VoteOshawa: Candidate Information Session


OSHAWA – Two information sessions are being held in the coming weeks for candidates registered for the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections.

The first session, a Candidate Finance Information Session, will be hosted  6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21 in Brooklin by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The Session will be hosted at the Brooklin Community Centre and Library in the Optimist Gym, located at 8 Vipond Road, and will cover, amongst other topics:

  • new election finance rules;
  • responsibilities and best practices for candidates and third party advertisers;
  • financial statements and filing requirements; and,
  • compliance audits.

The second session, a Candidate Information Session, will be hosted at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5 in Oshawa by the City of Oshawa. The Session will be hosted at City Hall in the Committee Room, located at 50 Centre St. S., and will cover, amongst other topics:

  • the role of the City Clerk;
  • election sign regulations;
  • election services complaints procedure;
  • advance voting opportunities;
  • voting opportunities for electors in seniors homes and long-term care facilities;
  • voting day;
  • voting procedures and vote tabulators;
  • accessibility provisions;
  • results reporting;
  • Compliance Audit Committee; and,
  • new Council orientation.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the sessions to learn more about the election process and regulations.

For more information on the 2018 Municipal and School Board elections, please visit our website at or contact City Clerk Services at 905-436-3311 or by email at [email protected].

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Isabelle Foley

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