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Want to be a candidate in the municipal election? Come to Tuesday's information session

April 18, 2018 -

The City of Kingston is hosting a Candidates' Information Session for all those thinking of running for municipal office or school board trustee in the 2018 Municipal Election on Monday, Oct. 22.

The Candidates' Information Session is 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in Council Chamber at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. (Please note that this is not a candidate debate forum.)

This session will offer information to candidates and the public on:

  • the City's governance model (including role of the Mayor and councillors),
  • the role of school board trustee,
  • time commitment, remuneration, orientation, and
  • the municipal election process (including rules and regulations regarding campaign finances).

School board and Ministry of Municipal Affairs representatives will also be available to provide information and answer questions.

For more information regarding the 2018 Municipal Election, please visit www.CityofKingston.ca/Elections.

About the City of Kingston

Kingston's vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston's high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

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Media contact: For more information call the communications and customer experience department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.