Shaping your city allows you to directly influence decisions in your community.
The City delivers some of its key services through boards, committees and tribunals. Each agency has its own board of directors that includes members of the public. You can apply online any time and your application stays on file for two years.
There are more than 50 boards, committees and tribunals with over 350 public members.
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The next municipal election is on Monday, October 26, 2026.
You can become a candidate and run to be the next mayor, councillor or school board trustee. At the local level of government there are no political parties. In order to become a candidate, during the nomination period, you need to file a nomination paper, provide identification and pay a filing fee.
To run for mayor or councillor, you must be:
To run for Trustee on any of the four school boards you must be: