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The day for nominations of candidates for the 2020 Municipal Elections for municipal councillors and for members of ‘Le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP)’ has been set for Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Nomination forms will be available at the Municipal Office as of August 17 and nominations will be received by Returning Officer Pam Doucet from Thursday, August 27, to Friday, September, 4, 2020, by appointment and Tuesday, September 8, 2020, until 5:00 p.m.

One (1) Councillor is to be elected in each of the eight (8) electoral districts of the Municipality of Clare.

Three (3) members are to be elected in the electoral district of Clare (includes Municipality of Clare, Municipality of Digby and Town of Digby) to serve on the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP). A person signing a nomination form must be an entitled individual.

Nominations close on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Every nomination shall be accompanied by a deposit of Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars.

For information regarding the 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections in Clare, go to https://www.clarenovascotia.com/en/2020-election.

Interested in running for council?

Municipal election day in Nova Scotia is Saturday October 17, 2020

Dalhousie University will be offering online sessions to those interested in learning more about local politics, running for election, and/or getting involved in community decision making.

Sessions being offered are:

  • Citizen engagement: What is it and why should I care?
  • Local government: What is it and why get involved?
  • What’s it like to be an elected official?
  • Organizing an Effective Election Campaign

For more information, visit https://yourdecision.ca/

The preliminary list of electors has been prepared for the upcoming municipal and school board elections in Clare on October 17, 2020. The Returning Officer Pam Doucet may make additions or corrections to the list upon application in person, by telephone, fax, e-mail, or by mail. Electors may find out if they are on the list of electors by:

1) visiting the municipal office (downstairs) at 1185 Highway 11, Little Brook, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday from August 12 to 26, 2020, or

2) contacting the Returning Officer between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday from August 12 to 26, 2020, by phone (902-769-2031), fax (902-769-3713) or e-mail ().

You will be asked for your name, your address (both civic and mailing) and your date of birth.

For information regarding the 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections in Clare, go to https://www.clarenovascotia.com/en/2020-election.

As per the directives of the Nova Scotia Government, as of July 31, 2020 non-medical masks are mandatory in parts of offices where municipal government services are offered to the public.

Children under two are exempt, as well children aged two to four when their parent or caregiver cannot get them to wear a mask. People with a valid medical reason for not wearing a mask are also exempt.

Are you interested in becoming a candidate in the upcoming 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections? This downloadable/printable Candidate’s Guide to Municipal and School Board Elections will assist those who are contemplating offering for municipal councillor or candidates for the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP): https://www.clarenovascotia.com/images/elections/Candidates_Guide_to_Mun_CSAP_SB_Elections_-_2020-06-08.pdf

For information regarding the 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections in Clare, go to https://www.clarenovascotia.com/en/2020-election.

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1185 Highway 1

Little Brook, Nova Scotia
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Phone: 902-769-2031
Fax: 902-769-3773

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Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

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