Toronto – October 7, 2022 - This month, municipalities across British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario go to the polls to vote in their municipal elections. Your municipal government makes many decisions that have a major impact on the citizens and working people in your community. Federal and provincial governments are downloading more and more responsibilities to municipalities, meaning that local government matters even more today.
Below is some helpful information about the upcoming municipal elections:
Municipal Election Days, October 2022
British Columbia: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Manitoba: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Ontario: Monday, October 24, 2022
How to find your local Labour Friendly Candidate
We’ve compiled a list below where you can find your local Labour Council endorsement for the municipal elections. If you don’t see your local area below, you can check CLC to find your local labour council’s website.
You can view the full list of British Columbia Municipal Election Labour Council Endorsed Candidates here for over 50 municipalities across the province. BC Municipal Labour Council Endorsed Candidates
- Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Labour Council has endorsed Glen Murray for mayor and released their progressive slate of candidates here: Winnipeg Labour Endorsements
- Hamilton: The Hamilton & District Labour Council has endorsed Andrea Horwath for mayor and several city councillor endorsements. Hamilton Labour Municipal Election
- Kingston: The Kingston and District Labour Council shared their list of labour endorsed candidates for city council on their Facebook page. Kingston Labour Endorsed Candidates
- London: London and District Labour Council has endorsed Josh Morgan for mayor, and a full list of councillor candidates. London Labour Municipal Election
- North Bay: The North Bay Labour Council is supporting six candidates for North Bay City Council: Bay Today: Labour Council Endorses 6 North Bay Council Candidates
- Peel: The Peel Regional Labour Council shared their endorsement of candidates in Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga on their Twitter feed: Peel Labour Endorsements
- Toronto: View the Toronto Labour Council’s list of endorsed candidates for city council and trustees here: Toronto Labour Muncipal Election
- Waterloo: The Waterloo Regional Labour Council has endorsed Berry Vrbanovic for Mayor of Kitchener, and Dorothy McCabe for Mayor of Waterloo, and has shared their list of endorsed councillors and trustees for Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge: Waterloo Region Labour Endorsements
- Windsor: The Windsor and District Labour Council released a list of endorsements, including Chris Holt for Mayor of Windsor and endorsements for mayors, councillors, and trustees in Windsor, Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, Lakeshore, Lasalle, Leamington and Tecumseh. Windsor Region Municipal Endorsements
Remember, it only takes a few minutes to vote! Your vote can have a huge impact on the working people and families in your municipality.