Nominations are now closed. View the 2022 election candidates.

Candidate requirements 

You can run for the Office of Mayor, Regional Chair, Regional Councillor, Town Councillor, and English and/or French School Board Trustees. Individuals voted in as a Regional Councillor will also serve at the Region of Halton. Please note, nominations are now closed. View the 2022 election candidates.

Information for candidates  

Information sessions

Appointment of scrutineer

  • Candidates can appoint scrutineers to represent them at voting locations on voting days
  • A scrutineer observes the voting process at a voting location on the candidate’s behalf

Campaign spending

  • You cannot spend money to campaign, or ask for or accept contributions before filing nomination forms
  • There are limits to how much you can spend during a campaign
  • An expense shall not be incurred by or under the direction of a candidate outside their election campaign period (2016, c. 15, s. 58)

More information will be available when nominations open in 2022.

Financial statements

  • All candidates must disclose their campaign finance information to the Town by filing a financial statement with the Town Clerk’s Office 
  • All financial statements filed with the Town are available to the public according to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996

For more information, review the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Candidates’ Guide.

Campaign signs

There are rules about the placement and use of campaign signs. For more information, visit the election sign web page.

Municipal election resources 

Municipal election 

General information

Third party advertisers

Election signs

Budget information 

2022 budget

Please note: You can request the full budget document from the Town’s finance division via email.

Strategic planning

Council Staff Work Plan (2020-23)

Fire Master Plan (2021-31)

Economic Development Strategy

Transit Master Plan (2019-2023)

Environment, Conservation and Demand Energy Management Plan

To request information in an alternative format, please fill out the request for Alternate Formats form. You can also make a request by email or call us at 905-878-7252 ext. 2109.

To request information in an alternative format, please fill out the request for Alternate Formats form. You can also make a request by email or call us at 905-878-7252 ext. 2109.