Resource Centre

If you are considering to become a candidate in the next municipal elections in Ontario, here are some things you need to know:

  1. Key dates (scroll to the bottom of the page)*
  2. 2022 Candidates’ guide for Ontario municipal council and school board elections.
  3. Learn about the role of a municipal Councillor and how municipal government works
  4. Information you need to know if you want to run for city council
  5. Tips for candidates
  6. If you live in Peel or Halton Regions, please fill out our questionnaire and email us your answers at [email protected] 


If you live in a particular municipality and want to help support local, like-minded, candidates, consider providing us with the resources relevant to your city and we will post them here.


* Key dates for the Ontario 2022 Municipal Elections

Nomination & Campaign Period Begins May 2, 2022
Nomination Day (Last Day to be Nominated) August 19, 2022
Final Day for Withdrawal as Candidate August 19, 2022
Election Day October 24, 2022
Campaign Period Ends January 3, 2023
Financial Filing Deadline March 31, 2023


Useful Links For Cities in the Peel & Halton Regions


  1. City Website
  2. City Council
  3. Elections Website
  4. Strategic Plan
  5. Current and past budgets
  6. The ins and outs of budgeting


  1. City Website
  2. Elections Website
  3. Economic Development Masterplan
  4. Budget 2022
  5. Budget Toolkit


  1. City Website
  2. Elections Website
  3. City’s Masterplan
  4. Budget & Budget Planning