Information For Voters

To find out who is eligible to vote, how to vote and how you can support candidates in Ontario municipal council and school board elections, please look at the Government of Ontario's 2022 Voters' Guide.

Am I on the Voters' List?

To make sure you are on the list and your information is accurate, visit voterlookup.ca to register, confirm details and update any information that may not be current. 

Voter View Lookup

Getting Ready to Vote

Anyone can vote in a municipal election who, on the day of the election, is: 

  • 18 years of age or older 
  • a Canadian citizen; and 
  • either a resident of the municipality or a property owner or tenant or the spouse or same sex partner of an owner or tenant in the municipality during a specified time just before the election.  

Review the list of acceptable documents for voter identification for more information on acceptable forms of voter identification. 

Vote by Mail

For the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election, all electors may register to Vote by Mail. This alternative voting method provides electors the opportunity to cast their vote without physically attending a Voting Location. Vote by Mail kits will be distributed to pre-registered electors by regular mail. Completed ballots may be returned to the Clerk via regular mail or deposited into the drop box at City Hall.

More information on how to sign up for a Vote by Mail ballot will be provided at a later date.

Proxy Voting

Any person whose name is on the voters’ list, or who has been added by revision to the voters’ list, may appoint another qualified voter to vote on their behalf. A person wishing to appoint a proxy voter must do so on the prescribed form (form 3) available from the City Clerk’s office or on the Government of Ontario website and bring the form to the City Clerk’s Office.

A voting proxy may not act as a proxy for more than one person except when the person voting by proxy is the parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, or spouse of the voting proxy. A voting proxy may act for one other person or the specified family members, but not both.

The person being appointed as proxy must attend the Office of the City Clerk to swear or affirm a statutory declaration (identification is required). The voting proxy form is not valid unless it has been signed by the Clerk or their designate.

Proxy forms will be available after Aug. 22, 2022, up to and including election day, Oct. 24, 2022.

For more information, please contact the Clerk's Department.