There are three ways to vote in the 2018 Municipal & School Board Election.


Online and telephone voting begin on Oct. 9 at 10 am, and will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week until voting closes at 8 pm. on Election Day - Monday, October 22, 2018.



If you have any questions about your Voter Instruction Letter, or need assistance with on-line voting or voting by phone, please call our Voter Help Centre at 1-833-724-7312.  Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on regular business days.  After hours, please leave a voicemail and someone will reply back to you on the next business day.

 Voter Look Up and Registration


Find out if you are on the voters list


Transit Stops


FREE TRANSIT is being provided to voting locations:

  • on Advance Voting Days – Tuesday, October 9 to Friday, October 12, 2018; and
  • on Election Day, Monday, October 22, 2018.

ALL POLLS are open from 10 am to 8 pm

Please present your Transit Pass (found at the bottom of your Voter Instruction Letter) to your bus driver to and from the poll.

Plan your transit trip with Google Maps and find out in real-time stop departures at

 Voting Proxy

Proxy appointments may be filed at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall: 

  • during regular business hours (M - F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) between July 30 and October 5, 2018;
  • between 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. on Advance Voting Days - October 9 to October 12, 2018; and
  • during regular business hours (M - F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) between October 15 and October 22, 2018.                                     

Please print out and prepare the following completed form in duplicate and follow the instructions on Page 1 of the form. Upon certification by the Clerk or Designate, the Elector Appointed will take the original copy of Form 3 to the voting place to receive a proxy ballot.


Appointment for Voting Proxy - Form 3

Appointment for Voting Proxy - French - Form 3

 Revision Days
If your name was left off of the Voters' List or your information needs to be updated (i.e. moved since last election, have changed your name, etc.), you may apply to add or correct your information at the following times and locations:

Revision Days Schedule

for 2018 Municipal & School Board Elections






Lakehead  University


955 Oliver Rd

Thunder Bay  ON P7B 5E1

Thursday September   27, 2018

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Confederation College

Shuniah Building
Student Lounge
1450 Nakina Dr.
Thunder Bay  ON P7C 4W1

Friday September   28, 2018

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Arthur Street Marketplace

1101 Arthur St. W.
Thunder Bay  ON P7E 5S2

Friday , September 28, 2018

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Intercity Mall

Food Court

Friday , September 28,2018

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


1000 Fort William Rd

Saturday, September 29, 2018

10 a.m.- 6 p.m.


Thunder Bay ON P7B 6B9

Sunday September 30, 2018

12 noon - 5 p.m.



Monday October 1, 2018

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.



Tuesday October 2, 2018

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.



Wednesday October 3, 2018

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.



Thursday October 4, 2018

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Grandview Mall

640 River St.

Thunder Bay  ON P7A 3S4

Monday , October 1, 2018

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Victoriaville Centre

125  Syndicate Ave. S.

Thunder Bay  ON P7E 6H8

Thursday, October 4, 2018

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Voter's Guide
Helpful information can be found in the 2018 Voters' guide published by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
Voting Locations
Learn more about voting locations.
 Voter Identification

Acceptable Documents for Voter Identification (ID)

You must present at least one of the following documents showing your name and address:

  • An Ontario driver’s licence
  • An Ontario Health Card (photo card)
  • An Ontario Photo Card
  • An Ontario motor vehicle permit (vehicle portion)
  • A cancelled personalized cheque
  • A mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement relating to property in Ontario
  • An insurance policy or insurance statement
  • A loan agreement or other financial agreement with a financial institution
  • A document issued or certified by a court in Ontario
  • Any other document from the government of Canada, Ontario or a municipality in Ontario or from an agency or such a government
  • Any document from a Band Council in Ontario established under the Indian Act (Canada)
  • An income tax assessment notice
  • A Child Tax Benefit Statement
  • A Statement of Employment Insurance Benefits Paid T4E
  • A Statement of Old Age Security T4A (OAS)
  • A Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits T4A (P)
  • A Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions
  • A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Works
  • A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Disability Support Program
  • A Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Statement of Benefits T5007
  • A property tax assessment
  • A credit card statement, bank account statement, or RRSP, RRIF, RHOSP or T5 statement
  • A CNIB Card or a card from another registered charitable organization that provides services to persons with      disabilities
  • A hospital card or record
  • A document showing campus residence, issued by the office or officials responsible for student residence at a post-secondary institution
  • A document showing residence at a long-term care home under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, issued by the Administrator for the home
  • A utility bill for hydro, water, gas, telephone or cable TV or a bill from a public utilities commission
  • A cheque stub, T4 statement or pay receipt issued by an employer
  • A transcript or report card from a post-secondary school


Why is it important to vote?


2018 City of Thunder Bay Elections