By-election nominations for two Toronto French-language school board trustee positions close 2 p.m. Friday

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The deadline to file or withdraw a nomination for the French language public school trustee, Conseil scolaire Viamonde (Ward 3 – Centre), and French language Catholic school trustee, Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (Ward 4 – Toronto Est) by-election is Friday, December 9 at 2 p.m. The by-election is scheduled for Monday, January 23, 2023.

Nominations and withdrawals can be filed up to December 9 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Toronto Elections Office on the first floor of Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. Individuals filing or withdrawing nominations on that date must bring all required documents and identification with them and ensure their forms are complete. After 2 p.m., no additional nominations or withdrawals will be accepted.

To become a school trustee candidate in the by-election, a person must:
•       File a nomination paper with original signature
•       Acknowledge they have French-language education rights
•       Be listed with the correct school support on the assessment rolls
•       Provide proof of qualifying address within the school board’s area of jurisdiction
•       Pay the $100 nomination filing fee.

All qualification information about becoming a candidate is available on the Toronto Elections webpage:

Until a nomination is filed, a person cannot raise or spend money on their campaign. The nomination paper and additional information are available on the Candidates webpage:

The final list of candidates will be available by 4 p.m. on December 12 on the List of Candidates & Third Party Advertiser’s webpage:

Third-party advertiser registration remains open until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20. Individuals, corporations and trade unions who intend to spend money to promote, support or oppose a candidate can find more information on the Third Party Advertising webpage:

More information about the 2023 Toronto French language school trustee by-election is available on the Toronto Elections webpage:

SOURCE City of Toronto

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