Candidate Information and Forms

View the Nomination Notice

New – 2014 Municipal and School Board Elections – Procedure Guideline for Voting and the use of the automated vote tabulars
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Candidate Information Session

2014 Municipal and School Boards Election

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in coordination with The Office of the City Clerk, City of Thunder Bay, held a Candidate Session on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at West Thunder Community Centre, 915 Edward Street South – for all candidates and potential. For further information of this event please contact the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing – 475-1192

 

Nomination Dates

Start of Nominations
January 2, 2014

Nomination Date/Nomination Close
September 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Deadline to Withdraw Nomination
September 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

 

Nomination Process

See complete details of the Nomination Process. This includes information about the process, nomination form, the elected offices, nomination day, withdrawing nominations, the campaign period and candidate qualifications.

 

Nomination Forms

English Nomination Paper
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French Nomination Paper / Déclaration de Candidature
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Declaration of Qualifications – Council / School Trustee Forms (Complete Applicable Form)
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Declaration de Qualifications – Conseil / Conseillere ou Conseiller Scolaire (forme applicable complet)
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Consent to Release of Personal Information
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Full Legal Name as per the Identification Provided, If Different (English & French)
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Form EL14 – Candidate’s Declaration – Proper Use of Voters’ List
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Election Signs

No campaign literature signs or posters shall be erected or affixed on City property including boulevards, property of Thunder Bay Hydro, TBayTel, or any tree on City property, as per Sign By-law No. 135-1992. Please call Licensing & Enforcement regarding this By-law.

Sign By-law No. 135-1992

 

Financial Calendar and Information

Campaign Period Begins
January 2, 2014

Campaign Period Ends
December 31, 2014 s. 68

Last Day to Notify City Clerk of Extending Campaign Period if Candidate has Deficit
December 31, 2014. s. 68(1.4)

Filing Date
March 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. s. 77(a)

End of First Supplementary Reporting Period
Six (6) Month Period following the year of the election, all campaigns end June 30, 2015. s. 68 (1.4)

Supplementary Filing Date
September 25, 2015 on or before 2:00 p.m. (last Friday in September) s. 77(b)

Download a copy of the Financial Calendar
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View the Maximum Campaign Expense Limit per Ward/Office
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Useful Links

A handful of helpful sites

 

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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Candidates’ Guide – Ministry of Municipal Affairs

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Voters’ Guide – Ministry of Municipal Affairs

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Municipal Elections Act. 1996

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Ontario Regulation 101/97 – General

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Ontario Regulation 425/00 – Provincial Interest

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Ontario Regulation 358/03 – Transitional Election Provisions – Town of Midland/Township of Tiny Annexation

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Ontario Regulation 4/00 – Transitional Matters Affecting a Regular Election and Arising Out of Restructuring

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Ontario Regulation 304/13 – Voter Identification

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