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IMPORTANT:    The Nomination Period has ended. Please see the List of Declared Candidates page.  The Nomination Period began at 9:00 am on Tuesday, August 30 and closed at 4:00 pm on Friday, September 9.

Candidate Nomination Packages

The Nomination Period has closed. Candidates have been declared for the office of: 

  • Mayor (1 to be elected);
  • Councillor (6 to be elected); or
  • School Trustee (2 to be elected).

Please see the List of Declared Candidates for more information.

Candidate Qualifications

Persons qualified to run for office must be:

  • age 18 or older;
  • a Canadian Citizen;
  • a resident of BC for at least 6 months; and
  • not be disqualified by any statute or law from being nominated, elected or holding office.

Prospective candidates must be nominated by at least two eligible electors from the District of North Saanich. 

School Trustee Candidates (School District No. 63) can obtain more information from the Ministry of Education.     

Candidate Resources

The Province of BC has developed a number of resources that provide detailed information about the general expectations and the roles and responsibilities of elected officials in local government.

These resources (including videos, an overview brochure, and numerous links to relevant information) can help you make informed decisions when you are thinking of running for local office. See more at the Province of BC’s page on general local elections.

Candidates may also find the Candidate Resources page helpful. Reminder, you must complete the Statement of Disclosure. If you have questions about how to complete the Statement of Disclosure in the candidate nomination package, please visit the Municipal Affairs webpage: “What municipal official nominees must disclose” for more information. Also available are the frequently asked questions about municipal official financial disclosure.

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