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2018 Municipal & School Board Elections for the City of Thunder Bay

Dear Candidate and Potential Candidate:

Municipal Elections are conducted in accordance with provisions on the Municipal Elections Act, the Municipal Act, the Assessment Act and the Education Act. The City Clerk is the Chief Returning Office and is responsible for coordinating all facets of the Election.

Paper copies of the Municipal Elections Act and other Acts can be obtained from Services Ontario Publications located at 777 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario 1-800-668-9938/1-416-585-7485 or can be found on-line at

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

Other Resources include:

Ministry of Municipal Affairs:

Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Municipal Elections:

Ministry of Education:

PLEASE NOTE:  It is your responsibility as a Candidate to familiarize yourself with all legislative and municipal requirements.

The Office of the City Clerk can assist you; please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions or concerns.

Inquiries may be forwarded to Mr. John S. Hannam at (807) 625-2968 or 625-2230 or by email at




2018 City of Thunder Bay Elections