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Municipal Election - October 22, 2018

Posted On: Monday, July 9, 2018

List of Candidates as of July 10, 2018. Last day to file nomination papers and last day to withdraw FRIDAY JULY 27. 2:00pm

Municipal Election - October 22, 2018

Internet and Telephone Voting

The Town of The Blue Mountains will be using both internet and telephone voting in the 2018 Municipal Election.

Mail-in and paper ballots will not be used. With internet and telephone voting, electors will have the opportunity to cast their ballots where telephone or internet service is available.

The Town will offer Help Centres and Education Centres throughout the election period to ensure all voters have the opportunity to participate. 

Key Dates
Nomination/campaign period begins
May 1, 2018
The last day to file nomination papers and last day to withdraw nominations
July 27, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Election Day
October 22, 2018
Beginning of  term of office
December 1, 2018
End of term of office
November 14, 2022

Candidates for the Town of The Blue Mountains Council

Mayor (One to be elected)

  1. Gail Ardiel  R.R#1 Clarksburg N0H 1J0
  2. Alar Soever  203 Sunset Blvd Thornbury, N0H 2P0 519-375-6207


Deputy Mayor (One to be elected)

  1. Odette Bartnicki   705-888-8462
  2. Michael Martin  Lorne St. Thornbury, N0H 2P0   519-599-5048
  3. Paul Mitchell 137 Orchard Drive Thornbury, N0H 2P0  519-599-7793

Councillors (Five to be elected)

  1. Peter Bordignon   PO #1078 Thornbury, N0H 2P0
  2. Paula Hope   132-East Ridge Drive, Unit #3, RR #1 Thornbury,  N0H 2P0   519-599-6083
  3. Andrea Matrosovs  Litttle Egypt, Blue Mountains
  4. June Porter 85 Lakeshore Drive, Thornbury, N0H 2P0   416-671-4474
  5. Rob Potter  129 Bruce St. S., PO Box 365, Thornbury,  N0H 2P0
  6. Rob Sampson 126 Snow Apple Cres, Blue Mountains,  L9Y 0Y1  705-445-6529
  7. Jim Uram   69 Duncan St., Thornbury  N0H 2P0  519-599-6963
  8. John White

Candidates for The Bluewater District School Board

The information and resources in this section are being provided to assist those who are interested in running for the position of school board trustee.

Bluewater District School Board serves Bruce and Grey Counties with approximately 16,200 students in 39 elementary schools and 9 secondary schools.  There are nine elected trustees and one appointed Indigenous trustee who form the Board of Trustees.

Bluewater District School Board trustees and staff are guided by the vision, mission and priorities that are outlined in the board's Multi-Year Strategic Plan.  More detailed information on the implementation of the Multi-Year Strategic Plan and the work of the board can be found in the Director's Annual Report 2017.

Trustee, Bluewater District Board of Education (Public, one to be elected),
representing the combined area of the Town of The Blue Mountains and Municipality Meaford

Frances Morgan    519-986-2731 

Trustee, Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board (Separate, one to be elected),
representing the combined area of the City of Owen Sound and Town of The Blue Mountains and Municipality of Meaford

Trustee, Le Conseil Scolaire de District des Écoles Catholiques De Sud-ouest (French Language Separate, one to be elected),
including Grey, Oxford and Perth Counties

Trustee, Le Conseil Scolaire de District du Centre-Sud-ouest (French Language Public, one to be elected),
including Grey, Bruce, Simcoe and Dufferin Counties



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