Election Day is Monday, October 24, 2022 

Internet and phone voting has made election day easy, no need to drive to a polling station, find a mailbox or even get out of your pyjamas!

Are you on the Voters’ List? 

If you are a qualified elector, please verify that your name is on the voters’ list.  Verify that your information is correct and if necessary, change your school support for electoral purposes or add names to your property address. 

Updating this information will help ensure that municipal voters’ lists are accurate and up to date in preparation for the 2022 municipal and school board elections. Information on the Voters’ List is used to send out Voter Information Letters with important Election Day information.

 

Who is running?
 
Registered Candidates - Mayor
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Don Bouchard May 2, 2022 613-808-3206 votedon2022@gmail.com
Mario Zanth June 14, 2022 613-858-5080 marandjenn@videotron.ca
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 1
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Gabriel Ngameni  June 7, 2022  613-219-6317  gabrielngameni@gmail.com

Kyle Cyr June 9, 2022

613-294-7771

kyle.cyr@hotmail.com
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 2
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Jay Woodruff    June 6, 2022  343-204-7220  Info@jaywoodruff.ca
Stéphane Fournier August 9, 2022 613-433-2573 stephane.fournier.ward2@outlook.com  
Acclaimed - Councillor Ward 3
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Carl Grimard May 2, 2022 613-983-0885

grimardc@videotron.ca

Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 4
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Samuel Cardarelli  June 13, 2022  613-899-0843  sam.cardarelli@gmail.com 
Gerry Bertrand August 18, 2022 613-852-8994 beentheredoneit00@gmail.com   
Jacques Diotte August 19, 2022 613-298-2680 j.diotte.ward4@gmail.com 
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 5
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Marc Roy  June 3, 2022  613-298-9946  marcroymotorsports@gmail.com
André J. Lalonde June 9, 2022 613-858-4431 andrejlalonde@gmail.com
Sarma Merdian June 21, 2022 613-867-1914 sarmamerdian@gmail.com  
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 6
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Simon-Olivier Péladeau-Houle May 4, 2022 613-859-3216 simon-olivierph@outlook.com
Sylvie Riopel August 19, 2022 613-298-3242 sylvieriopel.2022@gmail.com
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 7
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Trevor Stewart May 16, 2022  613-866-4104  Trevor@TrevorStewart.ca
Michel Levert June 3, 2022 613-323-3412 metmlevert@gmail.com
Registered Candidates - Councillor Ward 8
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Diane Choinière   May 10, 2022  613-852-4550 diane_choiniere@yahoo.ca
Melissa Gaudreau July 27, 2022 613-552-4255 melissagaudreau@hotmail.com
Acclaimed - Upper Canada District School Board
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Corina Parisien  July 20, 2022 613-551-3852  corinawilson09@hotmail.com 
Acclaimed - Conseil des Écoles Publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Pierre Tessier July 26, 2022 613-697-1145  tessierpierre@yahoo.ca 
Acclaimed - Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique de l’Est Ontarien
NameDate of filingTelephoneEmail
Jean Lemay   May 11, 2022 613-299-0565   jean250@me.com
Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario*
Name Date of filingTelephoneEmail
Sue Wilson June 20, 2022 613-678-3306 Wilsonfarms1980@xplornet.com

*Under the responsibility of the Township of Russell

 

Wards

Map of urban wards

Map of Clarence-Rockland wards 

Who can vote?

According to Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act 1996 

You are eligible to vote in the 2022 Municipal Election, if on Election Day (Monday, October 24, 2022), you: 

  • Are a Canadian Citizen 
  • Are at least 18 years old 
  • Reside in Clarence-Rockland, or are the owner or tenant of land in Clarence-Rockland or the spouse of such owner or tenant 

The following are prohibited from voting: 

  • A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution 
  • A corporation 
  • A person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity, except as a voting proxy in accordance with section 44. 
  • A person who was convicted of the corrupt practice described in subsection 90 (3), if voting day in the current election is less than five years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted.  

School Board Voters

English Public Voter must: 

  • be a supporter of the English-language public district school board; or 
  • not be a supporter of any board, nor have qualified him- or herself as an elector for a separate or French-language school board in the election. 

English Separate Voter must: 

  • be a Roman Catholic who must: 
  • qualify as an elector for the English-language separate district school board; or 
  • be a supporter (or be the spouse of a supporter) of the English-language separate district school board. 

French Public Voter must: 

  • be a French-language rights holder (see ss. 23(1) and (2) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms for criteria) who must: 
  • qualify as an elector for the French-language public district school board; or 
  • be a supporter (or the spouse of a supporter) of the French-language public district school board. 

French Separate Voter must: 

  • be a Roman Catholic and 
  • a French-language rights holder (see the Charter for criteria) who must: 
  • qualify as an elector for the French-language separate district school board; or 
  • be a supporter (or the spouse of a supporter) of the French-language separate district school board. 

How do I vote on Election Day?

The voting method for the Clarence-Rockland Municipal Elections is internet/telephone voting only.  During the voting period, electors will be able to vote remotely using their own devices from the comfort of their home. Computer tablets will be made available at the City’s Voter Help Centres for those who require this service.

Qualified electors will receive their Voter Information Letter which will include their PIN and voting instructions via mail in early October.

If you have lost or did not receive this information, it is possible to obtain it at the City’s Voter Help Centres. Satisfactory identification will be required, and information will not be given out over the phone.

Can I vote early?

Voting will commence by internet and Telephone on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. and conclude on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When will eligible electors receive their Voter Information Letters (VIL)?

Electors should have received their VIL before October 18.

If an elector has not received their VIL by October 18, he/she will need to present himself/herself in person at a Voter Help Centre.

What is the last day for an elector to register online to receive a Voter Information Letter (VIL) via Canada Post?
The last day to register online to receive a VIL by mail is Friday, October 14

After this date, the elector will need to register in person, at a Voter Help Centre to receive their VIL.

What do I do if I am having trouble with the Voter Lookup on my mobile device?

It is possible that your phone settings are causing issues with proper viewing of the mobile version of voter lookup. The module is optimized for all operating systems and most* mobile browsers, but sometimes requires you to turn your phone into landscape mode for optimal use.

If you are still having issues, please contact 613-446-6022.

*Please follow instructions in popup for use on Safari browsers.

What happens if an elector loses or misplaces their Voter Information Letter (VIL)?
The elector needs to immediately report the loss of their VIL to a Voter Help CentreThe Election Official will disactivate the PIN in the system and re-issue a new VIL to the elector.
What is the last day to make amendments or additions to the Voter’s List?
Amendments or additions will be accepted at the Voter Help Centres until the end of the vote on October 24, 2022, at 8:00 p.m.
What is a Voter Help Centre?
A Voter Help Centre is staffed with Election Officials and offers the following services:
  • Amendments / Additions to the Voter’s List;
  • Provision of VIL’s to electors that are newly registered or have not received their VIL via Canada Post;
  • Assistance with the internet voting process.
Where are the Voter Help Centres located / when are they opened?
Client Services at City Hall, located at 1560 Laurier Street, Rockland is the main Voter Help Centre open to the public during regular office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

Principal Boardroom at City Hall, located at 1560 Laurier Street, Rockland  
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 21, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 23, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 24, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, 415 Lemay Street, Clarence Creek
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 24, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Bourget Public Library - 2240 Dollard Street, Bourget
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 24, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
What is the phone number to call to reach the Voter Help Centre?
The Voter Help Centre can be reached by calling 613-446-6022.