District of Nipissing
2022 Municipal Election

2022 Municipal Election

Elections for municipal government are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October.

The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022.

Check that you are on the Voters’ List for municipal elections.

A person must submit an application in order to make any changes to the Voters’ List. The prescribed Form to make amendments to the Voters’ List can be found at the bottom of this page.  It must be filled in and returned to the municipal office.

Who Can Vote in Elections?

Anyone can vote in a municipal election who, on the day of the election, is:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • either a resident of the municipality or a property owner or tenant or the spouse or same sex partner of an owner or tenant in the municipality during a specified time just before the election.

Your name must be on the voters’ list in order for you to cast a ballot.

Unofficial List of Candidates

Name of Candidate Office Address Contact Number(s) Email and/or website
Bongo Mayor 79 Galeairy Lake Rd Whitney 613-553-1965 bongo.blog@hotmail.com
Barney Baker Mayor 121 Galeairy Lake Rd
613-334-8385 astraflyer@proton.me
Ethel Lavalley Mayor 67 Maple Dr
613-334-2912 ebirkettlavalley@yahoo.ca
Joan Kuiack Councillor – Airy Ward 29043A Highway 60
613-637-5479 joankuiack@hotmail.com
John Pollak Councillor – Airy Ward 29924 Highway 60 Whitney 519-741-6911 jwp@rogers.com
Laurie Siydock Councillor – Airy Ward 52 Lake St Whitney 613-334-1780 dlsiydock@hotmail.com
Bill Rodnick Councillor- Dickens Ward 32 Moose Track Lane
Aylen Lake
613-756-7016 bkrodnick@gmail.com
Gabriela Hairabedian Councillor – Lyell Ward 25230 Highway 60 Madawaska 905-746-7150 hairabediangabriela@gmail.com
Tom Taylor Councillor – Lyell Ward 4199 Hwy 523
416-262-3983 tom@icemice.ca
Sandra Collins Councillor – Lyell Ward 181 Landsdown Ave Madawaska 613-334-0478 sandrajcollins@live.ca
Joe Florent Councillor – Murchison Ward 86 Holstein St
613-334-2637 j-florent@hotmail.com
Shawn Pigeon Councillor – Sabine Ward 800 North McKenzie Lake Rd. 613-318-8375 shawnpigeon48@gmail.com
Loretta Neil Councillor – Sabine Ward 29 Algonquin St Whitney 705-787-5654 lorettaneil88@gmail.com
Peter McEnery Trustee – Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic School Board 126 Bridge St. West, Bancroft
David Kaiser Trustee – Public School Board 528A Wellington St. S. Eganville 613-628-5428 kaiserd1959@gmail.com
Colette Stitt Trustee Conseil des
écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario
1208 Pembroke St. E. Pembroke 613-732-8341 colette.stitt@gmail.com
Robert Lemelin Trustee – Conseil des
écoles catholiques Du
34 Country Lane Petawawa, ON
Daniel Levasseur Trustee – Conseil des
écoles catholiques Du
542 Miller St. Pembroke
613-639-5392 levasda09@gmail.com

As of August 19, 2022. 2:35 p.m.

Call for Candidates

Who Can Be a Candidate?

A Candidate must be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;

  • a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old;
  • not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.
  • You must pay a fee of $100 for a Councillor and $200 for Mayor.

Filing Nominations

Nomination Forms can be filed at the township office from May 2, 2022 to August 18, 2022  (9:00 am to 4:00 pm), and on Nomination Day (August 19, 2022) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. on the prescribed form and accompanied by acceptable identification,  and the prescribed nomination filing fee of $200 for the Head of Council and $100 for all other offices.

The filing fee is payable by cash, debit, cheque, certified cheque, e-transfer, bank draft or money order. A nomination must be signed by the candidate.

Please contact the Clerk to confirm acceptable identification. Identification must be valid and contain the candidate’s name, qualifying address and signature. NOTE: Identification that requires the person to “write in” an address is not acceptable identification (e.g. Canadian Passport).

Nomination and Other Related Forms

Declaration of Acclamation to Office

List of Certified Candidates

Municipal Election Workers Needed

Municipal Election Workers Needed

The Township is looking for people to work for the Municipal Election. We need people to open envelopes, read ballots and tally votes at the Township Office on October 24th starting at 7:30 p.m.

If you are interested in being part of the team, please contact

CAO/Clerk Treasurer | Bryan Martin

Phone: 613-637-2650 EXT 202
Cell: 613-334-5923
Email: clerk@southalgonquin.ca

Municipal Election Workers Needed 2022-09-26

Official Election Results

Results from the 2022 Municipal Election

Official Municipal Election Results 2022-10-25


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2022 Voters’ Guide – Ontario municipal council and school board elections 2022-03-31
Policy for Alternative Voting Method – Vote by Mail 2022-05-02
Application to Amend Voters’ List – FORM EL15 2022-10-04
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