The campaign period for the 2018 Municipal Election begins on the day the candidate is registered and in most cases, ends on December 31, 2018.
Candidates are encouraged to consult with an auditor or an accountant early in their campaign to make sure that they are using a bookkeeping and accounting system that will suit their needs.
On or before December 31, 2018, candidates are required to file a financial statement with the Office of the Town Clerk. Candidates who receive contributions or incur expenses in excess of $10,000 must also attach an Auditor’s Report.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to refer to the guide published by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs - 2018 Candidates' guide for Ontario municipal council and school board elections for infromation on candidates' financial responsibilities.