Information for Candidates

Your Village – Your Vote


Qualifications of Candidates

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Canadian citizen
  • Have been a resident of the local jurisdiction for the six consecutive months preceding Nomination Day

Registration of Candidates

Effective January 1, 2014, the Local Authorities Election Act requires all municipal candidates to register with the Municipality in which they intend to run before they accept any campaign contributions.  The form that is required to be completed and filed with the Municipality before raising funds can be accessed here.

Candidate’s Manual

The 2017 Information for Candidate’s Manual will be available this spring.  The manual provides:

  • a job description
  • the legislation
  • processes for running for the position of Councillor, Public and Separate School Trustee

Additional Information for Candidates

Additional information for candidates running for Village Council include:

 Other Resources



Contact Information:

Mike Selk
Returning Officer
403-756-3379

Village Office

Mon. - Thu., 8 am - 4 pm
403-756-3379
403-756-2262
office@stirling.ca