MUNICIPAL ELECTION SCHEDULE IN CANADA

 

  ELECTION TERM ELECTION DATE NEXT ELECTIONS
Alberta 4 Years 3rd Monday of October for all municipalities, except summer villages where elections take place in July and August October 18, 2021
British Columbia 4 Years 3rd Saturday of October October 20, 2018
Manitoba 4 Years 4th Wednesday of October

However the Village of Dunnottar, Victoria Beach and Winnipeg Beach must hold elections on the fourth Friday in July
October 24, 2018
New Brunswick 4 Years 2nd Monday of May May 11, 2020
Newfoundland and Labrador 4 Years Last Tuesday of September September 27, 2021
Northwest Territories 2 or 3 Years
(depending on local bylaw)

4 Years for Tlicho community governments
For a city, town or village and municipal taxing authority:
3rd Monday in October

For a hamlet:
2nd Monday in December

For a Tlicho community government:
2nd Monday in June

For settlement communities or chartered communities:
the date set out in the order or charter
October 15, 2018


Hamlets:
December 10, 2018

Tlicho community governments:
June 14, 2021
Nova Scotia 4 Years 3rd Saturday of October October 17, 2020
Nunavut 4 Years 4th Monday in October October 28, 2019

For hamlets:October 25, 2021
December 11, 2018
Ontario 4 Years 4th Monday of October October 22, 2018
Prince Edward Island 4 Years 1st Monday of November November 5, 2018
Québec 4 Years 1st Sunday in November November 5, 2017
Saskatchewan 4 Years Cities, (southern) Towns and Villages:
4th Wednesday of October

Resort Villages:
last Saturday of July

Northern Municipalities:
either the 2nd last Wednesday of September, the last Wednesday in September or the 1st Wednesday of October
Rural Municipalities:
October 28, 2020 for reeves and councillors representing odd-numbered divisions
October 24, 2018 for councillors representing even-numbered divisions

Resort Villages:
July 25, 2020

Cities, (southern) Towns and Villages:
October 28, 2020

Northern municipalities (northern towns, villages and hamlets):
October 28, 2020
Yukon 3 Years 3rd Thursday of October October 18, 2018
Last Updated: December 13, 2017