Public Notice of October 22 School Election

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the Western Québec school board by the returning officer, that:

1. The following positions are open for nominations:

  • Commissioner – Ward #6 (Schools: Poltimore, Namur, Buckingham)

2. Nomination papers for this position must be filed at the office of the returning officer or at the office of the assistant(s) authorized to receive the declaration of candidacy, on the following days and at the following times:

From September 12 to September 17, 2023, inclusively, according to the following schedule:

From September 12 to September 16, 2023. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.Sunday, September 17, 2023 From 1 pm to 5 pm.

3. If two or more candidates are nominated for the same position:

  • A poll will be held on October 22, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.,
  • An advance poll will be held on October 15, 2023, from noon to 8 p.m.

4. I have nominated M. Eldon Keon to act as the election clerk.

5. An elector who does not have a child admitted to the educational services of the English-language school board or the French school service centre serving his/her domicile may choose to exercise or revoke their right to vote at an English-language school board. This choice is made by sending a notice in writing to the returning officer of the English-language school board, from September 8 to October 3, until 10:00 p.m.

6. You can reach me or my assistant at the following coordinates to obtain the addresses of the assistants authorized to receive the candidacies.

Returning Officer Ms. Rachel Vincent
15 rue Katimavik, Gatineau, QC J9J 0E9
Tel. 819-592-0895
Election Clerk Eldon Keon
15 rue Katimavik, Gatineau, QC J9J 0E9
Tel. 819-661-5965

Given at Gatineau, Québec, on August 21, 2023, by Rachel Vincent, Returning Officer.

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