Despite the above, the following people are disqualified from being elected as a member of Council or from holding office as a member of Council:
Prior to the deadline, an individual can become a candidate by filing the following information with the Returning Officer, beginning May 2, 2022 during regular business hours:
The candidate or the agent filing the nomination form was required to present proof of identity. Nomination forms could be submitted up until
Friday, August 19, 2022.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs produces a Candidates' Guide to provide information to candidates in municipal and school board elections which will be available in 2022.
This online course provides an overview of what you should know before you decide to run for municipal office and sign your candidacy. The course contains quotes from Ontario Municipal Councillors; links to relevant sites, materials, and Acts; and participatory elements such as short knowledge quizzes, and a learning journal which can be printed at the end of the course.
Participants can either read and work through the various pages or listen to an audio version.
The course will be updated for the Ontario 2022 Municipal Election.