The Municipal Elections Act requires all 2018 Municipal and School Board candidates to file a Financial Statement (Form 4) for all contributions and incurred expenses during the campaign period. The deadline for filing financial statements for the reporting period ending December 31, 2018 was on or before 2:00 PM, March 29, 2019. A candidate who misses the filing deadline may file within a 30 day grace period, provided that a $500.00 late filing fee is paid to the municipality.

The Municipal Elections Act stipulates that candidates whose campaign contributions and total expenses are greater than $10,000 must have their financial statement audited and submit the auditor’s report to the Clerk along with their financial statement. The auditor’s report shall be prepared by an auditor licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004.

Section 88.23 of The Municipal Elections Act requires the clerk to make available to the public a report setting out all candidates in an election and indicating whether each candidate complied with Section 88.25 of the Act. The report shall be made available on the website as soon as possible after April 30th in the year following the election.

The following Municipal candidates filed a Form 4 with the Clerk of the Township of Douro-Dummer on or before the deadline on March 29, 2019 and have met the requirements of Section 88.25 of The Municipal Elections Act:

• Giarratana, George – Deputy Mayor
• Johnston, Ray – Councillor Ward 1
• Jones, J. Murray – Mayor
• Landsmann, Shelagh – Councillor Ward 2
• Moher, Karl – Deputy Mayor
• Trudeau, Marc – Councillor At Large
• Watson, Heather – Councillor Ward 1
• Watt, Tom – Councillor At Large

An electronic copy of all of the Financial Statements that have been filed are available for viewing online at

Questions may be directed to:

Crystal McMillan
Clerk/Returning Officer
Township of Douro-Dummer
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
E-mail C. McMillan

2018 Municipal Election Candidate Compliance with Filing Requirements