Bluewater District School Board

Bluewater's Municipal Elections 2022 page

Municipal Elections 2022

The municipal elections will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022.  The information and resources in this section are being provided to assist those who are interested in running for the position of school board trustee.

Bluewater District School Board serves approximately 17,400 students in 40 elementary schools and nine secondary schools across Bruce and Grey counties, and employs about 3,000 permanent and casual staff.  To view the current Board of Trustees and the areas they represent, click here.

Bluewater District School Board trustees and staff are guided by the vision, mission, and priorities that are outlined in the board's Multi-Year Strategic Plan.  More detailed information on the implementation of the Multi-Year Strategic Plan and the work of the board can be found in the Director's Annual Report 2021.

Key Dates

Nomination/campaign period begins  May 2, 2022
Nomination Day: last day to be nominated August 19, 2022
Final day for withdrawal of candidacy August 19, 2022
Election Day October 24, 2022
School board trustee term of office begins November 15, 2022
Campaign period ends January 3, 2023
Financial filing deadline March 31, 2023
School board trustee term of office ends  November 14, 2026

Resources and Information

The following centralized website has been developed by the Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) in partnership with Ontario's school board/trustee associations.  It includes an extensive list of resources on running for trustee in the 2022 school board elections:

The OESC has also created the following guide for trustee candidates:

Making a Difference: Running for Election as a School Board Trustee
Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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