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Interested in Becoming Chair of the Region of Peel?

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Written by Patti Foley

Interested in being a candidate for the position of the Peel Regional Chair?

Attend a Candidate Information Session on April 10th 2018

In this year’s municipal election, on October 22, eligible Peel residents will have an opportunity to vote for the Peel Regional Chair for the first time. The names of the candidates for the position of the Chair will be on the ballot, and Peel electors will vote for their preferred candidate.

The Region of Peel and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs will be holding a Candidate Information Session that will cover key information about becoming a candidate for the position of the Peel Regional Chair.

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Region of Peel Council Chamber
5th Floor, Suite A, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

The session is open to Peel residents who are interested in being a candidate for the position of the Peel Regional Chair. It will provide information on:

– Regional Chair’s role and duties
– Who can run for the Peel Regional Chair
– Roles and responsibilities of elected officials
– Nomination process and key dates
– General campaign rules
– Campaign and election finances
– Candidate and third party advertiser duties
– Compliance and enforcement
– Voters’ list and proxy voting
– Scrutineers and recounts

Registration is not required.

About the Region of Peel:

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel’s services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel

About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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