spouse must own or lease land in the municipality)
    • You are a Canadian citizen on election day
    • You are at least 18 years old on election day
    • You are not prohibited from voting for any reason
    • You must continue to qualify throughout the term of office
    Candidate's guide and online course 

    See the complete Government of Ontario candidate's guide in English or candidate's guide in French.

    The Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) offers an online course if you are interested in running for council.

    Candidate commitment 
    Commitment overview for mayor and councillors
    Position Hours Responsibilities Remuneration
    Mayor 15 to 20 per week
    • Chairperson of Council
    • Advisor to Council
    • Consensus seeker among Council members
    • Liaison with CAO
    • Ex Officio on various boards and committees
    • Ceremonial responsibilities
    • Liaison with other levels of government
    Councillor 10 to 15 per week
    • Participate in Council meetings
    • Participate in committee meetings
    • Chair of certain standing committees
    • Ensure the powers, duties and functions of the municipality are appropriately carried out

    Meeting responsibilities:

    • You are expected to attend all council meetings-accommodations can be made if you are away to attend by phone
    • There are two council meetings every month on Monday evenings at City Hall
    • Mayor and council hours are mostly in the evenings and on weekends
    • Committee meetings occur once a month
    • You are allowed 4 absences per year and 10 sick days over the term

    Candidates Financial Statements of the 2014 municipal election

    Mayoral candidates

    Al Collett

    Rick Hamilton

    Dan Marchisella

    Council candidates

    Robert Beaudoin

    Cathy Clement

    Luc Cyr

    George Dudgeon

    Sandy Finamore

    Roger Hachey

    Kevin Kucey

    Norman Mann

    Candace Martin

    Connie Nykyforak

    Chris Patrie

    Ed Pearce

    Mabel Regimbal

    Scot Reinhardt

    Rosemary Rosilius

    Uwe Rosilius

    Tom Turner

    Tammy VanRoon

    Sally Wier

    School board trustees 

    Paul Gervais

    Lindsay Liske

    Suzanne Nolin

    Kathleen Rosilius

    Andrew Todd

    Gladys Wiggins

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