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Notice of Nomination




Public Notice is given to the electors of the District of Chetwynd that nominations for the offices of:

Mayor – one (1) to be elected

Councillors – six (6) to be elected

School Board No. 59 Trustee – two (2) to be elected


will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service: District of Chetwynd 5400 Hospital Road, Box 357 Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0 From 9:00 am September 4, 2018 To     4:00 pm September 14, 2018 Excluding statutory holidays and weekends
By fax to:  250-401-4101   By email to: From 9:00 am September 4, 2018 To     4:00 pm September 14, 2018 Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:30 p.m. on September 21, 2018

Nomination forms are available at the District Office at 5400 Hospital Road from July 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to the close of the nomination period.


A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

    • Canadian citizen;
    • 18 years of age or older on general voting day October 20, 2018;
    • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
    • a person or the commander of an armed forces unit who has been granted freedom of the municipality, if that person is a Canadian citizen; and
    • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor             $10,000.00

Councillor       $   5,000.00


In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local elections, the following third party advertising limits apply:


For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Deanne Ennis, Chief Election Officer 250-401-4105

Linda Kearns, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250-401-4107

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280




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About Chetwynd

Community Carved By Success.

The District of Chetwynd is located in the foothills of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains. It is British Columbia’s entrance to the mighty Peace River Country. Located at the junction of Highways 97 and 29 and the CN Rail mainline. Chetwynd is the natural transportation hub of the Peace River area.

Chetwynd has a population of about 3,100 with a trading area of about 7,000 people. When not hard at work, the people of Chetwynd enjoy an excellent recreation complex with a wave pool, team-sized hot tub, sauna, six-sheet curling rink, ice arena and library. The four seasons combined with virgin forests, rolling hills, snow-capped mountains, undulating fields and crystal clear lakes and rivers make Chetwynd a playground for the nature lover and outdoor enthusiast. Good schools, playgrounds and fields make Chetwynd a terrific place to live and raise your family.

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Vision Statement

Chetwynd exists in order that the area residents have sustainable opportunities for Security, Health, Safety and Prosperity in surroundings that display the best of our natural environment.

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