What You Need to Know:

Election Day is October 27, 2014

Catholic Ratepayer Vote

NEW this year is the first-ever comprehensive online resource for school board elections featuring trustee candidate profiles and guides for trustees, candidates and electors – learn more here: http://elections.ontarioschooltrustees.org/en/.

As candidates prepare for election day we remind you that the Association has prepared a reference that you may find helpful – Becoming a Catholic School Trustee – A Call to Service and Stewardship in Christ.  You can download that booklet here.

The Ministry of Education and the Ontario Education Services Corporation has also released the 2014 version of the publication Making a Difference for Kids – Running for Election as a School Board Trustee.   This elections guide is specifically for trustees and contains input from all trustee associations in Ontario.

Please share the Voting Information for Catholic Ratepayers flyer and the All Candidates Meeting Guide with your community.

For your reference we’ve also made available to you the Municipal Elections 2014 Guide which is published by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

Key Dates

  • January 2, 2014 Nomination and Campaign Period Begins 
  • September 12, 2014 (9 am to 2 pm) – Nomination Day (Last Day to be Nominated) 
  • September 12, 2014 (before 2pm) – Final Day for Withdrawal of Candidacy 
  • October 27, 2014 – Voting Day 
  • December 1, 2014 – School Board Term Begins
  • December 31, 2014 – Campaign Period Ends 
  • March 27, 2015 – Financial Filing Deadline
  • November 30, 2018 – School Board Term Ends