Durham Region hosting municipal election candidate information session in Whitby

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Published March 31, 2022 at 9:39 am

Thinking about running for city council this fall?

Get the straight goods April 13 at an information session hosted by Durham Region, in partnership with the local municipalities and the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

The session, for those interested in running for municipal council or school board or plan to register as a third-party advertiser, will be held at the Region of Durham headquarters at 605 Rossland Road East (Whitby Meeting Room LL-C) from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 13.

You can also watch the information session live at https://www.eventstream.ca/events/durham-region.

The session, which will include a presentation by a Municipal Affairs and Housing representative, will give you the information you need to be an informed election participant.

The presentation will cover:

  • Roles and responsibilities of elected officials, staff and third-party advertisers
  • Eligibility rules
  • Nomination process
  • Campaign finances
  • Compliance audit
  • Voters’ list and voting proxy
  • Scrutineers
  • Recounts
  • Resources

If you do not plan to attend in person, please send your questions in advance or during the presentation to [email protected].

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