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Municipal elections happen every four years in Ontario and the guidelines for the conduct of an election are set out in the Municipal Elections Act

The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 22, 2018.

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View results and financial statements from the 2014 election.


Wanted: Compliance Audit Committee members

The Town of Caledon is seeking three citizens to serve on the Town’s Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee

The Committee is required by the Municipal Elections Act to consider applications from eligible electors who believe, on reasonable grounds, that a municipal election candidate or registered third party advertiser has contravened a provision of the Act relating to campaign finances. 

Applicants must live or work in the Region of Peel and, ideally, have a background in accounting, auditing, academia, public administration and/or law. 

Committee Members will receive remuneration on a per diem basis in the amount of $200 for attendance at a meeting.

Deadline: Friday, May 17, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Compliance Audit Committee Application (pdf)


Important Dates

April 2018: Are You on the Voters’ List

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) will be providing an online tool called Voter Lookup that allows voters to confirm that they are on the voters’ list and that their information is accurate. It will also allow voters to correct or add their names to the list. For more information, please visit VoterLookup.ca.

April 2018: So You Want to Run for Council Workshop

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is hosting an online course, So You Want to Run for Council. This course is geared to individuals who are planning to run for a seat on municipal council.

About the Course:

Designed by current and retired members of council, “So You Wish to Run for Council?” presents the challenges and opportunities candidates will face during the campaign and as sitting 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...

If you have any questions about the course please contact ndhaliwal@amo.on.ca or 416.971.9856 x. 330

May 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018: Nomination Period

Nominations for the 2018 municipal and school board elections may be filed beginning May 1, 2018. The Candidate's Guide and Nomination form will be posted at the beginning in April 2018 by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

**Candidates are strongly encouraged to book an appointment with the Town Clerk to file their Nomination form. Candidates without an appointment will be received on a first-come first-served basis.**

Each candidate for municipal office is required to submit 25 endorsement signatures from eligible voters with their Nomination form.

Until a candidate files the Nomination form, no campaigning can take place. More information can be found on the candidate webpages.


 

Contact

If you have any questions regarding election information, please contact us by phone at 905.584.2272 x. 2366 or by email at legislative.services@caledon.ca.

You can also visit Town Hall, Legislative Services Section, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, ON L7C 1J6, during regular business hours - Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To access this information in an alternate format, please contact the Legislative Services Division at 905-584-2272 x. 2366 or email at legislative.services@caledon.ca.