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Municipal Council Vacancy

TAKE NOTICE that a vacancy exists on the Town of Kapuskasing Council for one (1) Councillor Position. Council has determined that it wishes to fill this vacancy by appointment through a Direct Appointment of Election Candidate in accordance with the Town of Kapuskasing Council Vacancy Policy.

The term of this position is from the date of Council appointment, June 17, 2024 for the balance of the term of Council being November 14, 2026.

A candidate for municipal office must be a qualified municipal elector as set out in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. Qualified electors must be:
•    18 years of age or older;
•    a Canadian citizen;
•    a resident of the Town of Kapuskasing, or an owner or tenant of land in the Township or the spouse of such an owner or tenant; and
•    not prohibited from voting under any other Act or disqualified from holding municipal office.

Council shall fill the vacancy by appointing the Candidate who ran for the position that is vacant from the most current Election who received the most votes but was not elected during the 2022 Municipal Elections.

Candidates must complete a Council Vacancy Application Form, and a Declaration of Qualification Form with the Clerk’s Office.  

Candidates should also refer to the Municipal Act, 2001, and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for further details relating to the required qualifications. 

For further information or to complete a Council Vacancy Application Form and a Declaration of Qualification, please contact:

Chantal Guillemette, Municipal Clerk 
Town of Kapuskasing
88 Riverside Drive, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1B3
 T: (705) 337-4252

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