‘People are being kicked out of elections’: Why Barrie may be heading for a drop in municipal candidate registrations

Is it apathy towards government and election cycles? Fear of reprisals? The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? What is stopping potential candidates from running in the upcoming municipal elections in the City of Barrie? Candidates have until August 19 at 2 p.m. to register to run for the seats of mayor, ward councilor or … Read more

WHERE ARE THE CANDIDATES?: Lowest number of Guelph candidates in decades currently vying for council seats

Days before the nomination deadline for the October municipal election, Guelph is looking at the lowest number of candidates it has seen in decades. As of Aug. 15, 31 people have submitted their names for city council positions, with Guelphites due to go to the polls on Oct. 24. With the nomination deadline approaching Friday, … Read more

Who is running for Mississauga council in the 2022 municipal election?

Wondering who is running for election or re-election to Mississauga’s 12-member city council? Here are all of the candidates running for Mississauga City Council as of Monday, August 15 and when they were nominated. CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR Bonnie Crombie — Nominated May 2 Derek Ramkissoon — Nominated May 30 David Shaw — Nominated May 2 … Read more

Scarborough-Guildwood County Paul Ainslie and area Catholic administrators face no adversary

Has any part of Scarborough given up on change when it comes to its municipal government? Don’t its inhabitants want to contest their seats in the Catholic school boards? Citizens of the former borough who are still trying to launch a political career at Toronto City Hall or as a school trustee must act quickly … Read more

Guide to municipal elections: Here’s everything you need to know about voting in Toronto

Toronto residents, along with Ontarians, will go to the polls this fall to decide who will represent them at the Toronto City Council table and at the local school board level. The 2022 municipal and school elections will take place on Monday, October 24. We’ve put together this comprehensive guide that highlights key dates and … Read more

Who is running for mayor and council in Milton?

The municipal election season has officially begun. Miltonians will go to the polls on October 24 to elect or re-elect a mayor, regional president, regional and municipal councilors and school trustees. Here is the list of candidates whose names will appear on the ballot boxes. (The information will be regularly updated as the nomination period … Read more