Election 2018 - Information for Candidates

The 2018 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. This election includes the election of Collingwood Council including the position of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and seven Councillors, as well as school board trustees.  The Municipal Elections Act (MEA) is the legislation which governs the operation and administration of the municipal elections. The MEA has been updated with a number of changes, including key dates. Visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website for details.

In the 2018 Municipal Election, Collingwood voters along with its neighbouring municipalities will cast their ballot using the Internet or Telephone. These methods provide flexibility, which allows for a longer voting period than traditional voting. The voting period will be open from October 12 at 10:00 a.m. to October 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

Candidate Q&A Board
Visit our Candidate Q&A Board for questions and answers collected between staff and candidates during the 2018 election period.

Nominations for the following positions are now closed. For a full list of candidates visit www.collingwood.ca/election/candidate-list 

  • Mayor
  • Deputy Mayor
  • Councillor (seven)
  • Member - Simcoe County District School Board (Collingwood accepting nominations)
  • Member - Simcoe Muskoka Catholic Disctirct School Board (Springwater accepting nominations)
  • Member - Conseil scolaire Viamonde (formerly Conseil scolaire de district du Centre Sud-Ouest) (Barrie accepting nominations)
  • Member - Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (Barrie accepting nominations)
2018 Candidates' Guide
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MMA) provides information for candidates for the 2018 municipal and school board elections. To access or download the guide, please visit the MMA website at www.ontario.ca/municipalelections.
Other important election resources including Election and Nomination Procedures, Use of Corporate Resources Policy and Election Sign Regulations  can be found at the bottom of this page. 
Candidate Information Sessions

Election - Home

2018 Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections.pdf735.03 KB
Voters List - Candidate Declaration.pdf27.29 KB
2018NominationProcedures_Updated2018-07-12.pdf100.77 KB
BL2018-024 Election Signs.pdf475.65 KB
CorporateResourcesPolicy_Election.pdf78.35 KB
Personal Information Release Form.pdf61.44 KB
Form1_Nomination.pdf1013.24 KB
Form2_NominationEndorsement.pdf1001.79 KB