Attend a free information session to learn more
Guelph, Ont., March 14, 2022 – So, you’re interested in running for City Council or School Board Trustee in this year’s municipal election. Now what? We’re hosting two information sessions to help you determine if being a part of City Council or on the School Board is right for you.
Candidate information sessions
Wednesday, March 30 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Attend online: use this WebEx link for March 30; password “Election”
Tuesday, April 12 from 6-8 p.m.
Hybrid session with virtual and in-person options
Attend online: use this WebEx link for April 12; password “Election”
Attend in-person: Council Chambers at City Hall, 1 Carden Street in Guelph
Why you should attend an information session
Listen to speakers from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the City Clerk’s Office and a municipal lawyer discuss election topics including:
- roles and responsibilities
- key dates
- rules for nominations
- personal considerations and possible conflicts of interest
These sessions provide a great opportunity to learn what it means to be an elected official, the financial and personal commitments, the legislative requirements and what’s new in 2022. Even if you’re just curious, these sessions can help you decide if you want to throw your hat in the ring.
Important dates for 2022 municipal election
May 2-August 19: Nominations are open
October 8-10 and 14-16: Advance voting
October 24: Election Day
Learn more at guelph.ca/vote.
For more information
City Clerks’ Office