Candidate Information - 2022 Municipal Election

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Are you interested in getting involved in the day-to-day business of your local government and are you thinking about running for a seat on Collingwood Council?

If you have questions, please contact us at or 705-445-1030 and ask to speak to someone in Clerk Services. Nominations must be filed in person at the Town Hall located at 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood. Those wishing to submit a nomination are encouraged to set up a nomination appointment ahead of time to ensure staff availability.

    Important Dates

    May 2, 2022Nominations open
    June 9, 2022Candidate Information Session 
    July 12, 2022Candidate & Third Party Advertiser Information Session
    August 19, 2022

    Nomination Day: Nominations accepted until 2:00 p.m.

    Deadline to withdraw a nomination is 2:00 p.m.

    August 22, 2022

    Nominations to be certified or rejected by the Clerk

    List of Candidates to be posted by 4:00 p.m.

    September 1, 2022

    Voters' list available to certified candidates.

    Revision period begins – Electors may update or add their name to the voters' list.

    October 2022

    Advanced Voting: 

    Internet Voting: Electors will be able to cast a ballot anytime, anywhere between October 8 at 10:00 a.m. and October 24, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

    Advanced Poll Dates (Paper Ballot): October 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22, 2022 (times of advanced polls to be determined)

    October 24, 2022Final Voting day, 10am to 8pm (paper and internet)