Subject to City Council declaring the office of the Mayor vacant and passing a bylaw requiring a by-election, candidate nominations will be accepted between Monday, April 3 and Friday, May 12, 2023 during regular business hours: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays). On May 12, 2023 nominations will be accepted between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To run as a candidate in the 2023 by-election for mayor, you must file a nomination paper and at least 25 endorsements of nomination with the City Clerk. To register as a third party advertiser, you must file a notice of registration.
A person cannot raise or spend money on an election campaign until they have filed the nomination paper. A third party advertiser cannot raise or spend money on a campaign until their registration has been certified by the City Clerk.