Election Information

The next general Municipal Election will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2024. 

Elections in the municipality

Municipal elections are an incredibly important part of local governance and affect the day-to-day lives of residents throughout the municipality.  From waste collection to public safety to transit and beyond, municipal government shapes how residents and visitors live, work, play, and invest in the municipality.

General municipal elections take place every four years, with the next election taking place on October 19, 2024.  Qualified residents will vote for:

Other elections in the municipality 

In addition to municipal elections, both the provincial and federal elections take place within the municipality. Learn more about provincial elections (Elections Nova Scotia) and federal elections (Elections Canada)

Contact the Election Office

Inquiries and documents can be emailed and/or served in person between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For in-person appointments, please conact us at:

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Phone: 902-563-5010

Becoming a candidate 

From the nomination process to the various forms, you’ll need to complete – there’s plenty to learn about becoming a candidate.

 Learn more about becoming a candidate